Deepika Padukone

Through much of her childhood and adolescence, it appeared that Deepika Padukone would follow in the footsteps of her father, badminton champion Prakash Padukone, but as a teenager, she realized she was more interested ... Read more »
Born: 01/05/1986 in Copenhagen, , DK

Filmography

Actor (21)

Bajirao Mastani 2015 (Movie)

Mastani (Actor)

Piku 2015 (Movie)

Piku Banerjee (Actor)

Finding Fanny 2014 (Movie)

Angie (Actor)

Happy New Year 2014 (Movie)

Mohini (Actor)

Kochadiiyaan 2014 (Movie)

Princess Vadhana (Actor)

Chennai Express 2013 (Movie)

Meena (Actor)

Race 2 2013 (Movie)

Elena (Actor)

RamLeela 2013 (Movie)

Leela (Actor)

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani 2013 (Movie)

Naina (Actor)

Cocktail 2012 (Movie)

Veronica (Actor)

Aarakshan 2011 (Movie)

Poorbi Anand (Actor)

Desi Boyz 2011 (Movie)

Radhika Awasthi (Actor)

Break ke Baad 2010 (Movie)

Aaliya Khan (Actor)

House Full 2010 (Movie)

Sandy (Actor)

Karthik Calling Karthik 2010 (Movie)

Shonali Mukherjee (Actor)

Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey 2010 (Movie)

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Lafangey Parindey 2010 (Movie)

Pinky Palkar (Actor)

Billu Barber 2009 (Movie)

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Chandni Chowk to China 2009 (Movie)

Sakhi/Suzy/Meow Meow (Actor)

Bachna Ae Haseeno 2008 (Movie)

Gayatri (Actor)

Om Shanti Om 2007 (Movie)

Shantipriya/Sandy (Actor)

Biography

Through much of her childhood and adolescence, it appeared that Deepika Padukone would follow in the footsteps of her father, badminton champion Prakash Padukone, but as a teenager, she realized she was more interested in entertainment than athletics. She began her career as a model but moved into acting, landing a starring role in the Bollywood film "Om Shanti Om" (2007). Padukone went on to appear in a number of other Hindi movies including the performance of a sexy song for "Dum Maaro Dum" (2011) that led to a legal charge of indecency. Through films such as "Cocktail" (2012), "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (2013) and "Chennai Express" (2013), Padukone continued to prove her acting chops, often shining in films that were otherwise panned.

Relationships

Prakash Padukone

Father

Ujjala Padukone

Mother

Anisha Padukone

Sister

EDUCATION

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Dropped out to pursue a career in modeling.

Milestones

2013

Appeared in "Chennai Express"

2007

First film role in "Om Shanti Om"

2005

First modeling job

2005

Landed first role in a soap commercial

Bonus Trivia

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Played baseball and badminton competitively as a child.

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"I never get pulled down by negativity. I use it to work harder and improve whatever I can." - from Hindustan Times, Aug. 17, 2013

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"I don’t feel that Hindi movies are just for a Hindi speaking audience. Our films are today reaching a wider audience because they are relatable and are being liked by people not understanding the language we speak in our films." - from Bolly News UK, May 29, 2013

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