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's sword fighting act in 'Bajirao...' inspired me: Sonia Singh

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   2:50 pm
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Television actress Sonia Singh, who is playing the role of Sada Kaur -- mother of Mehtab Kaur in the historical drama "Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh", says she took inspiration from actress Deepika Padukone's role in "Bajirao Mastani" in order to get into the skin of the character. View More..

Shashaa feels great to be Shraddha's voice

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   4:36 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) It wasn't long ago when the audience saw Shraddha Kapoor grooving to "The humma song", sung by Shashaa Tirupati. Now the actress is back with the same voice for the upcoming film "Half Girlfriend", and the singer feels great if people like to hear her as Shraddha's voice. View More..

Deepika, Irrfan to star in Vishal Bhardwaj's production

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   2:50 pm
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actors Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, who were paired together in the 2015 hit film "Piku", will reunite on the big screen. They are set to star in an unnamed Vishal Bhardwaj's production. View More..

Jacqueline wants to play Captain Planet

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   6:54 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez played the damsel in distress in the 2016 superhero film "A Flying Jatt". Now, she wants to take a step forward and be a superhero herself. She wants to gain powers of Captain Planet to make the environment "safer, greener and cleaner". View More..

We shouldn't endorse one skin tone over another: Sushant

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   5:04 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Sushant Sigh Rajput says he doesn't encourage the practice of endorsing one skin complexion over another. View More..

Will 'Baywatch' team come to India? Priyanka unsure

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   4:48 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra can't wait to be back in India only to return to the US again to set out on promotional trips for her Hollywood debut "Baywatch". Will the team come to India? She says it seems "very difficult". View More..

Add some flower touch in your summer wardrobe

    Updated On : Apr 13,2017   2:44 pm
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Pack away the warm hues of winter and say hello to lively corals and florals because it's time to usher in the summer! Floral is one trend that can never go out of fashion, say experts. View More..

A window to India's rising soft power -- Bollywood (Book Review)

    Updated On : Apr 13,2017   10:44 am
Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221 View More..

Abhay Deol tears into fairness cream ads, mocks politician

    Updated On : Apr 12,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor-producer Abhay Deol has slammed fairness cream advertisements, featuring celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, in "reference to a comment made by a politician on TV". View More..

Make those with mental illness feel safe, loved: Deepika Padukone

    Updated On : Apr 10,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who runs the Live Love Laugh Foundation, has urged people to provide love and care to those suffering mental illness. View More..

Big B, Deepika most desirable travel buddies for Indians: Survey

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   3:16 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Most Indians see their travel buddy in megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, according to a survey. View More..

Meeting Big B is delightful experience: Anupam Kher (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   2:16 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says meeting megastar Amitabh Bachchan is always a delightful for experience for him. View More..

Managing weight not about giving up food: Deepika (Lead, correcting para 3)

    Updated On : Apr 04,2017   5:34 pm
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says managing weight is not about giving up food. View More..

Managing weight not about giving up food: Deepika

    Updated On : Apr 04,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says managing weight is not about giving up food, but eating right and working out daily. View More..

Films very important medium of communication: Shabana Azmi

    Updated On : Mar 30,2017   3:56 pm
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi says change should be reflected through mainstream cinema as films are a vital medium of communication. View More..

Want to go worldwide with digital foray: Shilpa Shetty

    Updated On : Mar 27,2017   1:50 pm
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty says she is very excited about her digital foray as part of which she is promoting health and imparting cooking lessons. She says she wants to take the project forward worldwide. View More..

Feeling beautiful begins with feeling confident, says Deepika

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was on Saturday officially announced as a newly appointed global ambassador of beauty brand LOréal Paris, joining the likes of Jane Fonda, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore, Susan Sarandon and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. View More..

Deepika Padukone to miss Cannes film fest for 'Padmavati

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   4:04 pm
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says she won't be seen walking the red carpet of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in May as she is focussed on her film project "Padmavati". View More..

Yogi Adityanath should do 'gas-releasing' asana: Twinkle Khanna (Repeating story for all needing)

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   1:08 pm
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Taking a dig at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his rather off-the-cuff remarks on "women's protection", author-columnist Twinkle Khanna on Friday suggested that he needed to do a yoga 'asana' which eases "releasing gas". View More..

Yogi Adityanath should do 'gas-releasing' asana: Twinkle Khanna

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   9:16 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Taking a dig at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his rather off-the-cuff remarks on "women's protection", author-columnist Twinkle Khanna on Friday suggested that he needed to do a yoga 'asana' which eases "releasing gas". View More..