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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First Look: Ranbir, Deepika sizzle in Imtiaz Ali’s‘Tamasha’

The first look of Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Tamasha’, directed by Imtiaz Ali was leaked online and the ex-flame showed a great camaraderie. The film was shot in Corsica and showed incredible chemistry. Though guarded, few scenes from the film were leaked online in the past. ... read more

Bajirao Mastani: Priyanka gifts dance kit to Deepika Padukone

‘Bajirao Mastani’ brings two reigning ladies of Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone together. They share a great bonding on the set of ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and put a full stop to the floating rumor that Priyanka Chopra shares cold vibes with Deepika Padukone. Piggy Chops sweet gesture ha ... read more

Deepika Padukone refuses to share screen with Hrithik Roshan

Here is a bad news for those who are waiting desperately to see handsome and charming couple, Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone on-screen together. According to the latest buzz, Deepika Padukone has opted out of Yash Raj Films starring Hrithik Roshan to be helmed by Vijay Krishna Acharya of ‘Dh ... read more

Deepika to play Hrithik’s ladylove in Yashraj Films ‘Victor’

Deepika Padukone might share screen space with the Greek God of Bollywood Hrithik Roshan in Yashraj project. The move has been titled ‘Victor’ and it will be helmed by Vijay Krishna Acharya of 'Dhoom' fame If everything goes well then for the first time audience will get to see two charming coupl ... read more

Ranveer welcomes girlfriend Deepika with a bouquet at airport

Head over heels in love with girlfriend Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh waited for hours at the Mumbai international airport in the wee hours of Monday to welcome his girlfriend returning from abroad. Eyewitness informs Ranveer waited for long in his car with bouquet for Deepika to arrive. ... read more

Watch: Warrior Ranveer and Deepika in ‘Bajirao Mastani’ teaser

The much awaited official teaser of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum periodic drama ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is out and it shows Ranveer as the great Maratha emperor who is equipped in sword fighting, who leads his men to the battlefield and save his empire from baddies. The teaser shows Ranveer as the Ma ... read more