✅Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress. She was born on 5 January 1986 in Konark, Europe, but when Deepika was just 1 year old, her family shifted to Bangalore, India.
|Born||5 January 1986 (age 37 years)|
|Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.|
|Occupation||Model and Actress|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.|
|Parents||Prakash Padukone, Ujjala Padukone.|
|Net Worth||$60 Million|
✅Padukone’s father was a badminton player, and grandfather was the secretary of Mysore Badminton Association, her mother was a travel agent, due to which she also started playing badminton since childhood and also won many awards for it. But when she was in 10th standard in Sophia School, Bengaluru, she saw her career in modeling and then in 2004, she started modeling under the tutelage of Prasad Bidapa.
✅Deepika started her career with a Liril soap television advertisement. She then went on to endorse several other products. In 2005, she made her runway debut at Lakme Fashion Week for designer Suneet Verma and won the Model of the Year award at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
Career & Achievements
✅At the age of 21, Padukone moved to Mumbai and stayed at her aunt’s house. In 2006, she gained recognition by starring in the music video “Naam Hai Tera” from Himesh Reshammiya’s album Aap Ka Suroor. After this, she started getting offers for films, Padukone started her acting career with the Kannada film Aishwarya (2006) directed by Indrajit Lankesh and after this film, she came into limelight.
✅Padukone was initially going to be cast in Farah Khan’s movie ‘Happy New Year’ but by the end of 2006, the project was stopped due to which she was cast in OM Shanti OM (2007), a Hindi film about a struggling actor. The story tells of a man who is reborn to avenge the death of a film star.
✅Om Shanti Om became the highest-grossing film in the Hindi film industry at that time with a global revenue of ₹1.49 billion (US$19 million), earning Deepika Padukone the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and the Best Female Debut Award. Received her first Filmfare Award for Actress nomination.
✅Padukone ventured into romantic films with roles in the romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Chandni Chowk to China (2009), and Pradeep Sarkar’s drama Lafangey Parindey (2010), where Deepika Padukone played the role of a blind girl.
✅Deepika Padukone said 2013 was important for her, as she starred in four of the highest-grossing Hindi films of the year. These include ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’, ‘Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, and ‘Chennai Express’.
✅In 2014, Padukone starred opposite Rajinikanth in the Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan, for which she earned Rs 30 million for two days of acting. Next, Happy New Year, which Farah had shelved in late 2006, was released in October 2014, in which Padukone starred opposite Shahrukh Khan.
✅In the action film XXX: Return of the Xander Cage (2017), in which Padukone played the female lead opposite Vin Diesel, in 2018, Deepika Padukone played the role of Rani Padmavati, a Rajput queen who fights against Muslim invader Alauddin Khilji, in the period drama Padmaavat. To save herself from this, she commits Jauhar (self-immolation). Padukone then played the lead role in Shakun Batra’s ‘Gahraiyan’ (2022), Padukone reunited with Shah Rukh Khan in Siddharth Anand’s action film ‘Pathan’ (2023), based on the YRF spy universe.
|Upcoming movies||Kalki 2898 AD, Fighter, Singham 3|
|Height||1.71 m (5 feet 8 inches).|
|Sophia High School Bengaluru.|
|College||Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru.|
|Marriage Date||15 November, 2018|
|Car Collection||Audi Q7, Audi A8, Mini Cooper, BMW 5-Series.|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Playing Badminton, Reading, Cooking.|
Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh Relationship
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got into a relationship during the shooting of the film Bachna Ae Haseeno in 2008 and then after 10 years in 2018, both of them announced their marriage. Padukone has Ranveer Singh’s initials R engraved on her neck.
✅If we talk about Deepika Padukone’s salary, it is around Rs 5-6 crores monthly. But if we talk about his total net worth, it is around $60 million in dollars and more than Rs 500 crore in rupees.