Who is The Actress Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone Biography

Who Is Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is a Bollywood actress and former model. She’s recognized as both a film and fashion icon

Time magazine named her “100 most influential people in the world” in 2018. Padukone was born in Copenhagen,  Denmark, and raised in Banglore. She is the daughter of Prakash Padukone, a retired badminton player. Padukone as a teenager played badminton at the national level; just walking in the footsteps of her father, but soon left her sports career for modeling.

Career In Modelling

Padukone soon realized that she was not keen on pursuing a career in sports. Thus, she followed the way to modeling.

Very soon she modeled for big brands like “Liril”, Close-Up and Limca. At the fifth annual Kingfisher Award, held in 2005 Padukone was awarded the title of  “Model Of The Year.

Career In Acting

Padukone soon started getting film offers. To improve her acting skills she enrolled in Anupam Kher Acting Academy. I

n 2006 she made her film debut in a Kannad movie “Aishwarya.” Later in 2007, she made a Bollywood debut in “Om Shanti Om” opposite Sharukh khan. Very soon she was seen in a couple of films like “Chandini Chowk To China”, “Bachana Ae Haseeno”. But it was Imtiaz Ali’s “Love Aaj Kal” where she portrayed as a strong career woman marked her presence as a Bollywood Star.

This movie made gave her the nomination for Best Actress in Filmfare Awards. From then there was no looking back for Padukone.

Personal Life

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh

In November 2018, Padukone married Ranveer Singh, her frequent co-star whom she started dating in 2012. Ranveer Singh and Padukone did many films together giving some of the best films like “Padmavat”, “Bajirao Mastani” and “Ram-Leela”. Recently Padukone and Singh shared behind-the-scene videos of “Padmavat” as the movie turned 3.

Up-Coming Ventures

Padukone has started shooting along-side Sharukh Khan for the project titled “Pathan”. Her other upcoming works are “1983 Cricket Worldcup” opposite Ranveer Singh, Siddhart Anand’s “Fighter opposite Hrithik Roshan.

Padukone is a Chairperson of the “Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image”. She is the founder of “Live Love Laugh Foundation”. This foundation creates awareness about mental health in India. Padukone talks about various other issues such as feminism, depression, and other social norms. Padukone is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products like Tissot, Maybelline, Coca-Cola, and L’Oreal.

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