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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IIFA 2016: Deepika, Ranveer win best actors awards

In a gala evening, the winners of IIFA 2106 were declared and as expected very talented Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh won the best actors awards for ‘Bajirao Mastani’. With the award ceremony, the 4-day extravaganza event wrapped up on Saturday night in the Spanish capital, Madrid. ‘ ... read more

IIFA: Deepika Padukone refuses to share stage with Priyanka Chopra

Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra worked together in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s blockbuster period drama ‘Bajiroa Mastani’. They two ladies shared an amazing bond and chemistry in the ‘Pinga’ song. Priyanka had also appeared in an item dance in Deepika and Ranveer Singh starrer ‘Goliyon Ki Raasle ... read more

IIFA moment: Deepika goes down on her knees for Fawad

Deepika Padukone, who is rumoured to have split from her boyfriend and actor Ranveer Singh, went down on her news for Bollywood new heartthrob Fawad Khan at IIFA award night.   Deepika looked ravishing in a black gown designed by Swapnil Shinde. She completed her look with a lovely ne ... read more

Salman Khan mocks Priyanka, Deepika at IIFA

Salman Khan’s ‘raped woman’ remark created furore all over but the superstar seems did not learn to control his tongue and went on to take a dig at Bollywood beauties Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone at IIFA 2016 in Madrid. During the trailer launch of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's ‘Mirzya ... read more

IIFA 2016: Amazing photos of the B-town celebs

IIFA 2016 starts with a band at the Spanish capital of Madrid and our Bollywood stars started their activities on reaching Madrid. They attended IIFA press conference, busy giving interviews, mesmerizes the audience with their electrifying performances and Bollywood beauties like Deepika ... read more

Deepika, Priyanka paid Rs 1.3 crore for 4 minute IIFA act

Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra is cashing on big bucks after their Hollywood stint. Their price is touching sky high especially after they made their debut down West. Now they charged a whopping amount of 1.3 crore for just a four minutes act at the IIFA. Both Priyanka and Deepika are now h ... read more

Deepika opens up on breaking-up with Ranveer Singh

It has been highly speculated that Deepika Padukone’s equation with Ranveer Singh has changed over the years. Grapevine buzzed that Ranveer and Deepika are no longer couple. They have called it a quit mutually and silently. However, Deepika Padukone never admitted or denied being in a relationshi ... read more

Hrithik, Deepika, Farhan head to Madrid for IIFA 2016

Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Farhan AKhtar, Hrithik Roshan was spotted at the airport leaving for IIFA 2016. This year IIFA will be held at Madrid and as always Bollywood stars packed their packed for the extravaganza event. Hrithik was spotted leaving for IIFA at the Mumbai inter ... read more

Deepika Padukone clicks selfie with Manish Malhotra, Kjo

Deepika Padukone is back home after wrapping up the first schedule of her Hollywood debut, ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ with Vin Diesel and the actress met filmmaker Karan Johar and designer Manish Malhotra at the designer’s Mumbai residence on June 10. Manish shared pics from the ev ... read more