Marital status: Single.
Awards: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award
Trivia: Deepika Padukone played state level badminton till the 10th standard.
Deepika was openly dating Ranbir Kapoor, and had his initials tattooed at back of her neck. The couple later broke off.
Deepika Padukone Biography
One look at this dimpled beauty and you know she was marked for fame and the world of glamour. And she hasn’t disappointed. From the daughter of a famous sportsperson to a supermodel, to an actress, she has done it all with panache.
Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family moved to Bangalore, India, when she was eleven months old. Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a retired badminton player of international repute, and her mother is a travel agent. Padukone also has a younger sister, Anisha. Deepika 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.However, she was not keen on pursuing a career as a badminton player.
Deepika Padukone has appeared in several print and television commercials like Liril, Limca and Close-up. She was the brand ambassador for Jewels of India, a jewellery exhibition and the also face of Maybelline, an international brand. She also appeared in the 2006 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.
In 2006 itself, Deepika made her cinematic debut in the Kannada film Aishwarya opposite actor Upendra. The very next year, Deepika made a successful Bollywood debut with Farah Khan’s blockbuster Om Shanti Om opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
Deepika was then seen romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Ranbir Kapoor and alongside Bipasha Basu and Minissha Lamba. The film performed reasonably well at the box office.
In 2009, she was once again seen in a double-role along with Akshay Kumar in Chandni Chowk To China. Next she was paired with Saif Ali Khan in Love Aaj Kal. The movie was well received at the box office.
In 2010, she had a total of five releases; Karthik Calling Karthik, Housefull, Lafangey Parindey, Break Ke Baad and period film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se. Deepika was seen in Desi Boyz and Aarakshan in 2011; while Desi Boyz did well at the box-office the latter failed to do so.
Her upcoming films are Race 2, Cocktail and Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani.
Year Film Role Notes
2006 Aishwarya Aishwarya Kannada film
2007 Om Shanti Om Shantipriya/
Sandhya (Sandy) Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Gayatri
2009 Chandni Chowk to China Sakhi (Ms. TSM)/
Meow Meow (Suzy)
2009 Billu Herself Special appearance in the song "Love Mera Hit Hit"
2009 Love Aaj Kal Meera Pandit Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2009 Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Raina Khan Special appearance
2010 Karthik Calling Karthik Shonali Mukherjee
2010 Housefull Sandy
2010 Lafangey Parindey Pinky Palkar
2010 Break Ke Baad Aaliya Khan
2010 Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey Kalpana Datta
2011 Dum Maro Dum Herself Special appearance in the song "Mit Jaaye Gum (Dum Maaro Dum)"
2011 Aarakshan Poorbi Anand
2011 Desi Boyz Radhika Awasthi
2012 Cocktail Veronica Malaney Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2013 Race 2 Elena
2013 Kochadaiyaan Tamil film
2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Naina Talwar Post-production
2013 Chennai Express Priya Filming
2013 Ram Leela Leela Filming
2013 Rana Delayed