Deepika Padukone Biography

deepika padukone biography The most charismatic heroine of Bollywood is Deepika Padukone who has made good reputation among millions of viewers in India and abroad.

Her dimpled looks allure the audience and she is considered as queen in the world of glamour.

Deepika Padukone comes from highly talented family. Her father is legendary sports person and gained fame as a badminton player at international level and her mother is working as a travel agent.

Deepika's birthplace is Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family migrated to Bangalore in her childhood. Padukone also has a younger sister, Anisha.

Deepika completed basic education from Sophia High School in Bangalore and achieved her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore.

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In her school, she had interest in badminton and participated badminton till the 10th standard at state level but she was not keen to pursue career as a badminton player.

Deepika Padukone entered into the world of films by starting her career through modelling. She was seen in numerous print and television advertisement of Liril, Limca and Close-up.

She was also appointed as a brand ambassador for Jewels of India, a jewellery exhibition and also Face of Maybelline, an international brand. Her photo is also seen in the 2006 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.

deepika padukone She entered the film industry as supermodel and then turned to well-known and charming actress. She passed all these stages with great flamboyance.

She started her acting career in Bollywood with outstanding film Om Shanti Om (2007) that featured superstar Sharukh Khan. After first appearance in runaway success in 'Om Shanti Om, Deepika could not get film of her taste.

She signed many films such as Break Ke Baad, Karthik Calling Karthik, 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey and Lafangey Parindey. She was also seen in Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Ranbir Kapoor. However these films were average and she could win any awards.

Even then, producers were interested to take Deepika Padukone as a heroine because she has good persona and the ability to make a movie box office success.

Deepika Padukone's looks and her superb acting made her outstanding heroine, in film Chennai Express, where she played lead role opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The movie broke several Bollywood records. Deepika played her character with charm and kindness.

In her acting, her confidence level is very high that worked as a positive to outshine her as most stunning and glamorous heroines of Bollywood.

Many critics claim that Deepika Padukone has great potential to turn the film to huge commercials success.

This dazzling Bollywood heroine is touching new height of success with Chennai Express. She gave many blockbuster films in 2013 with 'Race 2', 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

Deepika Padukone' unique trait is that she is fully aware of her life goals and accepts the challenging roles to make distinct position among Bollywood heroines.

2013 year end film Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ramleela opposite actor Ranveer Singh was a big success, for this film Deepika won Screen and Filmfare Award for Best Actress. It was one of the highest grosser films of 2013.

Deepika starrer opposite Superstar Rajnikant in film Kochadaiiyan, a period film directed by the superstar's daughter Saundarya. Deepika had another release opposite actor Arjun Kapoor in Finding Fanny, this film received critical acclaim and earned average at Box Office.

Actress Deepika Padukone had a big release during Diwali in 2014, starring opposite Shahrukh Khan in Happy New Year. This film received mixed reviews but was a commercial success at Box Office.

Deepika has three upcoming projects to the kitty, first one is Piku opposite actor Irfan Khan, second one is Tamasha opposite Ranbir Kapoor and the third one is Bajirao Mastani opposite Ranveer Singh.

Deepika is grown as the most successful actress in Bollywood, she is also seen in several ad endorsements and is names as "World's Sexiest Women" by Indian Edition of FHM.

Deepika Padukone Latest News

Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   4:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper. View More..

Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   1:38 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the first time. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper. View More..

Ranveer finds it difficult to switch between characters

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who is promoting his forthcoming film "Befikre" as well as filming Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati", says at times it is difficult to switch between two contrasting characters. View More..

Don't take 'Koffee With Karan' seriously: Varun (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan says that people should not take the conversations between celebrities and filmmaker Karan Johar on the popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" seriously. View More..

Shah Rukh Khan wins the Kids' Icon of The Year award

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   4:12 am
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan won the Kid's Icon Of The Year award at the Kids' Choice Awards 2016 here on Monday. View More..

Working with Bhansali dream of any actor: Aditi Rao Hydari

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   5:44 pm
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says working with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a dream for any actor. View More..

Ranbir and I share great camaraderie: Ranveer Singh

    Updated On : Nov 29,2016   7:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh says he and "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" star Ranbir Kapoor share a great camaraderie. View More..

Shahid starts shooting for 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 24,2016   6:46 pm
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor has started shooting for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati". View More..

Deepika was looking gorgeous as Padmavati: Alia Bhatt

    Updated On : Nov 17,2016   9:24 pm
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt says Deepika Padukone, who has begun shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansalia's historic drama "Padmavati" was looking stunning as the protagonist. View More..

Mickey Mouse short to premiere on his birthday

    Updated On : Nov 17,2016   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Mickey Mouse's animated short titled "Feliz CumpleaƱos!" -- which translates to Happy Birthday in Spanish -- will premiere on TV on the famous Walt Disney cartoon character's birthday, which falls on November 18. View More..

'Padmavati' will be very tough, but I'm ready: Deepika Padukone

    Updated On : Nov 13,2016   7:00 pm
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who has completed nine years in Bollywood, feels she has just started in the film industry and says she is ready for bigger challenges like "Padmavati". View More..

'Padmavati' to release next November

    Updated On : Nov 12,2016   2:10 pm
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, known for his quirky streak, announced the release date of his upcoming film "Padmavati" in Roman style. View More..

It's a great time to take risks in Bollywood: Sonakshi Sinha (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Nov 12,2016   1:20 pm
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha, who feels the lines of gender divide in Bollywood are fast fading, says this is a great time for female actors to take risks with new characters and stories. View More..

Shilpa Shetty Kundra 'proud' about son Viaan's TV debut

    Updated On : Nov 11,2016   2:24 pm
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra's four-year-old son Viaan appeared on the stage of dance-based reality TV show, leaving her proud and excited. View More..

Deepika, Alia are fantastic actors, says Shahid Kapoor

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   1:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says actresses Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt are absolutely outstanding in their achievements as well as their performances. View More..

I don't believe in fusion: Kathak legend Birju Maharaj (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Classical dance and music forms are pure and aesthetic and fusion with modern genres will detract from the charm of their originality, Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj believes. View More..

'Om Shanti Om' being made into musical in Japan

    Updated On : Nov 09,2016   11:46 am
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan's 2007 film "Om Shanti Om", which regaled Bollywood audiences with its song and dance sequences, is now being made into a musical in Japan. View More..

Deepika Padukone's 'Bollywood blunder' at MTV Europe Music Awards

    Updated On : Nov 07,2016   2:20 pm
Rotterdam, Nov 7 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's military green look at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2016 has been tagged as a 'Bollywood blunder' by international publications. View More..

Deepika Padukone is presenter at MTV Europe Music Awards

    Updated On : Nov 07,2016   1:42 pm
Rotterdam, Nov 7 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who is gearing up for her Hollywood debut with "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" opposite Hollywood actor Vin Diesel, represented India at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2016. View More..

Going to Hollywood has become overrated: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Updated On : Nov 06,2016   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) From Irrfan Khan, Anupam Kher, Priyanka Chopra to Deepika Padukone -- Indian actors are exploring different avenues of foreign cinema. But Nawazuddin Siddiqui is not impressed with the trend. View More..