Deepika Padukone is an internationally acclaimed actor, fashion and youth icon and mental health ambassador from India. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, her accolades include three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018. Deepika Padukone has been touted as one of Indian Cinema’s most loved and successful actresses till date and her achievements have made her one of the country’s biggest role models for the youth in recent times.
She is daughter of ace badminton player Prakash Padukone, Deepika is one of the highest-paid actresses in India and is cited in the media as one of the nation’s most popular and attractive personalities. The actor started her career as a model then later on in 2008, the actor made her debut with Farah Khan’s directorial Om Shanti Om, which also starred Shah Rukh Khan.
In 2012, the actor gave back to back four hits – Cocktail, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express and Happy New Year. Her recent release Bajirao Mastani, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, became 2015’s highest grossing film of the year. Her performance in Piku, along with Amitabh Bachchan, garnered her Filmfare Best Actress of the Year. In 2015, Deepika opened up about suffering through depression. Later on, she started Live Love Laugh Foundation to help others to fight with depression. In 2017, she made her Hollywood debut with xXx:The Return of Xander Cage film, which also starred Vin Diesel.
Deepika Padukone Biography:
Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Ujjala and Prakash Padukone. She has a younger sister named Anisha Padukone who is a golfer. Deepika, along with her family relocated to Banglore, Karnataka when she was eleven months old. She completed her schooling from Sophia High School and pre-university studies from Mount Carmel College, both in Bangaluru. Deepika was also a state-level badminton player while in high school. Deepika was completing her Bachelors in Arts (Sociology) from Indira Gandhi National Open University from Bengaluru when she debuted in movies.
But her career began with modeling once she got spotted on the ramp at NLS, Bengaluru. After that she was featured in advertisements of brands like Dabur Lal Powder, Liril, Close-Up and Limca. She was also the international spokesperson of cosmetic brand Maybelline. She started her film career with a Kannad film called Aishwarya which was released in the year 2006. After this film, the actress was offered the first Bollywood film of her career -‘Om Shanti Om’ which led her to got an opportunity to work with many famous stars including Badshah of Bollywood ‘ShahRukh Khan’. Apart from working in Bollywood films, Deepika has also worked in Hollywood’s famous film ‘Triple X: Return of Xander Cage’ and the film was released in the year 2017.
Deepika had an affair with Ranbir Kapoor. Both of them worked together in the 2008 film ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ and during this time they came close. She also got a tattoo of Ranbir’s name but after a year or two, the two broke up due to Ranbir’s cheating on Deepika. She also had an affair with Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj and Deepika were seen together many times at parties and events. According to the Sutras, both were dating each other but both of them confined their relationship to the media only to friendship.
Deepika was awarded the title of Model Of The Year during the Fifth Annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards and was also chosen as the brand ambassador of Levi Strauss. Dippy was, post that, spotted in Himesh Reshammiya’s song Naam hai tera.
Born on 5th January 1986, Deepika Padukone is the daughter of Ujjala Padukone and former international badminton player Prakash Padukone, A year after Deepika`s birth, she and her family moved to Bangalore, India. She studied at Sophia High School and completed her junior college from Mount Carmel College. Deepika Padukone first appeared in an advertising campaign at the age of eight. She was a national level badminton player as well as a state level basketball and baseball player. She has admitted to having been socially awkward in her school days and to have focused on primarily on sports and her education. However, in the 10th standard, Deepika quit badminton and took up fashion modeling seriously.
In 2004, while studying for her Bachelors of Arts degree from the Indira Gandhi National Open University, Deepika dropped out to pursue her modeling career. In 2005, she won Model of the Year at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards. A few years later, she moved to Mumbai to stay with her aunt and gained huge popularity for appearing in Himesh Reshammiya`s “Naam hai Tera” music video. This resulted in director Farah Khan taking note of Deepika and signing her on for Happy New Year, which got shelved in favour Om Shanti Om.
Deepika Padukone`s father, Prakash Padukone, is a former international badminton player and her grandfather was the secretary of the Mysore Badminton Association. Her mother, Ujjala, is a travel agent and her sister, Anisha, is a golf player, who plans to lead a non-filmy life. The actress says that she has a great relationship with her family and visits them in Bangalore as often as she can. Staying alone in a flat in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Deepika Padukone practices Hinduism, often visits temples, and believes that religion is an important aspect of her life.
One of Bollywood`s leading actresses, Deepika Padukone started dating co-star Ranbir Kapoor in 2008, during the filming of Bachna Ae Haseeno. She even sported a tattoo of Kapoor`s initials `RK`, on her neck. The two soon broke up, after Ranbir Kapoor reportedly cheated on her, leaving her angry and betrayed. They, however, claim to be on good terms together and have worked on several films with one another, since.
The actress was also involved with business mogul Vijay Mallya`s son Siddharth Mallya until they broke up in early 2012. Deepika was even reportedly gifted a luxury home Prabhadevi by him, worth around 16 crores.
Later, she was often seen around Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, initially, never admitted to being in a relationship with him. The couple reportedly fell in love on the sets of Bhansali`s Ram Leela and their love blossomed on the sets of Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. They tied the knot in November 2018.
In 2006, Deepika Padukone made her acting debut with the Kannada film Aishwarya, where she played the lead character, Aishwarya. Her next release was director Farah Khan`s hit film Om Shanti Om, where she delivered a highly-acclaimed performance opposite Shah Rukh Khan, an actor Deepika has always admired. The actress bagged a Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut and was also nominated for the Best Actress Award.
Her next few movies, however, didn`t win her much praise. Bachna Ae Haseeno, although a commercial success, saw the actress getting several negative reviews, and her role in the flop comedy film Chandni Chowk To China was also dismissed as sub-par. Although her film Love Aaj Kal, opposite Saif Ali Khan, was received with much more praise than her previous two films, her roles in subsequent films like Karthik Calling Karthik, Houseful, Lafangey Parindey, Break Ke Baad, Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, Aarakshan, and Desi Boyz saw Deepika Padukone go into a slump.
The Bollywood actress` career took a turn for the better in 2012, with the hit film Cocktail. She earned several plaudits for this film and earned a reputation as an actress who looks good and can also act well. The superstar then went on to act in several successful films like Race 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, the off-beat Finding Fanny, and Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan, in which she acted opposite the legendary Rajinikanth. In 2015, Deepika Padukone starred in Piku, a comedy with an underlying feminist tone, in synchronization with Deepika`s real life beliefs. The Bollywood star then reunited on-screen with Ranbir Kapoor in the unconventional film Tamasha. Later that year, Deepika Padukone, with her alleged partner Ranveer Singh, and Priyanka Chopra, starred in the highly-acclaimed historical drama film Bajirao Mastani. Her first release of 2017 is her Hollywood debut XXX: The Return of Xander Cage, opposite Vin Diesel. In 2017, she made an special appearance in Dinesh Vijan`s Raabta.
Her 2018 Bollywood releases include Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s period drama Padmavati co-starring Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. The film, being one of the most expensive Hindi film, became the actress` as well as Indian cinema`s highest grossing release.
Her 2020 release includes Chhapaak, directed by Meghna Gulzar. Her other releases include 83 (2021), Gehraiyaan, Untitled Prabhas 21 (2022), Baiju Bawra (2022), The Intern (2022), Fighter (2022) and Pathaan (2022).
Deepika Padukone Marriage:
Bollywood’s most loved couple, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone tied the knot in the picturesque location of Lake Como. Their love story is no less than a modern fairytale but their extraordinary celebrations on the beautiful property will make you feel warm and fuzzy.
The pre-wedding ceremonies including Mehndi and Sangeet took place at the ultra-luxurious CastaDiva Resort and Villa d’e Este in Italy. At the Mehndi ceremony, the handsome groom was seen in a printed cotton angrakha and an embroidered silk bundi while Deepika adorned a pink threadwork kurta. She teamed up her powder onion pink threadwork kurta with a threadwork dupatta of the similar colour and the actress added another layer by wearing a red shawl over the dupatta.
The groom’s event took place at the CastaDiva Resort overlooking Lake Como and Deepika’s ceremony took place at the glamorous Villa d’e Este. While Deepika got some designer Mehndi done, Ranveer too got a little Mehndi design on his hand with #DeepVeer written. The ambience at the event was lively and the couple along with their family members danced their heart out.
The guests were personally greeted at the venue with a hand-written note. The couple got engaged in a Konkani traditional Phool Muddi ceremony which usually takes place a day before the wedding in which the bride and the groom’s family meet each other and perform puja and offer prayers.
Taking our Insta feeds by storm, the awe-inspiring couple shared candid pictures from their nuptials; captioned with a simple red heart, they struck a chord in the hearts of many!
An image from their Konkani wedding unfolds a funny moment shared between the two (of course, humour follows our lover boy!). As for their attire, Deepika made for an epitome of understated elegance in her golden silk saree while Ranveer looked suave in his classic cream sherwani. For the Konkani wedding ceremony, Deepika was seen in a golden wedding saree gifted to her by her mother (as per tradition) and was given to Sabyasachi by Deepika’s mother. It was also revealed that the saree was bought from Angadi Galleria in Bengaluru. As per tradition, the bride wears a sari given by the mother and the red gold sari is a real zari Kanjeevaram. The body design is the Gandaberunda (two-headed bird) the mythological figure that is also represented as the coat of arms of the Mysore Maharaja and subsequently Karnataka.
For the Sindhi Wedding, our Bollywood Jodi chose to coordinate in colours of red and gold. Deepika Padukone chose a beautiful red Sabyasachi Lehenga, complete with an embroidered veil that bore an incantation, of which ‘Sada Saubhagyavati Bhava’ was visible on the border in Devnagri. The groom complemented her in a Kanjeevaram sherwani, also by designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The bride accessorised her lehenga with a maang tikka, traditional kalire, a statement nose ring and several rings and Ranveer wore strings of large rubies, and a jadau necklace too. With intricate yet elaborate jewellery, their ensemble exuded a royal finesse. Sabyasachi, the designer, collaborated with Christian Louboutin and came up with bespoke juttis for their wedding day.
For the Bangalore reception hosted by the bride’s parents at Leela Palace, the newlyweds dressed in royal attire for the big night. Ranveer and Deepika shared the first picture from the reception on their social media. While Ranveer picked a black-golden sherwani by Rohit Bal, Deepika was seen in a shiny golden silk saree which was a gift from her mother, Ujjala Padukone. The saree was styled by Sabyasachi and the bride accessorized her ensemble with a statement emerald studded choker, a mandala medallion and large studs, and layered it with an elegant pearl raanihaar. The newly-weds spent their evening celebrating their milestone moment with friends and family.
Post-Wedding Party – Mumbai
The Bollywood power couple kept the party going with their post-wedding party organized by Ranveer Singh’s sister in Mumbai. The groom looked his usual self in a colourful Manish Arora Outfit making a statement with a neon applique jacket by worn over a black kurta and pants with heart motifs. Deepika, on the other hand, looked like a bohemian goddess in her floral lehenga designed by the ace designer, Sabyasachi. Looking resplendent in Sabyasachi’s Dil-guldasta’ lehenga intricately embroidered on Bordeaux silk with hand-dyed velvet appliques, silk-floss, beaten silver and gold thread and rose-tinted crystals and rhinestones, she channelled Frida Kahlo at this extravagant party. Deepika accessorized with a floral headband and braided updo and jewellery from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery Collection and completed the look with a sheer embroidered dupatta. The couple’s outfit sure looked exciting, but they both decided to take things up a notch with Ranveer wearing some Kajal and Deepika rocking the goth-inspired eye makeup.
Deepika Padukone Net Worth 2022:
Deepika Padukone Net Worth is $30 Million (Rs. 225 Crore). Mumbai is the home for many actors and artists thus, is also known as the dream city and Bollywood is the place where most of the actor’s dreams come true. One such actor is Deepika Padukone. She is also known as the female Hit Machine by most of her producers and directors. She is among the busiest actress not only in Bollywood but also internationally.
Deepika is a film actress and is a professional model. Deepika’s debut movie was a Kannada film “Aishwarya”, soon she got her breakthrough opposite megastar Shahrukh Khan in the film “Om Shanti Om” in the year 2007. From then she never looked behind, she is now among the highest-paid actress of the world and also has one of the highest net worths in India.
Deepika bought her luxury house in Mumbai in the year 2013, whose market value is approximately Rs. 6 crores.
Deepika owns a few of luxury cars which include a sparkling white Audi A8 that costs around 1.2 Crore. Other car brands that she owns are Range Rover, Mercedes Benz, and BMW.
Biography / Wiki :-
|Real Name||Deepika Padukone|
|Nickname||Deepi, Deepz , Deepu & DP|
|Known Name||Deepika Padukone|
|Date of Birth||January 05 ,1986|
|Age||36 years ( as of 2022)|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Current Residence||Prabhadevi , Mumbai , Maharashtra , India|
|Profession||Bollywood Actress & Producer|
|Boyfriend / Affairs||Nihaar Pandya|
|Ranbir Kapoor ( Bollywood Actor)|
|Husband||Ranveer Singh ( Bollywood Actor)|
|Date of Marriage||15th November 2018|
|Place of Marriage||Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in Feet Inches- 5′ 8½”,|
in meters- 1.74 m,
in centimeters- 174 cm
|Weight||in Kilograms- 58 kg,|
in Pounds- 127 lbs
|Favourite Hero||Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Brad Pitt, Richard Gere|
|Favourite Actress||Hema Malini, Sridevi, Maduri Dixit, Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Preity Zinta|
|Favourite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, The Color of Paradise, Cinderella Man|
|Favourite Colour||White, Mauve|
|Favourite Food||South Indian Cuisine|
|Favourite Books||The Kite Runner|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Deepika Padukone Zodiac / Star Sign||Capricorn|
|College||Mount Carmel College|
|School||Sophia High School|
|Debut||Kannada : Aishwarya (2006), Hindi : Om Shanti Om (2007)|
|Address||B Wing, Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Reading, and Playing Badminton|
|Salary (approx.)||15 Crore/film (INR)|
|Deepika Padukone Net worth||$15 million, (Rs. 106.5 crore)|
Awards & Recognition
- Deepika won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in 2007 for Om Shanti Om.
- Also, She has received four Filmfare Awards.
- Furthermore, She won three IIFA awards.
- Deepika won two Producers Guild Film Awards.
- She won nine Screen Awards.
- Deepika won three Stardust Awards and six Zee Cine Awards.
Facts about Deepika Padukone
- Deepika has a tattoo on Neck of her ex-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor’s initials.
- Firstly, She has appeared in a highly popular print campaign for the 2006 Kingfisher Calendar.
- Deepika made her first appearance on the ramp when she was 17 years old.
- In addition to acting, Deepika has written opinion columns and has involved with women’s health and fitness magazines.
- She has also supported charitable organizations and has performed for stage shows.
- Furthermore, in 2008, she was ranked one in Indian Maxim’s “Hot 100” list.
- In 2015, she founded the “Live Love Laugh Foundation,” to prevent and deal with depression.
- Daughter of badminton legend Prakash Padukone.
- Her favorite movies are Life Is Beautiful (1997), Cinderella Man (2005), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil to Pagal Hai (1997), Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993), Devdas (2002), Dil (1990), Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Kabhi Kabhie (1976), The Colour of Paradise (1999), Mary Poppins (1964), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), Scent of a Woman (1992), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Priceless (2006), Rockstar (2011), Barfi! (2012), English Vinglish (2012), Blue Jasmine (2013), Still Alice (2014) and Amy (2015).
- Her favorite actresses are Hema Malini, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Sushmita Sen and Preity Zinta.
- Her favorite actors are Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Irrfan Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Richard Gere, Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp.
- Loves music, eating, sleeping, and watching movies.
- Plays a little bit of basketball, tennis, throw ball and baseball.
- She played state level badminton till the 10th standard. Then she had to study for her ICSE board exams, so she stopped playing for three months. She never considered taking it up as a career because she was never interested in a professional sport. She took up modeling as a hobby, but later realized she wanted to do it professionally.
- Attended Sophia High School in Bangalore and later did her undergraduate studies from Mount Carmel College.
- Has a younger sister named Anisha who plays all sports, except badminton.
- Her mother is a travel agent while her father, a badminton player, played at the international level for India and won the All England Championship in 1980.
- Born to Ujjala & Prakash Padukone.
- Spokesmodel of Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste, Limca, Jewels of India, Parachute’s Advanced Massager, Levi Strauss (India) Pvt. Ltd., and Maybelline.
- Favorite Indian designers are Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal.
- Her favorite songs are Hero by Mariah Carey, Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay, Kabhi
- Kabhie Mere Dil Mein from Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Pehla Nasha from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Angel by Lionel Richie, Ankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si from Om Shanti Om (2007), and We Are The World by Michael Jackson. Her favorite musicians include A.R. Rahman, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Usher and Justin Bieber.
- Was offered a part in Furious 7. Declined because of scheduling conflicts with her Bollywood commitments.
- She was engaged to actor Muzammil Ibrahim in 2004.
- Was mistaken with singer actress Manasi Scott in the early part of her career.
- Has one of the biggest shoe sizes of an actress in Bollywood, she wears women’s 9.