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Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone :

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Deepika Padukone is a model turned actor. After ruling the fashion ramps, in Bollywood, she debuted in the mega blockbuster movie Om Shanti Om, opposite Shahrukh Khan and directed by Farah Khan. She got the Filmfare award for best female debut for this movie. She started her acting career with a Kannada film, Aishwarya. Born to badminton player Prakash Padukone, Deepika is a national level badminton champion. She then went on to star in many hit movies including Yeh Jawani hai Diwani, Goliyon ki Rasleela: Ram Leela, Love Aaj Kal, Cocktail, Finding Fanny etc. She is currently one of the top paid actresses in Bollywood.

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Name                                   Deepika Padukone
Height                                 5'9" 
Sex                                      Female
Nationality                         Indian 
Birth Date                          05 - 01 - 1986
Birth Place                         Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Languages                         Hindi, English, Kannada
Occupation                        Bollywood Actress, Model                            
Education                          schooling in Bangalore, India
Father                               Prakash Padukone                                        
Mother                              Ujjala Padukone
Grandmother                    Ahilya Padukone
Sister                                Anisha Padukone

Daughter of badminton champion Prakash Padukone, Deepika grew up into a sultry model with dreams in her eyes to make it big in the showbiz industry. The girl who has her head firmly placed over her shoulder has films like Om Shanti Om, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Love Aaj Kal to her credit. Be it endorsements, big production houses queuing up at her door, or her break-up with Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika is always in the news!

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Deepika Padukone did her schooling in Sophia High School at Bangalore and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. After completing her graduation she joined Indira Gandhi National Open University in Bachelors of Arts (Sociology) but never completed it. She gave up studies for modeling and acting.

Deepika Padukone pursued a career in modeling. She started modeling assignment with Lakme fashion week in 2005. Later, she signed many modeling assignments and was awarded as Model of the year in Kingfisher fashion awards. She was a Brand ambassador of Levi Strauss and Tissot SA. She made her cinematic debut in the Kannada Film Aishwarya in 2006 starring opposite actor Upendra.

She made her Bollywood entry with Shahrukh Khan's Om Shanti Om followed by many superhits like Chennai Express, Cocktail, Ramleela, Piku and much more. She has received many prestigious modeling offers including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India and an annual jewelry exhibition.

Personal Life :

Bollywood latest buzz is revolving around the lovely couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. According to the sources the duo are very much in love. The onscreen couple obviously felt the sparks off-screen as well. They were spotted together on various occasions and dining. About the marriage she said, "I don't think I am ready for that phase of my life yet. Marriage is a very beautiful thing. It's not something I want to rush into or something that I ever want to regret."

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Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor were allegedly madly in love before they sadly broke up. They have also romanced on screen in several films. Ranbir and Deepika shared an intimate kiss in Bachna Ae Haseeno and off the screen too, Ranbir and Deepika were spotted kissing at the airport. However even after parting ways, Deepika and Ranbir worked together in films and continue doing the same. Over the years the couple has spoken about their relationship and shared their emotions in bits and parts. We take you through the journey of their relationship.

Awards :

  • 2008 Filmfare Award - Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award
  • 2008 Filmfare Award ( Om Shanti Om ) - Best Female Debut
  • 2008 Zee Cine Award ( Om Shanti Om )- Best Female Debut
  • 2011 Zee Cine Award - International Female Icon
  • 2013 Times of India Film Awards ( Cocktail ) - Best Actor Critics Female
  • 2008 Screen Awards ( Om Shanti Om )- Most Promising Newcomer – Female
  • 2008 Screen Awards ( Om Shanti Om ) - Jodi Number 1
  • 2012 Screen Awards ( Desi Boyz ) - Best Actress (Popular Choice)
  • 2011 HELLO! Hall Of Fame Awards - Most Glamorous Woman of the Year
  • 2012 BIG Star Entertainment Awards ( Cocktail ) - Critics Award for Best Actress
  • 2008 Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards ( Om Shanti Om ) - Best Female Debut
  • 2010 Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards - Chevrolet Heartbeat of the Nation (Female)
  • 2008 IIFA Award ( Om Shanti Om ) - Best Female Debut

Filmography :

  • Snegithiye - 2000
  • Aishwarya - 2006
  • Om Shanti Om - 2007
  • Bachna Ae Haseeno - 2008
  • Chandni Chowk to China - 2009
  • Billu - 2009
  • Love Aaj Kal - 2009
  • Love 4 Ever - 2009
  • Karthik Calling Karthik - 2010
  • Housefull - 2010
  • Lafangey Parindey - 2010
  • Break Ke Baad - 2010
  • Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey - 2010
  • Dum Maro Dum - 2011
  • Aarakshan - 2011
  • Desi Boyz - 2011
  • Cocktail - 2012
  • Race 2 - 2013
  • Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani - 2013
  • Chennai Express - 2013
  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela - 2013
  • Kochadaiiyaan - 2014
  • Finding Fanny - 2014
  • Happy New Year - 2014
  • My Choice - 2015
  • Piku - 2015
  • Tamasha - 2015
  • Bajirao Mastani -2015

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