Deepika Padukone (Actress) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress and is the receiver of several awards, including three Filmfare Awards. She has been a part of advertising campaigns for Liril, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, receiving many prestigious modelling offers, including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India, an annual jewellery exhibition. She hit the international prospect when Maybelline made her their new international cover-girl face. She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities.
Name: Deepika Padukone
Nickname: Deepi, Deepz
Profession: Actress and Model
DOB: January 5, 1986
Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Religion: Brahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat)
Home Town: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Home Address: B Wing, Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Friends: Aditya Narayan, Shahana Goswami
Hobbies: music, eating, reading, and watching movies
Debut Work: Kannada: Aishwarya (2006) , Bollywood: Om Shanti Om (2007) , Hollywood: XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Movies: Padmavati (2017), Raabta (2017), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Tamasha (2015), Piku (2015), Happy New Year (2014), Finding Fanny (2014), Kochadaiiyaan (2014), Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), Chennai Express (2013)
TV Serials: Not Applicable
Deepika Padukone in Padmavat
Height: 174 centimetres
Weight: 55 kilograms
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Marital Status: Unmarried
Husband: Not Applicable
BF: Nihaar Pandya (Actor) ,Upen Patel (Actor), Muzammil Ibrahim (Actor, Muzammil Ibrahim Yuvraj Singh (Cricketer), Ranbir Kapoor (Actor), Siddharth Mallya (Actor), Ranveer Singh (Actor)
Kids: Not Applicable
Father: Prakash Padukone (Former Indian badminton player)
Mother: Ujjala Padukone
Sister: Anisha Padukone (Younger)
School: Sophia High School, Bengaluru
College (Graduation): Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
College (Post-Graduation): Not Attended
Educational Qualification: High School
Cars: Audi Q7, Audi A8, Mini Cooper, BMW 5-Series
Bikes: Not Applicable
House: A house in Mumbai, India and one in Bangalore, India
Movies: 15 Crore rupees/film (estimate)
TV Shows: Not Applicable
Net Income: $11 million(estimate)
Film: Life Is Beautiful (1997), Cinderella Man (2005), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993), Devdas (2002), Dil (1990), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Kabhie Kabhie (1976), The Color of Paradise (1999), Mary Poppins (1964), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), Scent of a Woman (1992), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Priceless (2006), Rockstar (2011), Barfi! (2012), English Vinglish (2012), Blue Jasmine (2013), Still Alice (2014) and Amy (2015)
Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Irrfan Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Richard Gere, Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp
Actress: Hema Malini, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Sushmita Sen and Preity Zinta
Song: Hero by Mariah Carey, Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay, Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein from Kabhie Kabhie (1976), Pehla Nasha from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Angel by Lionel Richie, Ankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si from Om Shanti Om (2007), and We Are The World by Michael Jackson
More Information and Facts about Deepika Padukone
- As a teenager, Deepika Padukone played badminton in national level championships but left her career in the sport to become a fashion model. She then made her acting debut in 2006 as the title character of the Kannada film Aishwarya.
- She has done starring roles in the romantic comedies Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) and Chennai Express (2013), the comedy Happy New Year (2014), and the historical romance Bajirao Mastani (2015). These films rank among the highest-earning Bollywood films.
- Her first Hollywood work came with the action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017).
- Deepika Padukone participates in stage shows, has written columns for an Indian newspaper, is a significant celebrity endorser for brands and products, and has raised her voice for issues such as feminism and depression.
- She has her own line of clothing for women called “All About You” and is the founder of “The Live Love Laugh Foundation”, which creates consciousness on mental health in India.
- She played state level badminton till the 10th standard. Then she had to study for her ICSE board exams, so she stopped playing for three months. She never considered taking it up as a career because she was never interested in a professional sport. She took up modelling as a hobby and later started doing it professionally.
- Padukone has filmed the part of Rani Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati, which was her third association with Bhansali and Ranveer Singh. According to right-wing Hindu groups, the film portrayed a romantic link between Padmavati, a Rajput queen, and the Muslim warrior Alauddin Khalji. It entailed violent protests by these groups, and an award was placed to behead Padukone and Bhansali, and the release of the film was deferred by the Central Board of Film Certification.
- Padukone will star as a Mumbai-based gangster from the 1980s who plots to murder Dawood Ibrahim, in Vishal Bhardwaj’s crime drama, co-starring Irrfan Khan. Padukone will also reprise the part of Unger in the fourth segment of the xXx franchise.
- Padukone participated in the opening ceremony of the third season of the Indian Premier League at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. Later, she performed alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Pitbull for the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League.
- Deepika Padukone participated in a concert tour across North America in 2014, entitled “SLAM! The Tour” and performed alongside her co-stars from Happy New Year. She’s also been a part of the Olympic Gold Quest team, which was established by her father and Geet Sethi in support of Indian athletes at the Olympics.
Image Credit: Bhansali Productions