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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Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone finally moving in together

Yes, you heard it right. Lovebirds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are going to share the same abode. The reason is sheer professional than personal. ‘Padmavati’ is the reason for which Ranveer and Deepika are bound to live together. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently shooting ‘Padmava ... read more

Vin Diesel is in love with me, Deepika Padukone

It is known to all that Deepika Padukone has a huge crush on Vin Diesel and she revealed the very fact on the popular talk show The Ellen DeGenres show”."In my head I think, like yeah, we are together and we have this amazing chemistry, and we live together and we have these amazing babies! But i ... read more

Airport Pics: Deepika Padukone returns from Cannes

After packing all the wonderful memories of Cannes, Deepika Padukone finally returns to India. She looks quite content and smiled all the way as she made her exit from the airport. Deepika walked the red carpet as the brand ambassador of L’Oreal Paris and she sizzled in green gown with hi ... read more

Cannes Day 2: Deepika Padukone shines bright in yellow outfit

On day 2 of Cannes international film festival, Deepika Padukone shines bright in bright yellow outfit. Deepika tied her hair in a high ponytail teamed with stunning earring. Her makeup includes L'Oréal Paris Tint Caresse Lip Cushion in Tulip Blossom, Volume Million Lashes Mascara, La Pal ... read more

Deepika Padukone glows in red dress on her first day at Cannes

Deepika Padukone is already at the French Riviera to attend the 70th Cannes Film Festival beginning today (May 17). For her first appearance on day one Deepika has chosen a red maxi-dress with floral prints by Johanna Ortiz.    The outfit is probably for the media interactions an ... read more

Cannes 2017: Deepika Padukone slays in wine sheer gown on day one

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone graced the Cannes red carpet looking ethereal in a wine-coloured one-shoulder sheer gown with shimmery floral work. The leggy beauty paired the Marchesa Notte creation with Jimmy Choo heels and De Grisogono jewellery. She elevated her look with dark red lip shad ... read more