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

For women, criticism is directly proportional to success: Actress Kalki Koechlin (Interview)

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   12:34 pm
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Fresh-faced and spontaneous, Kalki Koechlin is known for bringing a certain degree of panache to the roles she portrays, unconventional as they are. View More..

Shah Rukh celebrates Imtiaz Ali's birthday

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   4:44 pm
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with the team of "Jab Harry Met Sejal" celebrated filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's 46th birthday. View More..

Dad didn't allow me to act after 'Kabhi Khushi...': Malvika Raaj

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   3:10 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) She played the younger version of Kareena Kapoor in "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...". Malvika Raaj, who will is making her debut as an adult with Telugu film "Jayadev", says her father was not keen that she pursue acting after the 2001 film. View More..

LFW Winter/Festive 2017 ramp to feature four new models

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017 will give wings to four new talents who are ready to take their first step as models on the platform. View More..

Would love to see Deepika as P.V. Sindhu in my film: Sonu Sood

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   11:38 am
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) After producing "Tutak Tutak Tutiya", Sonu Sood is busy working on his next production -- a biopic on badminton player P.V. Sindhu and says he would love to see Deepika Padukone portraying the character. View More..

'Raabta': Fails to entertain, connect (IANS Review, Rating: **)

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   6:56 pm
Film: "Raabta"; Director: Dinesh Vijan; Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Jim Sarbh, Varun Sharma; Rating: ** View More..

Nidhi Munim debuts in footwear designing

    Updated On : Jun 08,2017   12:06 pm
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Resortwear designer Nidhi Munim, whose creations have been flaunted by celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Sunny Leone and Nargis Fakhri, has stepped into footwear designing, courtesy an association with Crocs. View More..

Deepika a rare combination of superstar, good actor: Vishal Bhardwaj

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   12:34 pm
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone will share screen space with Irrfan Khan once again after "Piku" for Vishal Bhardwaj's yet untitled production. The filmmaker says the actress is a "rare" combination of a superstar and good actor. View More..

Want to pin Indian jewellery on global luxury map: Designer Nirav Modi

    Updated On : Jun 03,2017   12:14 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) His sparkling diamond jewellery designs have been flaunted across international red carpets by celebrities like Kate Winslet, Viola Davis, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. India-born designer Nirav Modi says he is passionate about pinning Indian jewellery on the global luxury map. View More..

Now, win an international modelling contract via LFW auditions

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   2:28 pm
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The organisers of Lakmé Fashion Week will host a model hunt through which they will not only give candidates a chance to walk the ramp at the forthcoming edition of the fashion gala but also open doors for them to the international fashion industry. View More..

Bollywood films tell Indian stories beautifully: Actress Gabriela Dias

    Updated On : May 31,2017   12:12 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) She is a Hollywood actress, producer and a humanitarian, and in awe with everything related to India -- films, fashion and people. Gabriela Dias feels the country holds a mystic charm and Bollywood films have been telling the story of Indians in a beautiful way to the world. View More..

'Badlapur 2' won't have any female lead, says producer

    Updated On : May 29,2017   12:14 pm
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Amid rumours that actress Deepika Padukone might be part of "Badlapur 2", producer Dinesh Vijan says the movie won't have a female lead. View More..

Big B honoured to get 27 mn Twitter followers (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : May 28,2017   12:44 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has scored 27 million followers on Twitter and says he feels honoured and blessed. View More..

International viewers 'jilted' to know we lip-sync to songs in Bollywood: Pooja Batra

    Updated On : May 27,2017   8:20 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Pooja Batra, who will soon be seen psychological thriller "Mirror Game: Ab Khel Shuru" and has acted in an international film, says audiences abroad feel a little jilted to know that in Bollywood, actors do not sing in real but there is a playback singer. View More..

Ranveer injured on 'Padmavati' set, continues shooting

    Updated On : May 26,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Ranveer Singh was injured on the head while shooting the climax of "Padmavati" here, a source close to the actor said, adding that he sought medical aid and returned to shoot soon after. View More..

No point criticising celebration of glamour at Cannes: Rajkummar

    Updated On : May 26,2017   4:14 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, whose movies often travel to film festivals, says there is no point cribbing about how the Indian focus at the 70th Cannes Film Festival is more on glamour and red carpet appearances than the celebration of cinema. View More..

Can't take the credit for looking good, says Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 25,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) National Award winning actress Sonam Kapoor, who stepped out in style at the 70th Cannes Film Festival red carpet earlier this week, says she does not take any credit for the way she looks. She says her genes, fashion designers, make-up artists and the photographers are to be thanked. View More..

Internationally, perception of Indian cinema is grandeur: Deepika Padukone

    Updated On : May 20,2017   12:40 pm
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says though Indian cinema has gone beyond song-dance saga, for a large international audience it is still about the cultural reflection of larger than life characters. View More..

Kriti wraps 'Bareilly ki Barfi' shoot with colourful song

    Updated On : May 19,2017   11:14 am
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says that the shooting for her upcoming film "Bareilly ki Barfi" has been wrapped up with the filming of a "colourful song". View More..

With smoky eyes, thigh-high slit, Deepika styles up at Cannes

    Updated On : May 18,2017   11:58 pm
Cannes, May 18 (IANS) Indian actress Deepika Padukone's second red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival here saw her make a bold statement with smoky eyes in antique green, matched with a bottle green gown which had a thigh-high slit to add the oomph. View More..