Deepika Padukone

Introduction

Deepika Padukone, daughter of former badminton player Prakash Padukone, is a leading Indian actress in Bollywood. A former national level badminton player herself, Padukone was a successful model before choosing acting as her profession with Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’. She has delivered many a hits in recent years with top directors like Rohit Shetty, Sanjay Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali & Soojit Sircar. She is also known for her initiatives for noble causes like ‘depression’ & ‘feminism’.

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Career Started In
2006
Number of Films
27
Birth Place
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Height
174 cms
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Religion
Hindu
Mother Tongue
Hindi
Lives In
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth
05/01/1986
First Movie
Aishwarya
Upcomming Movies
Food
dal-chawal, Pasta, South Indian Food
Color
White
Sports
Badminton, Football, Polo
Hero
Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan,
Actress

Hema Malini, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol

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Padukone announced in 2006 that she would make her film debut with Aishwarya, a Kannada film directed by Indrajit Lankesh.The romantic comedy was a remake of the Telugu film Manmadhudu, and she was cast in the title role opposite the actor Upendra. The film proved to be a major commercial success. RG Vijayasarathy of Rediff.com was appreciative of Padukone’s screen presence but added that “she needs to work on her emotional scenes.

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