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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Hand-in-hand: Ranveer, Deepika return from US vacay, share a kiss

After enjoying a short vacation in Florida, soon-to-be wedded couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone returned to Mumbai. The two lovebirds were clicked walking out of the Mumbai airport, holding each other’s hands. The duo looked too happy and Deepika was full of smile. Paparazzi requested the ... read more

Caught: Deepika, Ranveer in Florida for a romantic gateway

Lovebirds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone flew to Florida for a short vacation. The soon-to-be wedded couple was caught shopping for their upcoming wedding and enjoying sight seeing together. The ‘Ram Leela’ couple is schedule to take wedding vows on November 10th. Deepika a ... read more

I actually caught Ranbir red-handed: Deepika Padukone

Ranbir Kapoor cheated on Deepika Padukone. The later gave hundred percent to the relationship but Ranbir was not loyal enough. Deepika was hurt after the break-up but she moved on and emerged as a stronger and better person. Deepika and Ranbir’s relationship was short-lived and the ‘Sanju’ actor ... read more

Deepika Padukone shares new pic, Ranveer Singh showers kisses

Ranveer Singh goes gaga over girlfriend Deepika Padukone’s new picture which the actress shared on her Instagram account and the he can’t stop kissing. The picture is from her latest ad campaign where she is dressed in a maroon outfit and arranging flowers in her hair. “Caught in the act, ... read more

Told to get a boob job, Deepika Padukone’s stunning revelation

Bollywood’s reigning actress Deepika Padukone made a stunning revelation while talking about facing sexual harassment in Bollywood. In a new interview to the Evening Standard, the ‘Padmaavat’ actress was asked about the scenerio in Bollywood in the wake of the Me Too and Time’s Up campaig ... read more

Deepika Padukone’s birthday wish for Ranveer Singh is too cute

Bollywood’s versatile actor Ranveer Singh turned 33 today and his ladylove Deepika Padukone wished her beau in the most adorable way. Deepika took to her Instagram story and shared a cute dancing video of her, captioning, ‘hey hottie (@ranveersingh) it’s your birthday”. Netizens are in love with ... read more