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 draws Irani's attention to attack on 'Padmavati' rangoli

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   5:36 pm
Surat, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone on Wednesday urged Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani to take action against the attackers who ruined artist Karan Ks rangoli depicting a poster of Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati" here. View More..

Transform into regal 'Padmavati' this festive season

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The festive season gives you the perfect excuse to transform into the regal diva you have always wanted to be! Why not take inspiration from Deepika Padukone's majestic look from "Padmavati" and amp up your glamour quotient this season? View More..

'Padmavati' was exhausting experience: Deepika

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   9:38 am
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says, though she feels fortunate to have portrayed a character like Padmavati, the filming was extremely exhausting for her. View More..

Deepika Padukone is my style icon, says Aanchal Munjal

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   3:06 am
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress Aanchal Munjal, who is seen as Abby in series "Dil Buffering", is a fashion fanatic and considers actress Deepika Padukone as her style icon. View More..

'Padmavati' stars overjoyed with 'Padmavati' trailer response

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   3:12 pm
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who looks ethereal as the titular character in "Padmavati", has expressed gratitude for the roaring response of the audience and film fraternity to the trailer of the period drama. Her co-stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapur too are "overwhelmed" with the reactions. View More..

Ranveer Singh overwhelmed with 'Padmavati' trailer response

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   11:18 am
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh says he is overwhelmed and humbled with all the praise and the positive response received by the trailer of his upcoming film "Padmavati". View More..

'Padmavati' a gift of extraordinary vision: Amitabh Bachchan

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   11:16 am
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is smitten by the trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati". View More..

'Padmavati' trailer gives hope for Indian cinema

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   6:56 pm
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) History was made at exactly 1.03 p.m. on Monday when the trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" came to us. In one word, the experience is indescribable. View More..

Grand 'Padmavati' trailer shows strength of Rajputs

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   2:26 pm
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The newly launched trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" spells grandeur and focuses on the valour of Rajputs, and not any romantic angle between the characters of Padmavati and the medieval-era Delhi ruler Alauddin Khilji. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan scores 30 million Twitter followers

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   11:44 am
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the most followed Indian actor on Twitter, now has a fan following of 30 million on the micro-blogging platform. View More..

Men should be unapologetic about wearing jewellery: Karan Johar

    Updated On : Oct 03,2017   7:40 pm
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who also designs costumes, says men should not be apologetic about wearing jewellery and that Ranveer Singh could be a potential brand ambassador of his future men's jewellery collection. View More..

Ranveer's vicious avatar in 'Padmavati' first look

    Updated On : Oct 03,2017   1:38 pm
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh looks fierce and intense in his just unveiled first look as ruler Alauddin Khilji in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansalis forthcoming film "Padmavati". View More..

Deepika Padukone invites 'xXx...' co-star to India

    Updated On : Sep 30,2017   4:28 pm
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has invited her "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" co-star Ruby Rose to India, and is sure that she will love the country. View More..

Designer Gaurav Gupta to launch first unisex fragrance

    Updated On : Sep 29,2017   5:20 pm
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) He is one of the most celebrated designers in the fashion industry and is adding another feather to his cap by launching his first unisex fragrance named AGAIN. View More..

Working with Bhansali has been a privilege, says Shahid

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   1:18 pm
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of "Padmavati", says it has been a privilege for him to work with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the upcoming film. View More..

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..