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 calls Big B ‘Baba’, Big B calls Deepika ‘Deepiku’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone have wrapped up the shooting of Soojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ and the duo shares a great relationship. This is the second time Big B and Deepika are playing the role of a father-daughter after ‘Aarakshan’ and they really bonds well on and off the screen. ... read more

Ranbir Kapoor gets romantic with ex-flame Deepika

Ranbir Kapoor who is busy shooting for Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Tamasha’ shoots a romantic scene with his ex-flame Deepika Padukone on Valentine’s Day. A video of their romantic scene was loaded on the net and it was highly watched. It showed Ranbir gifting bouquet to Deepika. On set, Ranbir was see ... read more

Deepika, Ranbir’s Valentine's Day reunion video goes viral

A recent report proves how a merely 41 second video can go viral within minutes. What makes this video the hot topic is the famous ex-couple it features. Ranbir Kapoor was seen gifting a beautiful bouquet to his previous girlfriend Deepila Padukone on Valentine’s Day. But Ranbir-Deepika jodi fans ... read more

Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor's ‘Tamasha' postponed

Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Tamasha’ was scheduled for release at the end of 2015. But latest reports say that the film’s release date has been postponed. ‘Tamasha’ will now be released in July of 2016. Fans were eagerly waiting for this film for obvious reasons. Deepika an ... read more

Ex-lovers Ranbir, Deepika turn stranger on the set of ‘Tamasha’

Ex-lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone do not share pleasantries or indulge in a friendly chat as soon as the lights of ‘Tamasha’ shoot turns off. As soon as the director says cut, the duo drifted apart and move to their separate rooms. After the blockbuster ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, Ranbi ... read more

FIR against Deepika, Alia, Kjo, Arjun for AIB Roast

‘AIB’ has done a lot of things since it was released. Besides making people laugh, making outrageous remarks on celebrities and going viral on Youtube, ‘AIB’ has gathered loads of protests. Thursday saw activist Santosh Daundkar appear in Mumbai court. He filed a petition through his la ... read more

Like Deepika, Ranveer Singh too suffered depression

Deepika Padukkone recently revealed about an unpleasant part of her life. There was a time in 2014, when the actress was suffering from depression. However, she was enjoying all the stardom she ever dreamed of. Deepika had had three successful films back to back- first ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’, f ... read more

Ranveer Singh not in talking terms with Deepika Padukone

Before you draw any wrong conclusion from the title, let's make you clear that Ranveer Singh is so engrossed in Sanjay Leela Bahnsali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ that he even ignored his rumoured girlfriend Deepika Padukone. Work pressure and zeal to deliver his best, Ranveer almost cut off himself ... read more

Clicked: Ranbir and Deepika on the set of ‘Tamasha’

Ranbir-Deepika jodi fans have a good reason to be elated. The rocking pair is back together to share the delightful on screen chemistry in Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming ‘Tamasha’. Last year, the two were spotted shooting for the film in Corsica, France. But it seems that the two are not happy about being ... read more