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, Deepika, Alia sizzle at Lux Golden Rose Awards

Lux Golden Rose Awards was held on Sunday and it was graced by Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez, Madhuri Dixit, Mouni Roy and many more. Shahrukh Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput were also present. Kareena looked stunning in her Rami Al Al ... read more

Kangana Ranaut refuses to sign Deepika Bachao letter

Kangana Ranaut wholeheartedly supported Deepika Padukone but refused to sign the ‘Deepika Bachao campaign’ a letter, initiated by veteran actress Shabana Azmi. In the wake of the threats, the veteran actress started the campaign for Deepika’s safety and it was signed by several other female actor ... read more

Love in the air: Deepika-Ranveer leaves Zoya’s house hand-in-hand

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone might not have admitted their love in the public but their emotions for one another is depicted in their actions. Last night, the rumoured couple was spotted leaving Zoya Akhtar’s house hand-in-hand. As a protective boyfriend Ranveer held Deepika’ hand and escor ... read more

Deepika Padukone breaks down, Shahrukh Khan wipes her tears

Deepika Padukone appears on Shahrukh Khan’s show Lux Golden Divas ‘Baatein with the Baadshah’ and the ‘Padmavati’ actress broke into tears after Shahrukh read out her mother Ujjala Padukone’s letter. SRK as we all know who is so generous to women got off from his seat and wiped her tears. Deepika ... read more

Miss World Manushi Chhillar dances to Deepika's ‘Ram Leela’ song

As part of the competition, Miss World Manushi Chillar was to perform on Bollywood number and it is very delightful to see the 2017 Miss World winner Manushi dancing on the chartbuster track, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela’ from the film ‘Ram Leela’. Manushi dressed in a traditional ... read more

When we're together, we don't need anyone else: Deepika on Ranveer

Deepika Padukone does not want anyone else’s company if she has her rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh by her side. Four years down the line, Ranveer and Deepika fell in love with one another. Though they never admitted their love for one another in public, their emotions and love for one another i ... read more

Shahrukh Khan wants Deepika not Priyanka in ‘Don 3’

The casting of ‘Don 3’ is under progress and Shahrukh Khan the male lead of the film wants Deepika Padukone to play the female lead of the film. Priyanka played ‘junglii billi’ in the sequel of the successful franchise and now King Khan wants Deepika to replace Priyanka.  ... read more

Deepika Padukone’s parents get police protection in Bengaluru

In the wake of ‘Padmavati’ row, Deepika Padukone’s gets police protection in Bengaluru. Several police personnel were deployed outside the actress’s residence in Bengaluru after the actress got various threats from various communal groups after she portrayed the part of Rani Padmavati in her upco ... read more

Deepika Padukone wants to marry Sanjay Leela Bhansali

If on one hand, the release of ‘Padmavati’ postponed then on the other hand the lead star of the magnum opus Deepika Padukone is busy promoting her the film. She lately appeared on ‘Bigg Boss 11’, hosted by Salman Khan to promote ‘Padmavati’ and the actress had a great time promoting ‘Padmavati’ ... read more