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

Today's actors are doing phenomenal work: Tanvi Azmi

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:40 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Tanvi Azmi has lauded the new crop of actors in Bollywood saying that they are doing phenomenal work. View More..

Priyanka, Deepika lose out on Teen Choice 2017 award

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   1:28 pm
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian stars Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone didn't emerge as winners at the Teen Choice 2017 award ceremony, where TV show "Riverdale" and film "Wonder Woman" dominated the winners' list. View More..

Bihar boy Hemwant Tiwari making global strides with Hollywood

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   2:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) He was born in Bihar, worked in call centres to pay for his acting course and is now acting with Hollywood stars Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge in international TV series "Medinah". Hemwant Tiwari says that, while working on this project, he was excited to see a heartwarming example of "diversity" as people from almost 17 countries came together like a family and absorbed different cultures. View More..

Style, sensibility extremely personal: Celebrity stylist Allia Al Rufai

    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   2:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Celebrity stylist Allia Al Rufai, who has styled actresses like Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma and Alia Bhatt, says its not essential to follow someone's fashion as style and sensibility are extremely personal and everyone has their own unique take and opinion. View More..

'Jab Harry Met Sejal': One more 'Tamasha' (Review)

    Updated On : Aug 04,2017   11:08 am
Film: "Jab Harry Met Sejal"; Director: Imtiaz Ali; Cast: Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, Rating: **1/2 View More..

'We're the Millers' director hopes he's lucky enough to work with Priyanka

    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   1:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Rawson Marshall Thurber is happy with Hollywood getting influenced by Bollywood, and infusing Indian elements to its storyline. The American filmmaker says the foreign film industry has moved into an "exciting" phase after opening doors to diversity, and hopes he gets to work with Indian actress Priyanka Chopra soon. View More..

Is legally protecting original fashion designs best way to combat plagiarism?

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   10:34 am
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace designer Rohit Bal's collection -- including a newly-introduced cock motif -- became talk of the town after he showcased it at the just-concluded India Couture Week here because it had been copyrighted. But is this move the best solution to fight plagiarism? View More..

'Om Shanti Om' stars hail film's musical adaptation

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   5:04 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actors Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal and Shreyas Talpade on Sunday congratulated filmmaker Farah Khan and hailed the Japanese musical adaptation of their 2007 film "Om Shanti Om". View More..

Don't think I'm a feature film director: Designer Tarun Tahiliani`

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   11:08 am
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Tarun Tahiliani, one of India's favourite bridal designers, has made a whole series of "very nice short vignette films" on fashion but says he doesn't see himself going behind the camera to helm a feature film. View More..

'Munna Michael': Cliched and uninspiring (IANS Review, Rating: **)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   8:44 pm
Film: "Munna Michael"; Director: Sabbir Khan; Cast: Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niddi Agerwal, Ronit Roy, Pankaj Tripathi; Rating: ** View More..

I don't like the word diet: Yasmin Karachiwala

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   5:22 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, who has trained the likes of Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, says she doesn't like the word "diet". View More..

Deepika Padukone 'honoured' to be part of Academy members

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   5:48 pm
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says she is honoured to be a part of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences for its "Class of 2017". View More..

LG's Mother's Day story most watched ad on YouTube India

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   3:52 pm
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) LG's 20 years anniversary and Mother's Day story clip was the most watched video on YouTube India in the second quarter of 2017, the company announced on Tuesday. View More..

Shilpa Shetty might make comeback soon (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:32 am
New York, July 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who has been away from the silver screen for some years now, says she might make a comeback soon. View More..

Bollywood set to 'stomp', 'rock' New York with IIFA show (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   12:20 pm
New York, July 12 (IANS) At a time when Hollywood is incubating diverse talent like never before, Bollywood is out to mesmerise the US with its magic at the three-day IIFA Weekend and Awards starting here on Thursday. View More..

Want to see more foreign film representation at Oscars: Priyanka

    Updated On : Jul 05,2017   3:42 pm
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is among those invited to be part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017', says "a progress" towards embracing diversity has been made by the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences (AMPAS), but she'd like to see more foreign representation at the ceremony. View More..

Academy invites Big B, Aamir, Priyanka in bid for diversity

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   7:22 pm
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are among a record 774 people from 57 countries invited to be a part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017'. The step is being seen as an attempt to diversify its membership. View More..

With my win, J&K in news for right reason: Miss India runner-up

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   10:48 am
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Femina Miss India 2017's first runner-up Sana Dua, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, says she feels happy and proud that with her victory, her state is in the news for the right season. View More..

Amitabh, Aishwarya, Aamir invited to join Oscar Academy

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   9:00 am
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, apart from directors like Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Goutam Ghose are among the Indians invited to be a part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017'. View More..

Preparing for 'Rambo' will be exhausting, says Tiger Shroff

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   5:28 pm
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff, who has been roped in for the Hindi remake of Hollywood action film "Rambo", says that preparing for the film will be exhausting as expectations will be high from the film. View More..