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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‘Padmavati’ Rangoli destroyed, Deepika Padukone vents anger

In another unfortunate incident on the set of ‘Padmavati’, 48 hours hard work of artist Karan K was destroyed by a group of 100 people in Surat. The goons shouting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ entered the venue and ruined the beautiful art work by artist Karan K. Sharing his agony and outrage, the arti ... read more

I carry a fear of relapse, Deepika Padukone on depression

Deepika Padukone once declared to the world that she battled depression successfully with the help of her parents and doctor. While speaking at India Economic Summit, the 31-year-old actor opened up about her fear of relapse. "I don't think I can say that I'm completely over it ( ... read more

Deepika Padukone looks drunk, gets trolled

Deepika Padukone’s latest party picture at Manish Malhotra’s house gets trolled because the actress looks drunk. Lately, Manish Malhotra threw a party at his house and a selfie from the party was doing all round the net. The seflie has Manish Malhotra, Deepika Padukone, Sidharth Malhotra ... read more

Deepika Padukone turns floral queen for Gauri, Nainika

Deepika Padukone turns showstopper for noted designer duo Gauri Nainika at Spring Summer 2018 collection. The ‘Piku’ actress set the ramp on fire with floral pink and white gown with one-shoulder number. The florry dress Deepika is the perfect definition of beauty and her make-up ... read more

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone secretly engaged?

According to the latest grapevine, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got secretly engaged in London. The rumour sparked fire when Deepika was spotted with a stunning diamond ring on her ring finger while attending a stand-up comedy show in Bangalore with her gang. The picture doing the round sho ... read more

First poster of Shahid, Deepika, Ranveer’s ‘Padmavati’ out

The first poster of ‘Padmavati’ starring Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the male lead is out. The three stars of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s mega periodic drama took to their social media handle to share the first poster of ‘Padmavati’. Deepika Padukone, who plays the lea ... read more

Deepika Padukone sizzles as 'Padmavati’, Bollywood sings praises

The first look of Deepika Padukone as Rani ‘Padmavati’ was unveiled yesterday and the picture is just breaking the internet. Deepika Padukone totally nails as a royal princess. Bollywood stars like Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar, Farah Khan and many others are smitten by Deepika Padukone as princess Pad ... read more