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's bra strap pulling scene deleted from 'Finding Fanny'

Homi Adjania has something to worry about now! After the recent controversy about corruption in Censor Board created such uproar, the Censor Board is becoming too stringent with Bollywood films. One such film to face censor trouble issues is the Arjun Kapoor-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Finding Fanny’. ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan shakes his bootiya with Deepika

Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor appear on the popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan and guess what! Big B put on his dancing shoes for a jig with Deepika and Arjun and shook his bootiya with Deepika and Arjun, a popular track from ‘Finding Fanny’. ... read more

Deepika plonks on Arjun’s lap

Shutterbugs were aflutter and headlines were made when two stars who were supposed to be merely launching a song from their movie ended up in a rather intimate pose.Tinsel Town’s latest smouldering heartthrob found himself in a rather awkward position when Bollywood bombshell Deepika Paduk ... read more

Katrina keeps a sharp eye of Ranbir-Deepika

Katrina Kaif is very conscious of her boyfriend and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor. She is going strong with Ranbir for a long period but still she is not so confident about her beau. Ranbir is shooting with his ex-flame Deepika Padukone in Corsica for Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Tamasha’ and it is heard that K ... read more

SRK-Deepika All Over The Internet

It’s time for all Shahrukh fans to put on their seat belts and gear up for the ride! Yes folks..your beloved King Khan is back in the game!Going by the buzz around Shahrukh Khan's trailer release of his movie ‘Happy New Year’, it seems no less than an event. Be it TV, newspapers, social me ... read more

‘Happy New Year’ gets 1.8 million views on Youtube

Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ starring Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani and Abhishek Bachchan in the lead is already a hit on Youtube. The trailer released on 14th August, on the eve of Independence Day is creating waves. The lead stars of the movie including the film direc ... read more

Ranveer is an important person in my life, Deepika

Deepika Padukone is being called the reigning queen of Bollywood these days. All of her recent films have been huge hits including the record making hit with Shahrukh Khan, ‘Chennai Express’. Her personal life has been a hot topic of gossip as well thanks to her rumored affair with the talented R ... read more

Ranveer says anything for you Deepika!

The much talked about Deepika-Ranveer affair is back into news once again! Although the duo has been wary of publicly accepting their affair, they have absolutely no qualms in flaunting their status otherwise. Infact, Ranveer Singh is all set to woo his lady love, Deepika Padukone, in all ... read more