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 Padukone buys new swanky office in Mumbai

Deepika Padukone has purchased a new property in Mumbai. The actress already owns a plush four-bedroom apartment in Beaumonde Towers in Prabhadevi. She now owns an office in the same 33-storey tower that houses her residence, a Mid-day report stated.    The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actr ... read more

Deepika Padukone is 10th highest-paid actresses of world

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has made her debut among the World’s Highest-Paid Actresses with earnings of 10 million dollars in the Forbes’ 2016 list. She and is the only Indian actress and sole newcomer on the list, the magazine reported on Tuesday. Academy Award winner Jennifer Law ... read more

Ranveer Singh back in ‘Padmavati’, thanks to Deepika

All is well between Ranveer Singh and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Putting a stop to all the rumours of a fall-out between the duo, Ranveer caught up with Bhansali, after he returned from his Switzerland vacation. The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor was spotted outside Bhansali’s Juhu office last weeken ... read more

Deepika Padukone ties rakhi to her bodyguard

On the ocassion of Raksha Bandhan, Deepika Padukone tied rakhi around his bodyguard Jalal’s wrist. The diva knows very well how much effort he puts to keep her safe. He is no less than that a family to Deepika who ensures her safety 24/7. She feels Jalal is her true brother. ... read more

Deepika Padukone is the new face of ‘Vistara’ airline

The reigning queen of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone has been roped in as the brand ambassador of domestic airline company Vistara. Vistara, which is a joint venture between Tata Sons Ltd and Singapore Airlines will also launch its first new TV commercial (TVC) on Monday. Deepika Pa ... read more

Shah Rukh Khan to replace Ranveer Singh in ‘Padmavati’?

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are said to be reuniting for the third time for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next project ‘Padmavati’. The period drama is scheduled to go on floors in September, but the cast of the film has not been officially confirmed yet. Now buzz is that Ranveer is being ... read more

Shahrukh Khan pairs up with Deepika Padukone again

Bollywood’s favourite on-screen Jodi, Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone might blaze silver screen yet again. If things go as per plan, then the sizzling couple will be seen in Aanand L Rai’s next venture. “Discussions are almost through and she is likely to sign the film soon,” reveals t ... read more

Deepika Padukone paid Rs 12.65 crore for ‘Padmavati’

Being paid Rs 12.65 crore for ‘Padmavati’, Deepika Padukone has become the highest paid actress. According to an insider, Deepika is being paid Rs 12.65crore for playing the Rani of Chittor. The ‘Piku’ actress has hiked her fees enormously. This is her third film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and wi ... read more

Deepika Padukone charges Rs 11-12 crore for ‘Padmavati’

After back to back success and Hollywood debut, the reigning queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone has hiked her fees. She is charging higher fees for ‘Padmavati’. According to an insider, earlier the ‘Piku’ actress charged Rs 8-9 crore for her movies and now after the success of her movies, she ha ... read more