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

Helly Shah picks role over co-star (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   1:40 pm
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Helly Shah, best known for playing Swara in "Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur", says she will only act in films if she likes her character and not because of a co-star. View More..

Shahid flaunts bruised, brave avatar in 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   10:50 am
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Days after actress Deepika Padukone's royal look from "Padmavati" was unveiled, the makers of the upcoming film have shared an image of actor Shahid Kapoor, who looks every inch of a warrior king in the poster. View More..

Karni Sena members burn posters of Bhansali's 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   8:04 pm
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) The Shri Rajput Karni Sena, an organisation of the Rajput community, on Saturday burnt posters here of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much-awaited "Padmavati" which is slated for a December 1 release. View More..

Yasmin Karachiwala opens gym franchise in Dhaka

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   7:04 pm
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, who has trained Bollywood celebrities like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, launched a gym franchise of her fitness studio "Body Image" in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday. View More..

Ranveer cuts off beard to shoot younger Khijli in 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   12:58 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh says that he shaved off his beard to shoot younger version of Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus "Padmavati". View More..

Karni Sena to oppose 'Padmavati' screening if facts 'distorted'

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   8:20 pm
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Shri Rajput Karni Sena, an organisation of the Rajput community, has said it will oppose screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" if facts are "distorted" in the film. View More..

Deepika looks regal in first poster of 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   10:52 am
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) On the auspicious occasion of Navratri on Thursday, the makers of period-drama film "Padmavati" unveiled the first look of the film in which actress Deepika Padukone looked every inch a reigning empress. View More..

Deepika Padukone unveils 'Padmavati' logo

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   4:32 pm
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone on Wednesday shared a logo of her much-awaited movie "Padmavati" -- thereby starting the promotions of the film, which was mired in controversy during its shoot over its subject. View More..

Shahid's daughter gets her ear pierced

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   10:52 am
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor's daughter Misha has got her ear pierced. View More..

'Empathy key to suicide prevention'

    Updated On : Sep 10,2017   4:44 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) If you know someone who is visibly depressed or struggling to cope with challenges of life, do not hesitate to intervene for fear of making things worse. Just hearing them out with empathy can make the difference between life and death, say experts. View More..

Bengaluru start-ups tackle mental health issues with technology

    Updated On : Sep 07,2017   12:34 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 7 (IANS) At a time when India is listed as being home to among the most depressed citizens of the world, Bengaluru has been witnessing a steady change in its start-up space, with a number of firms coming up to address the issues around mental health using technology. View More..

Deepika, Irrfan's new film is fictional, yet untitled

    Updated On : Sep 04,2017   6:56 pm
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) The makers of a new film featuring Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone have clarified that the project is fictional and yet untitled, contrary to earlier reports that it's a biopic on mafia queen Rahima Khan aka Sapna Didi. View More..

Big B has 29 million Twitter followers

    Updated On : Sep 03,2017   12:52 pm
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the most followed Indian actor on Twitter, now has a fan following of 29 million on the micro-blogging platform. View More..

Shahid can't wait to go back to 'Padmavati' set

    Updated On : Sep 02,2017   10:30 am
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says that he cannot wait to get back to the sets of the historical drama "Padmavati". View More..

Deepika, Priyanka in Bollywood's highest paid actors list

    Updated On : Aug 31,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra are the only two actresses who feature in Forbes magazines list of top 10 Bollywood's highest paid 2017 list, which is led by "Raees" star Shah Rukh Khan. View More..

When Deepika felt strange connection with Princess Diana

    Updated On : Aug 29,2017   4:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says she would have loved to meet late Princess Diana as, while growing up, she felt a strange connection with the royal. View More..

Ranveer Singh not meeting The Chainsmokers

    Updated On : Aug 29,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh will not be meeting American DJs The Chainsmokers during their India tour next month, his representative has said. View More..

Air pollution is a real, serious challenge: Deepika Padukone

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   1:28 pm
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says most people are unaware about indoor air pollution and the toll it can take on health. View More..

Deepika Padukone out of Forbes' list of highest paid actresses

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   1:06 pm
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has dropped out of Forbes magazines World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, which is led by Hollywood actress Emma Stone. View More..

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..