The model turned actress and starry eyed newcomer definitely took the tinsel town by bang with her charming freshness and tremendous acting ability. Born in Copenhagen on 5th January 1986 to Ujjvala and Prakash Padukone, Deepika Padukone was primarily brought up in Bangalore where her family shifted its base. Her father Prakash Padukone was a renowned badminton player known internationally.

Deepika who did her schooling in Bangalore was also a badminton player. Despite not being too keen to take up the sport as a career. While doing her graduation, she decided that modelling was her cup of tea. She endorsed a number of products ranging from soap to jewellery. Her height, together with her athletic posture put her in good stead in the modelling circuit. She won the Model of the Year in 2006 at a reputed fashion award show. Kingfisher also made her the brand ambassador for its airline.

In 2006 the Konkani girl made her debut in a Kannada film ‘Aishwarya’. Her Bollywood breakthrough was made the following year by her film Om Shanti Om. Her acting in the hugely successful commercial by Farah Khan in which Deepika Padukone starred opposite to Shahrukh Khan not only brought her into prominence amongst the public but also was applauded by the critics. It established her fame overnight. Some of Deepika’s successful films include Housefull and Bachhna Ae Haseeno. Most of her films are commercially successful.

Deepika who has all the requirements for making it big won a couple of awards for her debut performance. Her relationships and subsequent break ups with Ranbir Kapoor and Siddharth Mallya and above all her independent ways have kept her constantly in the focus of the media.

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Kareena Kapoor upsets with Deepika’s ‘pregnancy’ remark

Kareena Kapoor Khan is reportedly upset with Deepika Padukone’s pregnancy remark. Deepika’s recent comment “I am not getting married and I am not pregnant” didn’t go well with the Begum and highly slammed the actress for making such non-sense statement. Recently Deepika Padukone was quote ... read more

I am not pregnant, Deepika Padukone

Often media irritates Deepika Padukone by asking about her relationship status and everytime she sportingly dodges the queries of media but this time the reigning queen of Bollywood gave a shocking answer when media asked Deepika whether she is engaged to her rumoured beau Ranveer Singh. Deepika’ ... read more

Snapshots: Ranveer, Deepika’s PDA at ‘Madaari’ screening

Rumoured lovers Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were spotted at the special screening of Irrfan Khan’s ‘Madaari’ and the couple showcased PDA. Ranveer and Deepika got cozy at the screening and the duo also smiling posed for the shutterbugs. At a special screening of Irrfan Khan’s ‘Mada ... read more

Deepika Padukone refuses to work with TV actor in ‘Padmavati’?

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have been reportedly signed on for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film ‘Padmavati’, but the filmmaker is yet to officially announce the cast. Apparently, the cast for the role of Padmavati’s husband has not been finalised. Latest buzz has it that Deepik ... read more

Shahid Kapoor to play Deepika’s husband in ‘Padmavati’

If the latest buzz is to be believed then Shahid Kapoor might be roped in to play Deepika Padukone’s husband in ‘Padmavati’. The name of the ‘Udta Punjab’ actor all started to make a buzz when Deepika refused to starred alongside television actor Vicky Kaushal. Deepika is not keen to romance a te ... read more

Deepika sizzles in ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ Teaser

The teaser of Deeika Padukone’s Hollywood debut ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ was released on Facebook and it is fantastic. You just can’t take your eyes away from hot and dynamic Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel. Deepika as Serena Unger is breath-taking. She is seen wielding a sword, w ... read more

Watch: Deepika Padukone’s motivating Nike ad campaign

The latest Nike ad campaign featuring Bollywood actress and other Indian sports women is very motivating. The upbeat and cheerful track ‘Da Da Ding’ gives an adrenaline rush and fills one with instant energy. Deepika, the brand ambassador of the sportswear brand released the video on her F ... read more