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

Shabana Azmi calls for IFFI boycott after anti-Padmavati protests

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   10:26 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Never one to mince words, Shabana Azmi is vocal about her distaste for the baseless anti-Padmavati protests. View More..

Protests continue over 'Padmavati' in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   9:08 pm
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie "Padmavati" continued to rock Rajasthan as protesters blocked entry to the Kumbhalgarh fort in Rajsamand on Saturday while protests were witnessed in some other towns and cities. View More..

Rajput leader alleges Bhansali 'kicks up controversies' ahead of film release

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   8:24 pm
Gandhinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Amid growing protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati", the leader of a Rajput group in Gujarat has criticised the filmmaker, alleging it was a "tactic" of Bhansali to "always create a controversy ahead of his film's release" to create a boom at the box-office. View More..

Shocked at what Deepika is going through: Ruby Rose

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   2:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Australian actress Ruby Rose on Saturday lent out her support to actress Deepika Padukone, who has been threatened of physical harm over the release of her film "Padmavati". View More..

Film industry should boycott IFFI over 'Padmavati' row: Shabana Azmi

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   1:54 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Saturday urged the Indian film industry to boycott the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa to protest against the threats to actress Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on their upcoming film "Padmavati". View More..

Modi's silence doesn't augur well for India's democracy (Comment)

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   12:56 pm
Even as camera-friendly and Internet-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi waxes eloquent on his "Beti Padhao Beti Bachao" campaign, the right-wing fringe elements openly threaten a leading actress -- an inspiration and role model for thousands of young Indian girls -- under his government's nose. Modi and his government have done nothing but maintain silence, ultimately amounting to indirect approval and further encouraging these elements. View More..

'Padmavati' makers justify showing film at 'other forums;

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   3:46 am
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) The makers of "Padmavati" have rued how the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is "looking the other way" due to which they are compelled to show the movie at other platforms. View More..

Nothing in 'Padmavati' that hurts Rajput pride: Rajat Sharma

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   10:20 pm
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) There is not a single scene, dialogue or sequence in "Padmavati" that may hurt Rajput pride, senior journalist Rajat Sharma said on Friday after watching the movie. View More..

Anti-'Padmavati' protesters force closure of Chittorgarh fort

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   9:10 pm
Jaipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Entry to the famous Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan was closed on Friday as a few thousand people sat on dharna outside the main gate to protest Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie "Padmavati", which many claim distorts historical facts. View More..

'Padmavati' stir: Chittorgarh fort shut down, Mumbai police issues warning (Round-up)

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The stir over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" continued on Friday with the entry to the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan getting closed. On the other hand, Mumbai police issued a warning to individuals and groups against taking the law into their hands while registering their objection about the historical film. View More..

'Padmavati': Mumbai police warns 'adventurous' protestors

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   6:20 pm
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) As opposition and threats to the upcoming film "Padmavati" continue, Mumbai Police on Friday issued a stern warning to "adventurous" protestors. View More..

Judiciary has turned a blind eye: Sanal Sasidharan

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   5:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) In what could be seen as a severe blow to Sanal Sasidharan's judicial battle to make the I & B ministry and the IFFI accountable for ousting his film "S Durga", the Kerala High Court on Friday postponed the filmmaker's hearing to Monday. View More..

Mumbai police warns protestors against being 'adventurous' on 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   5:28 pm
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The Mumbai police has warned individuals and groups against taking the law into their hands while protesting against Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati." View More..

Album needs lot of maturity: Darshan Raval

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   11:30 am
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Singer-composer Darshan Raval, former participant of singing-based reality show "India's Raw Star", unveiled three singles this year, but says he is not ready to come up with an album as that needs maturity. View More..

'Padmavati' protest: Entry to Chittorgarh Fort closed

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   11:16 am
Jaipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Entry to the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan was closed on Friday in protest against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie "Padmavati", which many claim has distorted historical facts. View More..

Rs 5 crore bounty on Bhansali's, Deepika Padukone's heads announced

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   10:36 pm
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) A Meerut resident from the Kshatriya community on Thursday announced a bounty of Rs 5 crore on the heads of film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Deepika Padukone for "wrongfully portraying" queen Padmini in their coming film 'Padmavati'. View More..

'Padmavati' row: Karni Sena threatens Deepika, Brahmin group holds blood signature campaign

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   7:34 pm
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) Opposition to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" continued to grow with a Karni Sena leader on Thursday threatening actress Deepika Padukone with physical harm over her "provocative statements", while a Brahmin group held a blood signature campaign demanding a ban on the film. The Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah also issued a statement requesting a ban. View More..

'Padmavati' row intensifies; Karni Sena threatens to cut Deepika's nose

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   7:20 pm
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) The row over filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" intensified on Thursday after a Shri Rajput Karni Sena member threatened to chop off actress Deepika Padukone's nose amid a call for "Bharat Bandh" (shutdown) on December 1 when the film is slated for pan-India release. View More..

Maharashtra to provide security for 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   6:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Standing firmly with Bollywood, the Maharashtra government on Thursday assured security to theatres which screen "Padmavati", the upcoming epic period drama by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali that has come under attack from critics. View More..

'Padmavati' row intensifies; Karni Sena threatens to cut Deepika's nose

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   6:26 pm
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) The row over filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati" intensified on Thursday after a Shri Rajput Karni Sena member threatened to chop off actress Deepika Padukones nose amid a call for "Bharat Bandh" (shutdown) on December 1 when the film is slated for pan-India release. View More..