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Deepika Padukone



Deepika Padukone Biography, Films, Personal Life,

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Deepika Padukone



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.
Padukone attended Sophia High School in Bangalore, and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. While in high school she played badminton at the state level.


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.
Padukone Acted in Karthik Calling Karthik opposite Farhan Akhtar and Sajid Khan’s Housefull along with Akshay Kumar.

2009, Deepika started writing weekly columns for Hindustan Times.

Padukone began dating Ranbir Kapoor, her co-star from the film Bachna Ae Haseeno released in 2008.


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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