Deepika Padukone is a beautiful and versatile Indian film actress. She is one of the highest compensated on-screen actresses on the planet and is considered as one of the country’s most well-known and alluring identities by the media. Padukone has built up a profession in Hindi movies, and is the beneficiary of a few honors, including three Filmfare Awards.

She has established herself as one of the top on-screen actresses of B-town. She made her acting debut in 2006 Kannada film “Aishwarya” and later assumed the lead part in the motion picture “Om Shanti Om” opposite Shahrukh Khan, which demonstrated a noteworthy business achievement and earned her the Filmfare Award for the “Best Female Debut”. Deepika is seen dancing in Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon starter flick Raabta. She also won the female leading role in the Hollywood “flick xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”.

Early Years

Padukone, the daughter of a badminton player Prakash Padukone, was conceived in Copenhagen and brought up in Bangalore. Her Father, Prakash, is a previous badminton player of global notoriety, and her mother, Ujjala, is a travel agent. Her younger sister, Anisha, is a golfer. Her fatherly granddad, Ramesh, was a secretary of the Mysore Badminton Association. The family migrated to Bangalore, India, when Padukone was a year old.

Family photo of Deepika Padukone

She had done her schooling at Bangalore’s Sophia High School and finished her pre-college training at Mount Carmel College. She was then enlisted at the Indira Gandhi National Open University for a Bachelor of Arts degree in human science, however later quit it because of booking clashes with her modeling career.

Padukone has confessed to being socially ungainly as a child and did not have much friends. The concentration of her life was badminton, which she played aggressively from a youthful age. Depicting her everyday routine in a 2012 meeting, Padukone said, “I would wake up at five in the morning, go for physical preparing, go to class, again go for playing badminton, complete my homework and go to sleep.”


Sports to Modelling

Padukone kept on pursuing a vocation in badminton all through her school years and played the game in national level titles. She additionally played baseball in a couple state level tournaments. While focusing on her training and sports profession, Padukone likewise functioned as a child model, first showing up in two or three advertising effort at eight years old. In the tenth grade, she changed concentration and chose to end up as a fashion model. She later clarified, “I realized that I was playing the game only because it ran in the family. So, I asked my father if I could give up the game and he wasn’t upset at all.”

Deepika with Roger Federer

In 2004, she started a full-time vocation as a model under the instruction of Prasad Bidapa, a fashion stylist, and choreographer. At a very early stage in her career, Padukone gained acknowledgment with a TV commercial for the cleanser Liril, and has done modeling for different brands and products. In 2005, she made her runway debut at the Lakme Fashion Week for designer Suneet Varma and won the “Model of the Year” award at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards. Padukone’s fame expanded when she showed up in an exceptionally well-known print campaign for the 2006 Kingfisher Calendar.

She was then recognized by a fashion designer Wendell Rodricks at a Ganjam Jewellery class, where he was instructing and marked her up with the Matrix agency. At the age of 21, Padukone moved to Mumbai and remained at her close relative’s home. That year, she increased more extensive acknowledgment by including in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya’s song “Naam Hai Tera.”

Acting Career

Padukone soon started to get offers for film roles. Believing herself to be excessively unpracticed as a performing artist, she rather selected for a course at Anupam Kher’s film academy. Following much media prediction, Director-Farah Khan, who had seen her in Reshammiya’s music video, decided to cast her for a part in “Happy New Year”.

Deepika Padukone at the International Film Festival Opening Ceremony

She soon got offers for film parts and made her acting introduction in 2006 as the title character in the Kannada film “Aishwarya”. Padukone then assumed a double part in her first Bollywood discharge—the 2007 blockbuster “Om Shanti Om”—and won a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Padukone got commend for depicting the lead female parts in the sentiment “Love Aaj Kal” (2009) and the show “Lafangey Parindey” (2010). However, her exhibitions in the sentiment “Bachna Ae Haseeno” (2008) and the comic drama “Housefull” (2010) were met with negative audits.

The 2012 box office hit “Cocktail” denoted a defining moment in Padukone’s career, procuring her acclaim and Best Actress nomination in several award ceremonies. Her big breakthrough came with featuring parts in the comedies “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” (2013), “Chennai Express” (2013), and “Happy New Year” (2014), and “Bajirao Mastani” (2015), all of which rank among the most noteworthy netting Bollywood movies. Padukone’s acclaimed depiction of a character in “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela” (2013) and “Piku” (2015) won her two Best Actress awards at Filmfare.

Social Engagement & Other Works

Besides her acting profession, Padukone takes an interest in stage shows, has composed sections for an Indian daily paper. She is a noticeable VIP endorser for brands and items and is vocal about issues like women’s liberation and depression. She has designed her own particular line of apparel for ladies and is the organizer of “The Live Love Laugh Foundation”, which makes mindfulness on emotional well-being in India.

In 2009, she was employed by Hindustan Times to compose weekly segments for their lifestyle section; through these segments, she collaborated with her fans and passed points of interest of her own and expert life. That year, she took part in the World 10K Bangalore marathon, which raised ₹13.1 million (US$190,000) in support of 81 NGOs. In 2010, Padukone received the Maharashtrian town of Ambegaon as a major aspect of NDTV’s Greenathon Campaign, to give the town a customary supply of electricity.

Padukone participated in the opening of the third season of the Indian Premier League at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Three years after the fact, she performed with Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Pitbull for the 6th version of the Indian Premier League. Padukone has additionally been involved with the Olympic Gold Quest group, set up by her father and Geet Sethi to support Indian competitors at the Olympic Games, alongside sports personalities like Leander Paes and Viswanathan Anand and a few other actors. In 2013, she propelled her own particular line of dress for woman, in a relationship with the retail chain Van Heusen.Two years after the fact, Padukone worked together with the fashion gateway Myntra to dispatch a different line under her image “About You”.

Personal Life

Padukone builds a strong relationship with her family and visits them routinely in the place where she grew up of Bangalore. She lives independently in Prabhadevi, an area in Mumbai. Following Hindu religion, Padukone considers religion to be an essential part of her life and frequently visits the temple and different religious shrines.

Deepkia on Vogue India Magazine Cover November 2016 Issue.

Facts & Figure

Padukone loves uncut jadau and traditional South Indian temple jewelry. She wants her face to be touched by Mickey Contractor because she thinks that he understand her face and never apply much makeup. She considers herself as a big foodie and likes everything from South Indian food and sushi to chaat. Her favorite clothing brand is Ash by Devdas.


Deepika Padukone was linked to Upen Patel during her modeling days, however, her first sweetheart was Nihar Pandya. After they separated, following her accomplishment in “Om Shanti Om”, she dated Yuvraj Singh for a short period of time.

Padukone and Yuvraj Singh

Padukone started a sentimental relationship with co-star Ranbir Kapoor while shooting “Bachna Ae Haseeno” in 2008. She talked straightforwardly about the relationship and even got herself a tattoo of his initials on the scruff of her neck. She has said that the relationship profoundly affected her, changing her into a more sure and social person. The Indian media hypothesized on an engagement and reported this had happened in November 2008, despite the fact that Padukone had expressed that she had no arrangements to get married soon. The couple separated a year later; yet stayed on great terms. In 2010, Padukone made a remark that the media theorized was a reference to her separation with Kapoor.


Deepika Padukone with Ranbir Kapoor

“For me, sex is not just about physicality; there are emotions involved. I have never cheated or strayed when I’m in a relationship. If I’m going to be fooling around, why would I be in a relationship? It’s better to be single and have fun. But not everyone thinks like that. Maybe that’s why I’ve been hurt in the past. The first time he cheated on me, I thought there was something wrong with the relationship, or me. But when someone makes a habit of it, you know the problem lies with him.”

After she caught her boyfriend red-handed, she has not given up on love. In 2011, a number of pictures indicating Padukone kissing actor Siddharth Mallya at an Indian Premier League match went viral on the internet. This prompted to wide theory in the media about the way of their relationship, which Padukone declined to discuss openly. The next year there were reports about a separation, to which she said:  “Just because we are not seen together, it doesn’t mean that we are not friends anymore.” She has since prevented reports from claiming her connection with Ranveer Singh, expressing that she is “not in a frame of mind to be in a relationship.”

Deepika and Ranveer Singh

Net Worth & Her Properties

Deepika Padukone’s net worth is $10 million dollars. In 2012, she signed a 1 million USD contract with Garnier ( 60 million INR). Her net earnings as listed by Forbes is $6,600,000, her sponsorship earnings from various brands comes to $1,090,000 and her property at Prabhadevi Mumbai is worth $3,470,000. In 2016, Padukone made it the list of the top ten richest actresses in the world, at number 10.

Deepika at her house in Beaumonde towers, Bangalore

The 5 feet 8 ½ inch tall, Deepika owns an Audi A8 (worth 1.7 crores INR) and Audi Q7 (worth 70 lakhs INR). She lives in an apartment called ‘Beau Monde’ (33 storey tower) in Prabhadevi, Central Mumbai. She bought the house for a whopping Rs. 16 crore.