Deepika Padukone Biography, Family, First Movie, Best Movies & More

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Who is Deepika Padukone?

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Born on 5th January 1986 (Age 34 Years as of 2020), Deepika Padukone is one of the most beautiful, talented, and versatile actresses in Bollywood. Started her career in 2007, today she needs no introduction and one of the highest-paid actresses.

Age, Height, Birthday, Education, Hobbies & More

Real NameDeepika Padukone
NicknameDeepz, Deepi
ProfessionActress, Producer, Model
Birth Date5 January 1986
Age34 Years
Height5 Feet 9 Inches (174 cm)
Birth PlaceCopenhagen, Denmark
SchoolSophia High School
College/UniversityMount Carmel College,
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Education QualificationBachelor of Arts
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Playing badminton, Cooking
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism

Deepika Padukone Family & Husband

Father

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Prakash Padukone is the father of Deepika. He was a former badminton player and won many medals for India. He is the recipient of the most prestigious award, the Arjun Award (In 1972), in the field of sports and Padma Shri in 1982 for his contribution to India.

Mother

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Deepika’s mother name is Ujjala Padukone. By profession she is the management assistant for travel and tourism.

Husband/Spouse

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Famous Bollywood actor Ranveer Sing is the husband of Deepika. They get happily married on 14th November 2018 in Italy.

Sister

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Deepika’s sister is Anisha Padukone. She is the professional Golf player and represented India many times but couldn’t fetch any medals.

Deepika Padukone Biography

Deepika was born in a Brahmin family. She grew up in Bangalore city. She did her schooling at the Sophia High School, Bangalore, and 12th standard at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. To earn a bachelor’s degree, she took admission at the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Since her father was a renowned Badminton player, she too was inclined towards badminton and was a good player. When she was in the 10th standard, with the support of her parents, she decided to become a modeler. Deepika was first appeared in a Liril soap commercial and was the winner of Lakme Fashion Week in 2005.

In 2007, Himesh Reshammiya launched her in his video album Naam Hai Tera which made her quite popular in India. In the following year, Deepika was cast against Shah Ruk Khan in the movie Om Shanti Om. This film brought her great fame. After this movie, she never looked back and touched the heights of great success.

In 2017, she appeared in the movie XXX: Return of Xander Cage and her brilliant performance in the movie gave her international fame.

Deepika is the recipient of three Filmfare Awards. In 2018, she launched her own film production company named “Ka Productions“.

Deepika Padukone First Movie

BollywoodHowever, Aishwarya, a Kannada-language, was the first movie for Deepika but she made her Bollywood debut in the movie Om Shanti Om in 2007 with the Bollywood king Shah Ruk Khan. She played the character of Shanti Priya which was well appreciated by the audience.
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Her outstanding performance in the movie won her Filmfare Award, Zee Cine Award, IIFA Award, Guild Award, Stardust Award for the best female debut of the year. The movie also did great business at the box office and collected Rs. 215 crores against its budget of Rs. 50 crores.
HollywoodDeepika made a debut in Hollywood with the movie XXX: Return of Xander Cage with her c-star Vin Deisel. She played the character of Serena Unger, a huntress.
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The movie was appreciated by the audience all over the world and collected $34 crores across the globe.

Net Worth, House, Salary, Cars

Net Worth115 crores as of 2020
Salary15 – 20 crores per movie
Brand Endorsement5 crores
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Bandra West, Mumbai (10 crores)
Carsdeepika padukone car image
Audi A8 (1.56 crores),
Mercedes Maybach S650 (2.7 crores),
Audi Q7 (80 L)

Deepika Padukone Boyfriends / Affairs

Nihar Pandyadeepika padukone and Nihar Pandya
By profession, he is an actor and a model.
Upen Patelupen patel & deepika padukone
He is a faded actor. Their photoshoot was in the very limelight.
M. S. Dhonideepika padukone and m s dhoni
It was rumoured that they dated each other for a short period of time.
Siddharth Mallyadeepika padukone and Siddharth Mallya
He is the son of Vijay Mallya.
Mujamil IbrahimMujamil Ibrahim
Mujamil is an actor and fashion model.
Yuvraj Singhdeepika padukone and Yuvraj Singh
It was rumored that former cricketer Yuvraj dated Deepika for a short span of time.
Ranbir Kapoordeepika padukone and Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir is a famous actor in Bollywood and they were serious about their relationship.
Ranveer Singhdeepika padukone and Ranveer Singh
After being in a long relationship, they are now happily married.

Favorite Things

ActorShahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Amir Khan, Brad Pitt, Richard Gere
ActressHema Malini, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
MoviesDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ), Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Colour of Paradise, Cinderella Man
SingersA. R. Rahman, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna
FoodRavioli bolognese, Dal & Steamed-Rice, South Indian food (Idly, Dosa, Poha, etc), Maharashtrian varan, Sev Puri, Steamed Fish
Holiday DestinationFrance, Maldives
ColourWhite, Mauve
SportsBadminton, Football, Polo
FestivalHoli
BookThe Kite Runner

Unknown Facts

  • She was a college dropout but later she completed her bachelor’s degree from the open university (Indra Gandhi).
  • Deepika was an average student but used to stay ahead in extracurricular activities.
  • She was a national level player in badminton and once secured the third position.
  • Deepika was also a good baseball player.
  • She was a student of Anupam Kher‘s film academy before starting her film career.
  • She joined Shiamak Davar‘s dance academy to enhance her dancing skills.
  • The movie Dhoom 3 and Jab Tak Hai Jaan were first offered to Deepika.
  • Due to the Kannada accent, her voice was dubbed at the starting of her film career.
  • She was going to debut from Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s Sawariya but due to some reason, Sonam Kapoor was signed finally.
  • Deepika has adopted a village named Ambegaon (Maharastra) in 2010.
  • She was the foremost planner for her wedding.
  • She owns a clothing brand named “All About You“.
  • Deepika and Ranveer first met in a restaurant.
  • They were engaged four years before their marriage.
  • Deepika tattooed the name of Ranbir Kapoor when they are dating each other.
  • She won three Filmfare Awards for the movies Om Shanti Om, Goliyon Ki Raashleela: Ram-Leela, and Piku.
  • She is the only Bollywood actress who gave four consecutive blockbuster movies.

Controversies

  • In 2014, Times of India (TOI) tweeted about her cleavage show. Deepika tweeted back to TOI with anger – “Yes I am a woman. I have breasts. I have cleavage. You got a problem?.” After this statement, she got support from fans all over the world and as a result, the tweet was removed from the Twitter database.
  • In a famous Indian chat show, Koffee With Karan, she said – Ranbir Kapoor should endorse a condom brand.
  • During her film (Chhapaak) promotion in January 2020, she visited the JNU campus and criticized the attack on the students. After this, she was circled by controversies.
  • After the grand success of the movie “Happy New Year“, Deepika raised her fees to Rs. 15 crores.
  • During the investigation of the Sushant Singh Rajput‘s murder case, her name was surfaced in drug abuse.

Deepika Padukone Best Movies

Deepika has done more than 30 movies so far since 2006. Here is the list of the best movies of Deepika Padukone / Top 10 movies, which are worth watching.

1. Piku (2015)

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DirectorShoojit Sircar
Co-StarsIrrfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Jisshu Sengupta
Budget25 crores
Box Office141 crores
AwardIIFA, Screen, Zee Cine, Guild, Stardust awards for the best actress

Plot: Piku portrays beautifully the unconditional bond between a father and a daughter. Bhaskar, who is a 70-year-old man and suffering from constipation. He troubles everyone with his eccentricities. Her daughter, Piku, on the other side, deals with these problems patiently and calmly.

IMDB: 7.6/10

2. Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela (2013)

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DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
Co-StarsRanveer Singh, Richa Chadda, Abhimanyu Singh, Supriya Pathak
Budget48 crores
Box Office220 crores
AwardFilmfare, Screen awards for the best actress

Plot: Based on Shakespeare‘s Romeo & Juliet, the movie tells the love story between Ram and Leela. They belong to the old rival family. When their love discloses to their families the bloodbath starts.

IMDB: 6.4/10

3. Bajirao Mastani (2015)

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DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
Co-StarsRanveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Milind Soman
Budget145 crores
Box Office356 crores
AwardZee Cine, Screen awards for the best actress

Plot: Bajirao Mastani is about the historical love story between Bajirao, a married king of Peshwa, and Mastani, the Muslim queen of Bundelkhand. They fight their conservative family to get their love.

IMDB: 7.2/10

4. Padmaavat (2018)

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DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
Co-StarsRanveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hyderi
Budget180 crores
Box Office585 crores
AwardZee Cine Award for the best actress

Plot: Padmaavat tells the story of the sacrifice to protect self-respect. When a tyrant king, Alauddin Khilji, invades and wins Mewar to get the serene beauty of the queen Padmaavati then the queen sacrifices her life.

IMDB: 7.0/10

5. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

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DirectorVijay Lalwani
Co-StarsFarhan Akhtar, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah
Budget20 crores
Box Office19 crores

Plot: Karthik and Shonali love each other and work in the same office. Karthik is always being mocked by his boss due to his introverted nature. One day he gets a mysterious phone call that changes his life forever.

IMDB: 7.1/10

6. Love Aaj Kal (2009)

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DirectorImtiaz Ali
Co-StarsSaif Ali Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Giselli Monterio, Rahul Khanna
Budget39 crores
Box Office120 crores

Plot: Jai and Meera fall in love and soon they break up. When Veer (Rishi Kapoor), who had a love story back in the 60s, meets Jai, he tells his love story to Jai and convinces him not to lose his love because love happens once in a life.

IMDB: 6.8/10

7. Cocktail (2012)

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DirectorHomi Adajania
Co-StarsSaif Ali Khan, Diana Penty, Dimple Kapadia
Budget65 crores
Box Office127 crores

Plot: Cocktail is a romantic drama movie. Gautam and Meera love each other and their common friend is Veronica. The story takes a new turn when Gautam feels about Veronica.

IMDB: 6.3/10

8. Om Shanti Om (2007)

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DirectorFarah Khan
Co-StarsShah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal, Shreyash Talpade
Budget50 crores
Box Office215 crores
AwardsFilmfare, Zee Cine, IIFA, Guild Awards for the best female debut

Plot: A junior movie artist, Om (Shahrukh Khan), loves famous Bollywood actress Shanti (Deepika Padukone), but Shanti loves Mukesh (Arjun Rampal). When Mukesh knew about his expecting a child he killed Shanti and Om also died in order to save her. 30 years later Om reincarnated as an actor. When Om recalls his early birth, he seeks revenge.

IMDB: 6.7/10

9. Tamasha (2015)

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DirectorImtiaz Ali
Co-StarsRanbir Kapoor, Javed Sheik, Nikhil Bhagal
Budget87 crores
Box Office136 crores
AwardsStardust Award for the best actress

Plot: Ved (Ranbir Kapoor) and Tara meet accidentally in Corsica (Deepika Padukone) and spend holidays together on the condition of being unknown to each other. Back in India, Ved’s company compels Tara to know his truth.

IMDB: 7.3/10

10. Aarakshan (2011)

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DirectorPrakash Jha
Co-StarsAmitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Pratick Babber
Budget42 crores
Box Office54 crores

Plot: Due to the Supreme court‘s verdict on 27 percent reservation to OBC (other backward castes), conflict takes place between a teacher and his student.

IMDB: 6.2/10

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