Born on January 5, 1986, Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and model who started her professional acting career in 2006 and established herself as one of the most popular and leading Indian film actresses. Although badminton was the real passion of Deepika while growing-up and she even played badminton at national level but then decided to quite sports in order to become a model and later switched into acting. After gaining initial recognition through her work as a fashion model, she grabbed her first acting role in 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya while her Bollywood debut came in the next year with blockbuster Om Shanti Om whom success immediately established her as the upcoming stars of the industry.
Since then, Deepika Padukone has gone on to star in several more commercially and critically successful films so far such as Love Aaj Kal, Housefull, Desi Boyz, Cocktail, Race 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and Happy New Year. Named among the most beautiful women’s of India, Deepika Padukone has been linked with celebrities like Ranbir Kapoor and Siddharth Mallaya in the past while she is currently in a relationship with actor Ranveer Singh.
Deepika Padukone Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Deepika Padukone
- Nickname: Deepi
- Occupation: Actress, Model
- Date of Birth: 5 January 1986
- Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
Deepika Padukone Family Details:
- Father: Prakash Padukone
- Mother: Ujjala Padukone
- Siblings: Anisha Padukone
Deepika Padukone Career Highlights:
- First Film: Aishwarya
- First Bollywood Film: Om Shanti Om
Deepika Padukone Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 9″ (1.74 m)
- Weight: 60 kg (132 pounds)
- Bra Size: 32B
- Body Measurements: 34-24-36
Deepika Padukone Interesting Facts:
- Deepika has played badminton on the national level.
- She made her film debut with Kannada movie Aishwarya in 2006.
- The director of her Bollywood debut film Om Shanti Om, Farah Khan first saw Deepika Padukone in a Himesh Resahmuya’s music video.