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 to romance ‘Baahubali’ actor Prabhas

‘Baahubali’ star Prabhas is all set to make his acting debut in Bollywood. The handsome actor signed a Bollywood film three years ago which he will start shooting soon. The makers are keen to rope in Deepika Padukone opposite Prabhas. The ‘Ram Leela’ actor is yet to give her nod. If she d ... read more

Deepika Padukone’s cop look goes viral

Deepika Padukone took a break from her designer well-fitted attires and put on the uniform of a police. She was seen wearing a fitted khaki trousers and crisp white shirt relaxing on the police jeep bonnet. Deepika tied her hair neatly in a bun. She tied a red piece of cloth in her wris ... read more

Umang 2018: Deepika, Anushka, Ranveer, Shahrukh spark fire

Like every year, this year also our Bollywood stars with full force attended Mumbai Police's Umang 2018 and expressed their deep gratitude for providing them security and making them feel safe. Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Anushk ... read more

Lovebirds Ranveer, Deepika buy a plush bungalow in Goa

Report is doing all the round that Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are ready to take their relationship to the next level. Marriage is on the cards and now it is learnt that the lovebirds together purchased a plush bungalow in Goa, it's a nifty bungalow. "A luxury residence has been rec ... read more

Ranveer’s parents gift saree, diamond set to Deepika

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are going strong and couple also got the approval of their respective parents. On Deepika’s 32nd birthday, Ranveer parents not only showered blessings on Deepika but they also wished their future bahu with expensive gifts. Grapevine buzzed that the ac ... read more

Deepika Padukone turns 32, B-town wishes ‘love and happiness’

Deepika Padukone, daughter of former badminton player Prakash Padukone turned 32 and wishes are pouring in from every corner.  The diva debuted with 'Om Shanti Om' in 2007 and since then there is not looking back. She appeared in successful movies like 'Love Aaj Kal', 'Housefull', 'Cocktail' ... read more

Sisterly love: Deepika Padukone hugs and kisses sister Anisha

Deepika Padukone is very close to her younger sister Anisha, who is a golfer by profession. Deepika Padukone appeared on Neha Dhupia's talk show Vogue BFFs with her younger sister Anisha and the sister duo was seen laughing, giggling, chatting, hugging and kissing. Their sisterly love melts ... read more

‘Padmavat’ to hit screens on Jan 25, no show in Rajasthan

Though censor board gave UA certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s periodic drama, ‘Padmavati’ changed to ‘Padmavat’, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announced that the film will not be released in Rajasthan. "The sacrifice of Rani Padmini is a matter of pride for the state and she is not jus ... read more