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

Don't want to be where I was 10 years ago: Deepika

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone's aim is to look ahead in life, and she says she wants to learn and grow with every experience. View More..

Kriti takes fashion inspiration from Deepika, Kangna

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:40 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says Bollywood actresses like Kangna Ranaut, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor inspire her a lot in terms of fashion. View More..

NY-based designer Prabal Gurung to visit India

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) New York-based designer Prabal Gurung will visit India in October to present his line that will be launched at Mumbai's Le Mill fashion concept store. This will be the first time in eight years that the designer's line will be available in India. View More..

Want my film characters to live for many, many years: Deepika Padukone (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Deepika Padukone, who will soon make her Hollywood debut with "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" and is also one of the highest-paid actresses in the world according to Forbes magazine, says that she tries to be part of scripts that would hopefully live on for many years. View More..

Deepika Padukone urges Indians to 'smile more for a good day'

    Updated On : Sep 19,2016   1:08 pm
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Why can't we smile more, asks Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who feels that a smile can well do what a thousand words cannot. View More..

Sunny Leone has all the talent to become mainstream heroine: Rajeev Chaudhari

    Updated On : Sep 15,2016   10:04 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) "Beiiman Love" helmer Rajeev Chaudhury thinks actress Sunny Leone has enough talent to be a mainstream heroine. View More..

Priyanka Chopra enters world's highest paid TV actresses list

    Updated On : Sep 15,2016   1:58 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has become the first Indian film celebrity to enter Forbes magazine's list of highest paid TV actresses in the world. View More..

Vin Diesel, Deepika flaunt Sabyasachi's ensembles

    Updated On : Sep 12,2016   5:16 pm
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Hollywood star Vin Diesel and his "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" co-star Deepika Padukone flaunted traditional Indian attire, created by ace Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. View More..

Ticket prices for Coldplay's Indian gig leave 'desi' fans cold

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Rs 25,000 and more -- these reported ticket prices of a rumoured Coldplay gig in Mumbai later this year, have sent the globally popular band's Indian fans in a tizzy. View More..

Big B praises Srijit Mukherji for 'Zulfiqar' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 08,2016   3:18 pm
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised film director Srijit Mukherji for the upcoming Bengali crime-drama film "Zulfiqar". View More..

Yuvraj Singh enters fashion world for a cause

    Updated On : Sep 04,2016   4:12 pm
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh has forayed into the fashion industry by launching his brand YWC Fashion in collaboration with designers Shantanu and Nikhil. View More..

Why Sabyasachi Mukherjee shies away from movie designing?

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) He has designed for the best of Bollywood stars at film festivals and red carpets, yet he would like to stay away from designing costumes for films. Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee says he prefers to be in control of his designing and hence avoids doing movies. View More..

Flaunt off-shoulder pant suits in style

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   1:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Aditi Gupta of the brand Azalea has come up with a latest range of off-shoulder pant suits and the designer says it will give sharp, sexy and stylish look to women. View More..

'Real life stories in ads connect brand, consumers better'

    Updated On : Aug 30,2016   4:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Jewellery brand Tanishq's Queen of Hearts ad features actress Deepika Padukone gifting a necklace to her manager as a mark of gratitude. It's a real life moment brought alive in an ad -- a practice a lot of brands are adopting in order to establish a better connect with consumers, says an expert. View More..

Rumours are baseless: Bhansali's spokesperson on Deepika's remuneration

    Updated On : Aug 30,2016   3:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's spokesperson says reports stating that actress Deepika Padukone has been paid around Rs 11 crore for her next film "Padmavati" are completely false. View More..

Rajkummar Rao to star with Nargis Fakhri in Hollywood project

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   2:54 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has been cast opposite Nargis Fakhri in a Hollywood production titled "5 Weddings", to be directed by Namrata Singh Gujral. View More..

Hollywood a great achievement for Deepika: Diana Penty

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   2:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty is more than happy for her "Cocktail" co-star Deepika Padukone for her "great achievement" of making her Hollywood debut with the film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage". View More..

Don't take anyone's advice: Karisma's pregnancy tip to Kareena

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   1:40 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, her sister Karisma has always given her the best life lessons. Now that Kareena is expecting her first child, her older sibling has suggested to her to stay away from everyone's advice and to follow her instinct. View More..

When Kareena got 'emotional' while walking LFW runway

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   12:16 am
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with Saif Ali Khan in December, turned showstopper for designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee for the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2016 and she says that it was an emotional moment for her as this was the first time "we were taking the ramp together". View More..

Hollywood for Boman Irani only with substantial role

    Updated On : Aug 28,2016   7:00 pm
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani is open to the idea of going to Hollywood to explore a "different world of acting" -- albeit only when a "substantial" opportunity comes knocking at his door. View More..