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 moving in with boyfriend Ranveer Singh

After Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor, another Bollywood cherished couple is moving in together. Yes, you guessed it right. Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are moving in together. As per the latest report, Deepika Padukone is getting engaged to Ranveer Singh. Though the couple has been ... read more

Russell Brand wants to seduce Deepika Padukone

Threats for Ranveer Singh! Russell Brand, the British funny man wants to seduce Deepika Padukone and marry her. Russell who recently performed in India for the first time at the 2015 edition of the Comedy Central Chuckle Festival, said that he can “fall in love with” actress Deepika Padukone duri ... read more

Deepika Padukone to sport a royal look in ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Designer Anju Modi will style up Deepika Padukone in ‘Bajirao Mastani’. Anju said that Deepika will sport a ‘royal style’ in the film. “Deepika will be seen dressed in royal style, plus she is playing a Muslim character in the film, so we have tried to give her sharara and kurtis,” the de ... read more

Deepika-Ranveer engagement in February next year

Even as Ranbir Kapoor is evading the question of his marriage with live-in partner Katrina Kaif, his former girlfriend Deepika Padukone and her alleged beau Ranveer Singh seems to have decided to settle down. Speculations are rife that the rumoured couple would b ... read more

It’s ‘Katti Batti’ between Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone

Kangana Ranaut reveals her cold war with Deepika Padukone. The relationship between the two reigning actresses of Bollywood turned sour when Deepika dedicated her best actress award to Kangana for her stupendous performance in ‘Queen’. Kangana did not like Deepika’s kind gesture and she openly ex ... read more

Ranveer goes on his knee to present ‘heart’ to Deepika

The romantic relationship between Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone has always made headlines. Ranveer who hosted the 2015 IIFA Awards function, went on his knee and offered his lady love a ‘heart’, in a proposal act. The ‘Piku’ star was honoured with the Woman of the Year award at the 16 ... read more