Deepika Padukone Biography, Films, Personal Life,
Gorgeous Girl Next Door
Deepika Padukone born 5 January 1986 is an Indian actress and a model. Debuted in the year 2006 with Kannada film Aishwarya. Next year she made her Hindi film debut in the blockbuster Om Shanti Om and earned her Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.
Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her
family moved to Bangalore, Karnataka, India, when she was eleven months old.
Padukone is of Mangalorean origin, and her mother tongue is Konkani. Her
lineage hails from Padukone village in Kundapura Taluk in the Udupi District
of the southern state of Karnataka. Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a
famous badminton player of international repute now retired, and her mother
is a travel agent. Padukone also has a younger sister, Anisha, born on
February 2, 1991.
During college, Padukone started a career in modeling. Over the years, she has modeled for Indian brand names such as Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, and has been brand ambassador for the Jewels of India. At the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards she was awarded the title "Model of the Year". Shortly afterward, she was chosen as one of the models for the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar for 2006 and won two trophies at the Idea Zee Fashion Awards "Female Model of the Year, Padukone was also chosen as the brand ambassador of Kingfisher Airlines and later Levi Strauss and Tissot SA.
2007 with Farah Khan's blockbuster Om Shanti
Om opposite Shahrukh Khan. Her performance was well received, earning the
actress a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award as well as her first Filmfare
Best Actress nomination. Deepika Padukone was next seen in romantic comedy
Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Her next film Chandni Chowk To
China with Akshay Kumar, released on 16 January 2009, and was a disaster. Padukone's fourth
release Love Aaj Kal produced and Acted by Saif
Ali Khan and Directed by Imtiyaz Ali, released on 31 July 2009 and proved to be one of the
biggest hits of 2009.
Deepika Padukones released Films
2007 : Om Shanti Om
2008 : Bachna Ae Haseeno
2009 : Chandni Chow to China
2009 : Billu
2009 : Love Aaj Kal
2009 : Main aur Mrs. Khanna
2010 : Kartik Calling Kartik
2010 : House Full
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