Height 5'8½” (1.74 m)
Weight 62-64 Kgs
Deepika Padukone Biography/Profile
Deepika Padukone is a famous Indian actress and a former model. She was born in Denmark but shifted to India when she was very young. She has the famous badminton player Prakash Padukone as her father who had remained a world champion. She completed her high school and pre-university studies from Bangalore. She is also a brilliant badminton player and has played badminton at the state level. While pursuing her graduation from Indira Gandhi National Open University in Sociology, she had embarked upon her modelling career. She was awarded “Model of the Year” title in the Kingfisher Fashion Awards. Thereafter, she was chosen to model the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.
Her blockbuster debut movie earned her Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2007. Since then we have noticed Deepika in several movies playing the role of independent modern woman with grace and poise.
Her release cast opposite Saif Ali Khan was the biggest hit of 2009. She had started dating her co-star Ranbir Kapoor in 2008 and broke off the following year. Later on her comments on her ex-boyfriend had created quite a furore in the media. She then started dating Kingfisher owner Vijay Mallya’s son Siddharth Mallya. This affair also breathed its last in 2012.
Deepika has some writing interests as well. She had started writing for a weekly column for HT City in 2009, which is a lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times. She had also appeared on the cover page of Vogue, a lifestyle fashion magazine, in 2010. Deepika had won two trophies at the Award ceremony of Idea Zee Fashion. She became the “Female Model of the Year” for her contribution to commercial assignments and was also declared the “Fresh Face of the Year”. She had the endorsement of Levi Strauss. She had even appeared for music videos. Himesh Reshamiya’s music video featured Deepika in the song “Naam Hai Tera”.
Deepika Padukone has several big brands under her sleeve. She endorses brands such as Tissot, Sony Cybershot, Yamaha, Nescafe and Garnier. She was the new sensation with her bikini-clad hot pics and in photos she was featured as the fresh new face. This Bollywood actress is said to hold a lot of potential and we hope to see some big releases from her in the coming years.
Popular/Hit songs of Deepika Padukone
Chor Bazari and Dooriyan, Love aaj kal
Karthik Calling Karthik and Uff Teri Adaa, Karthik Calling Karthik
Ajab Si and main Agar kahoon, om Shanti Om
Popular/Hit movies of Deepika Padukone
Karthik Calling Karthik
Om Shanti Om
Love Aaj kal