Deepika Padukone Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education, First Movie & 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, versatile, and highest-paid actresses in Bollywood.

She is the recipient of three Filmfare Awards, two for the Best Actress and one for the Best Female Debut. Deepika has also won several other awards in different categories and got nominated many times.

She is well known for her performances in movies like Om Shanti Om (2007), Love Aaj Kal (2009), Chennai Express (2013), Padmaavat (2018), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela (2013), Piku (2015).


Personal Info

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


Deepika with her family

Deepika was born to Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone in Copenhagen, Denmark, and belongs to Saraswat Brahmin family background. Her father 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), and Padma Shri in 1982. She has a younger sister named Anisha Padukone and by profession, she is a Golf player and has represented India many times but couldn’t fetch any medals.

After being in a long relationship with Ranveer Singh, they get married on 14th November 2018 in Italy. Ranveer is a renowned Bollywood actor.

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Prakash Padukone
Motherujjala padukone image
Ujjala Padukone
Sisteranisha padukone image
Anisha Padukone
Husbandranveer singh image
Ranveer Singh


Deepika did her schooling at Sophia High School, Bangalore. After schooling, she enrolled at Mount Carmel College (Bangalore) for higher education, but she was a college dropout. Due to remaining busy in her modeling career, many years later, she earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Body Measurements

Figure Measurement34-26-34 Inches
HeightFeet: 5 Feet 7½ Inches [1]IMDB
Meters: 1.71 m
Centimeters: 171 cm
Breast34 Inches
Waist26 Inches
Hips34 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


Net WorthApprox $16 million (Rs 120 crore in 2020) [2]Republicworld
SalaryRs 15 – 20 crore per movie
Brand EndorsementRs 8 crores
Housedeepika padukone house image
Bandra West, Mumbai
Carsdeepika padukone car image
Audi A8,
Mercedes Maybach S650,
Audi Q7

Boyfriends / Affairs

Deepika was linked-up with many rumored relationship.

Nihar Pandya (actor, model)deepika padukone and Nihar Pandya
Upen Patel (actor)upen patel & deepika padukone
M. S. Dhoni (cricketer)deepika padukone and m s dhoni
Siddharth Mallya (businessman)deepika padukone and Siddharth Mallya
Mujamil Ibrahim (actor, model)Mujamil Ibrahim
Yuvraj Singh (cricketer)deepika padukone and Yuvraj Singh
Ranbir Kapoor (actor)deepika padukone and Ranbir Kapoor
Ranveer Singh (actor)deepika padukone and Ranveer Singh

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
BookThe Kite Runner

First Movie

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Deepika in Om Shanti Om

Deepika made her acting debut in a Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006. However, she first appeared in a Bollywood film Om Shanti Om in 2007 opposite Shahrukh Khan. Her 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.

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Deepika in XXX: Return of Xander Cage

She also made her Hollywood debut with the film XXX: Return of Xander Cage in 2017 opposite Vin Deisel. She played the character of Serena Unger, a huntress.

Unknown Facts

  • In 2018, she was listed among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time.
  • When she was in the 10th standard, with the support of her parents, she decided to become a model. Deepika was appeared in a Liril soap commercial and was the winner of Lakme Fashion Week in 2005.
Deepika walking the ramp
  • She 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.
  • In 2007, before coming to the Bollywood film industry, Himesh Reshammiya launched her in his music video “Naam Hai Tera” which made her quite popular in India.
Deepika in Naam Hai Tera
  • 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 later.
  • Deepika has adopted a village named Ambegaon (Maharastra) in 2010.
Deepika in Ambegaon
  • She was the foremost planner for her wedding.
  • In 2018, she launched her own film production company named “Ka Productions“.
  • Deepika has been the face of various magazines cover like Filmfare, Femina, Vogue, Porter Edit, Elle, You & I.
Deepika in magazine cover
  • 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.


  • 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 holding Filmfare Award
Om Shanti Om (2008)Filmfare Award, Zee Cine Award, IIFA Award, Guild Award, Stardust AwardBest Female Debut
Chennai Express (2013)IIFA Award, Screen Award, Screen Popular Choice AwardBest Actress
Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela (2014)Filmfare Award, Screen AwardBest Actress
Happy New Year (2014)Stardust AwardBest Actress
Finding Fanny (2014)Stardust AwardBest Actress
Tamasha (2015)Screen Popular Choice AwardBest Actress
Piku (2016)Filmfare Award, IIFA Award, Screen Award, Zee Cine Award, Guild Award, Stardust AwardBest Actress
Bajirao Mastani (2016)Zee Cine Award, Screen Popular Choice AwardBest Actress
Padmaavat (2019)Zee Cine AwardBest Actress

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