Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and producer who works in Hindi films. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India and is cited in the media as one of the nation’s most popular and attractive celebrities. She has received several awards, including three Filmfare Awards. Padukone has established a career in Hindi films, and is the recipient of several awards, including three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
|Birth||5 January 1986 Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Height||173 cm (5′ 8)|
|Weight||55 kg (121Ibs)|
|Net worth||$30 million|
Childhood & Family
Deepika Padukone was born on 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, to the family of Prakash Padukone, a former badminton player of international repute, and Ujjala Padukone, a travel agent. She has a younger sister named Anisha. She did her schooling from Bangalore’s Sophia High School and completed her pre-university education from Mount Carmel College. Later, she enrolled at Indira Gandhi National Open University for a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.
Deepika Padukone made her acting debut in 2006 with the Kannada film Aishwarya. She made her Bollywood debut in 2007 with the blockbuster Om Shanti Om, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The film was a major commercial success and earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She then went on to star in several successful films such as Love Aaj Kal (2009), Cocktail (2012), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Chennai Express (2013), Happy New Year (2014), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Padmaavat (2018) and Chhapaak (2020). In addition to acting, Padukone has also ventured into producing films. She made her debut as a producer with the 2018 film, Padmaavat. She also owns the celebrity management company, KA Enterprises.
Awards & Achievements
Deepika Padukone has won several awards and accolades for her performances in films. She has won three Filmfare Awards, including Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om (2007), Best Actress for Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and Best Actress Critics for Piku (2015). She was also awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award, in 2020. Personal Life Deepika Padukone married actor Ranveer Singh in 2018. The couple had been in a relationship since 2013.
Deepika Padukone is a fitness enthusiast and follows a strict diet and workout routine. She is also an avid reader and loves to travel.
Deepika Padukone has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
1. Deepika Padukone is the first Indian actress to have her wax statue at Madame Tussauds.
2. She is the brand ambassador of several brands, including Tissot, Vistara, Nescafe, and L’Oreal.
3. She is the co-founder of the Live Love Laugh Foundation, which works towards creating awareness about mental health in India.