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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Deepika kisses Arjun, hugs boyfriend Ranveer

At the success party of ‘Finding Fanny’, Ranveer Singh seems not too happy as his alleged girlfriend  Deepika Padukone only hugged him while she saved her kisses for her co-star and actor Arjun Kapoor.  It was a busy Monday night for the reigning queen of Bollyw ... read more

Watch: Deepika Padukone sizzles in ‘Lovely’ teaser

The buzz around the upcoming diwali release ‘Happy New Year’ is steadily growing. After SRK wowed fans with his chiseled eight-pack abs look, it is now time for the leading lady Deepika Padukone to mesmerize us.  The music of the film was launched officially on 15th September and at the same ... read more

Shahrukh Khan speaks out for Deepika Padukone

Superstar Shahrukh Khan has come out in full support of his ‘Happy New Year’ actress Deepika Padukone. Shahrukh said not everyone have the courage to take a stand publicly. Speaking at the music launch of the Farah Khan-directed film HNY, SRK said, “Let’s not make that a conversational t ... read more

“It's a compliment! You look so great, TOI tells Deepika

A day after Bollywood star Deepika Padukone publicly expressed her anger towards one of India’s leading newspapers for publishing a story on her cleavage; the leading daily has posted a defensive statement on Twitter.  However the original story was removed from the account. The new ... read more

I have breasts AND a cleavage! Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone who came out in support of actress turned prostitution Shweta Basu Prasad and now took to twitter to criticize a news story humiliating her dignity. A disgusting Deepika Padukone slams a leading daily for writing an article on her, titled: OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show!' ... read more

‘Manwa Laage’ from HNY crosses 1 million views in 21 hours

Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s cute romance in the new song, ‘Manwa Laage’ received 1,172,385 hits in just 21 hours of its release. Sung by Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal, the film has the feeling of love and tranquility. Vishal-Shekhar, the composer of the song describes ‘Man ... read more

Opening day box-office collection of ‘Finding Fanny’

Ever since ‘Finding Fanny’ was announced there has been a lot of buzz and curiosity among the audience. Released on Friday, the film directed by Homi Adajania had a wonderful cast of Deepika Padukone, and followed by Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapoor. Censor ... read more

Deepika Padukone supports Shweta Basu Prasad

Reigning queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone has joined the league of Karan Johar, Vishal Bharadwaj, Hansal Mehta and Sakshi Tanwar, and spoke in support of Shweta Basu Prasad who got into prostitution to support her family. Where stars like Rani Mukherjee avoided questions related to the ... read more

Shahrukh, Deepika spark chemistry in ‘Manwa Laage’

The buzz around the upcoming Shahrukh Khan starrer ‘Happy New Year’ has been growing continuously. Few days ago, SRK had revealed his eight packed look from the film. Now, the first romantic song from the film ‘Manwa Laage’ has been released.  The song was released late at night on September ... read more