Deepika is one of the most happening and sensational celebrities in the industry. She was rose to fame in 2007 with her debut movie “Om Shanti Om”.. This content will focus on Deepika Padukone Biography that includes Age, Height, Net Worth, Wiki, Family, Movies, etc.
Bio and Wiki
|Real Name||Deepika Padukone|
|Nickname||Deepi and Deepz|
|Date of Birth||5th January 1986|
|Born Place||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Age||33 years old ( As in 2019)|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka|
|Debut movie||Kannada Movie - Aishwarya (2006)|
Bollywood Movie - Om Shanti Om (2007)
Hollywood Movie - XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
|Caste||Brahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat)|
|Hobbies||Reading books, Playing Badminton, Cooking, and Dancing |
|Height||In Feet Inches - 5"8½"|
|Weight||In Kilograms - 58 kg|
|Father||Prakash Padukone (was badminton player of India)|
|Mother||Ujalla Padukone (She was the travel agent)|
|Sister||Anisha Padukone (Younger Sister, she is a Golfer)|
|Grandpa||Ramesh Padukone (He was the secretary of Mysore Badminton Association)|
|Husband||Ranveer Singh (He is a Actor)|
|School||Sophia High School (Bengaluru)|
|Graduation||Mount Carmel College (Bengaluru) |
(B.A) in Sociology from Indira Gandhi National Open University
Before entering the acting field, she loves doing modeling and appeared on the ramp for the very first time at the age of 17. Fashion stylist Prasad Bidapa was her mentor and guided the actress during her modeling days.
In 2006, she was seen in Himesh Reshammiya’s music video “Naam Hai Tera”. After this, she got plenty of offers for movies. But that time, she was not prepared for it and decided to join Anupam Kher’s acting institute ‘Actor Prepares’. The actress earned popularity in 2006 when she was featured in print campaign for Kingfisher calendar.
The same year, Padukone made her debut in movies with ‘Aishwarya’. It was a romantic Kannada film directed by Indrajit Lankesh. With her lead role in the movie, she shared screen space with actor Upendra. The movie earned a huge collection and was a big commercial hit.
Next year i.e in 2007, she appeared in Farah khan’s super-hit movie “Om Shanti Om” with actor Shahrukh Khan. It was the highest-grossing movie of the year. The actress received appreciation for her skills and acting talent.
Following this, She started receiving continuous offers for movies. She performed in ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’, ‘Chandni Chowk to China’ and ‘Love Aaj Kal’. The year 2010 and 2011 seems to be the worst time for the actress when her movies failed to entertain the audience. Her career graph came to the lowest level and people started saying she has nothing more to do.
But she didn’t stop here and continued to work hard and came back on screen with Homi Adajania’s ‘Cocktail’ in 2012. Her never-ending efforts and strong determination paid off and the movie proved to be a turning point for her career. Playing the role of Veronica, an impulsive party girl, she was called as ‘soul of the movie’ and that was a big achievement for this rising star.
Next, she gave her superlative performances in movies like ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’, ‘Piku’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’. In the year 2014, she worked with South Superstar Rajnikanth in period drama ‘Kochadaiiyaan’. Again in this year, Farah Khan’s directed ‘Happy New Year’ was released and proved to be the successful movie of Deepika’s career.
With this, she became a top artist of the industry with a number of hit movies in her lap. Also, the critics admired her fantastic performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical drama ‘Padmavat’ in 2018. It was a special year for the actress.
|83||2020||Romi Dev||Kabir Khan|
|Awards||Best Female Debut for "Om Shanti Om" (2007)|
|Best Actress award for "Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela" (2013)|
|Best Actress award for "Piku" (2015)|
|International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Female Debut for "Om Shanti Om" (2007)|
|International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Actress for "Chennai Express" (2014)|
|International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Actress for "Piku" (2016)|
|Achievements||Big Star Entertainment Awards|
|CNN-IBN Indian of the Year|
|Producers Guild Film Award|
|Star Box Office Awards, Stardust Awards|
|Teen Choice Awards|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards|
|NDTV Indian of the Year, People’s Choice Awards India|
|Times of India Film Awards|
|Zee Cine Awards|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Salary||Rs 21 Crore For Movie (2019)|
|Cars||Mercedes-Benz GLS, Land Rover, Audi Q5, Jaguar XJ L, Mercedes-Maybach S500|
Relationship/Affair & More
|Ex-Boyfriends||Nihaar Pandya (Model)|
|Siddharth Mallya (Model)|
|Upen Patel (Actor)|
|Muzammil Ibrahim (Actor & Model)|
|Ranbir Kapoor (Actor)|
|Ranveer Singh (Actor)|
|Wedding Date||14 November 2018|
|Wedding Venue||Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy|
A controversy raised when she said actor Ranbir Kapoor should start promoting condom brand while giving an interview at Karan Johar’s show.
There was an issue during her marriage function in Italy when Sikhs model code of conduct was violated.
|Favorite Food||Pasta, Dal Chawal, Biryani, Chocolates, South Indian food, and Dim Sum.|
|Favorite Movie||Maine Pyar Kiya and 3 idiots|
|Favorite Singer||Justin Beiber, AR Rehman, Jennifer Lopez, and Rihanna|
|Favorite Designer||Rohit Bahl, Anju Modi, Manish Malhotra|
|Favorite Dinning Restaurants||Mumbai- Olive, London- Ping Pong, South Africa- Mabula, Toronto- Soho House|
|Favorite Fashion Brand||Zara|
|Favorite Sports||Badminton, Polo, and Football|
|Favorite Holiday Spot||France and Maldives|
|Favorite Color||White and Mauve|
|Favorite Actress||Preity Zinta, Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukherji, Hema Malini and Sridevi|
|Favorite Actor||Richard Gere, Brad Pitt, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan|
Some Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone:
Before starting her career as a model, she was a national level Badminton player and a state level Baseball player.
Deepz prefers non-vegetarian food.
Padukone endorses brands like Tissot, Maybelline, Coca-Cola, and L’Oreal Paris.
She was honored with “Model Of The Year” award at Kingfisher Fashion awards in the year 2005.
To enhance her dancing skills, she joined Shaimak Davar’s dance academy.
The determined and passionate Deepika learned Japnese Martial art form ‘Jujutsu’ to perform her stunts in the movie “Chandni Chowk To China” in 2009.
Deepika was supposed to begin her career with Sanjay Bansali’s movie “Saawariya”. But later on, actress Sonam Kapoor was finalized for the role.
She loves wearing Sarees, Churidaars and gym wear.
Salman Khan was the first to identify her skills and abilities. He even offered a movie to Deepika but she refused because she just starting doing modeling then.
Choreographer Farah Khan is just like a second mom for her.
In 2009, the actress also worked as a freelance writer for HT City.
She is also a part of her dad’s non-profit company named ‘Olympic Gold Quest’ (OGQ). The company works to help Indian athletes to win gold medals in the Olympics.
She has a concern for society and its people too. In 2010, she adopted a Maharashtrian village ‘Ambegaon’ and provide them relief from electricity nuisance.
In 2010 and 2014, she was named as “Sexiest Woman In The World” by FHM’s Indian edition.
This 33 years old star also owns her clothing brand ‘All About You’. It was introduced in the year 2013.
In order to generate awareness regarding mental health in the country, she formed ‘The Live Love Laugh Foundation’ in 2015.
She was the highest paid Indian actress in the year 2017.
She has a flat in Beaumonde Towers, Prabhadevi (Mumbai). As per reports, Sidhart Mallya (her ex-bf) gifted it to her.
Eastern Eye, a UK magazine gave Deepika the title of ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ in 2016.
Namita Jain denoted Deepika Padukone as an ultimate role model for a healthy and active lifestyle in her fitness book titled “The Four Week Countdown Diet”.
She is passionate about her work and does it in a very systematic manner.
As per reports, she got a chance to perform in Hollywood movie “Furious 7”. But the lady did not accept the offer due to prior engagements.
She loves having tattoos on her body and has the same on ankle and neck.
Even without makeup, she looks adorable with dimples and cute smile on her face.
Deepika was appointed as the chairperson of Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image in 2019.
The actress also visited Indian jawans (troops) in Jammu regarding Independen