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 Padukone not part of Rajinikanth's next

    Updated On : Mar 18,2017   11:52 am
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Director Pa. Ranjith has rubbished rumours that actress Deepika Padukone has been finalised as the heroine of his next yet-untitled Tamil project with superstar Rajinikanth. View More..

Majid Majidi seemed far too distant: Malavika Mohanan

    Updated On : Mar 17,2017   1:58 pm
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Malavika Mohanan, the young Malayali actress from Mumbai who has bagged the female lead's role in Majid Majidis new India-set film "Beyond The Clouds", says she is a fan of the Iranian auteur's work but wanted to do Bollywood films. View More..

Shahid Kapoor supports wife's view on motherhood

    Updated On : Mar 16,2017   2:10 pm
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor stands by his wife Mira Rajput's view on motherhood and feminism, and says she only spoke her mind when she said her child isn't a "puppy" to be left at home. View More..

I'm very secure in who I am, the work I do: Priyanka Chopra

    Updated On : Mar 16,2017   10:34 am
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Hollywood has opened its doors to many Indian stars who are bagging noticeable roles in various projects. A case in point is Deepika Padukone. Priyanka Chopra, one of the most popular exports to Hollywood from India, says gone are the days when actors used to feel insecure with others' success. View More..

'Padmavati' set torched in Maharashtra, costumes damaged

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   10:14 pm
Kohlapur, March 15 (IANS) In a fresh setback for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, a huge outdoor set of his historic period drama "Padmavati" here was reduced to ashes after two dozen unidentified persons torched it early on Wednesday. View More..

'Padmavati' set torched in Maharashtra, costumes damaged

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   7:36 pm
Kohlapur, March 15 (IANS) In a fresh setback for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, a huge outdoor set of his historic period drama "Padmavati" here was reduced to ashes after two dozen unidentified persons torched it early on Wednesday. View More..

Bhansali declined night security for 'Padmavati' shoot: Minister

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   6:38 pm
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Deepak V. Kesarkar said filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had declined night security for the "Padmavati" film set in Kolhapur which was torched by some unidentified persons in the early hours of Wednesday. View More..

Costumes for 'Padmavati' burnt to ashes: Designer

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   2:16 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Nothing much could be rescued from trunks full of detailed costumes and accessories for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati", an outdoor set of which was torched in Kolhapur early on Wednesday, rues the designer who spent months of hard work on it all. View More..

Malavika Mohanan to play leading lady in Majidi's film

    Updated On : Mar 14,2017   10:44 am
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Theatre actor Malavika Mohanan has bagged the lead role in Iranian auteur Majid Majidi's India-set film "Beyond The Clouds". View More..

This Holi protect hair with coconut oil: Deepika

    Updated On : Mar 13,2017   10:26 am
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who will be celebrating Holi with her family, on Monday said coconut oil can protect hair from colours on this festive occasion. View More..

B-Town celebrates women power

    Updated On : Mar 08,2017   5:14 pm
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of the International Womens Day on Wednesday, popular Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have come forward to celebrate the power of women and thank them for their various roles in life. View More..

No addiction is good for you, says Shahid Kapoor

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   1:34 pm
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who was recently seen on screen in "Rangoon", says any kind of addiction is not good for anybody's health. View More..

Shahid finds Babita Phogat an inspiration (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   2:22 pm
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor has complimented Indian wrestler Babita Phogat and has called her an inspiration. View More..

Deepika, Priyanka dazzle in sequins at Oscars after-party

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   5:52 pm
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian actresses Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone dazzled in sequinned ensembles at the Oscars after-party here on Sunday. View More..

Excited to explore Switzerland again: Ranveer Singh

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   3:38 pm
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who is the Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism, is travelling to the country and says he is really excited to explore it again. View More..

Worth taking all the risk: Deepika on 'xXx...' success

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone is more than happy at the success of her debut Hollywood film "xXx: Return of Xander Cage". She says that stepping out of her comfort zone and getting a good response for it, makes it worth taking the risk. View More..

Bhansali truly makes an artiste out of me: Priyanka Chopra

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   12:14 pm
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is all praises for Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who turned 54 on Friday, and says the filmmaker makes an artiste out of her every time she collaborates with him. View More..

Deepika denies doing remake of 'Mr & Mrs. Smith'

    Updated On : Feb 23,2017   11:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Thursday negated the reports that she was doing the official remake of Hollywood movie "Mr & Mrs Smith". View More..

Colour-blind casting is the way to go, says Huma Qureshi

    Updated On : Feb 23,2017   3:00 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actress Huma Qureshi, who is garnering applause for her maiden international venture "Viceroy's House" -- which was screened at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival -- is happy that people abroad are becoming increasingly blind to colour and race when it comes to casting for films and shows. View More..

Would love to work on films rooted in history: Designer Anju Modi

    Updated On : Feb 23,2017   11:16 am
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ace designer Anju Modi, who designed costumes for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Goliyon Ki Raasleela - Ram Leela" and "Bajirao Mastani", says she is inclined to work on movies with historical characters. View More..