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Deepika Padukone Biography – Early Life, Film Career, Relationships, Height, Age

Deepika Padukone Biography

We are always curious to know more about our favorite actors/actress. One such celebrity actress, about whom we are going to discuss today is our dimple queen “Deepika Padukone.” Yes! This article is all about that charming actor who is loved by all generations, for her on-screen performances in films.

So let’s continue reading more about Deepika Padukone Caste, Wiki, Age, Instagram, Sister, Height, Wikipedia, Date of Birth, her film career, relationships, current relationship status and much more interesting facts.

Deepika Padukone Early Life

Deepika Padukone is Born on January 5th 1986 in Copenhagen (Denmark). She is one of those most loved Bollywood actresses by all generations. Well known for her on-screen presence and acting skills, Deepika Padukone never disappointed her fans. Along with acting in Bollywood films, Deepika is also associated with many famous brands like Louis Vuitton and Cartier. This shows how active she is in other fields as well.

Deepika Padukone is born in Denmark, but her parents are from India only. Since her childhood, Deepika is very active in sports, especially badminton. She was very good at academics as well. She has a great passion for badminton that she even played at National level during her early days.

Deepika Padukone Biography Wiki

Deepika Padukone Age and films
Full NameDeepika Padukone
Date Of BirthJanuary 5, 1986
Birth PlaceCopenhagen, Denmark
Current Age38 Years
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress, Model, Producer, Mental Health Advocate
Deepika FatherPrakash Padukone (Badminton Player)
Deepika MotherUjjala Padukone (Travel Agent)
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
Skin ColorOlive
SpouseRanveer Singh (Married since 2018)
ChildrenExpecting In September 2024
Deepika Padukone Net WorthEstimated $80 million USD
Notable FilmsOm Shanti Om (2007)
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
Piku (2015)
Padmaavat (2018)
Any many more
AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Female Debut (2008)
Several Film fare Awards for Best Actress and other categories
Crystal Award at World Economic Forum (2018)
Padma Shri Award (2018)
Per Movie SalaryApproximately 15 Cr to 30 Cr
Deepika Padukone Overview Wiki Table

Deepika Padukone Parents & Early Career

Though Deepika had very good interest in Badminton since childhood, her career choice changed as she moved to the adulthood. This beautiful girl Deepika started receiving small projects in Modelling field, which she decided to take up as her career.

Interest of badminton inherited to Deepika by her father, Prakash Padukone. Prakash Padukone is a well known badminton player in India. Deepika Padukone was raised by her rich parents in Bengaluru, along her sister Anisha. Her mother name is Ujjala Padukone, who maintained her status as a wonderful house wife, and a mom.

Deepika Padukone Modelling and Films Career

During her high-school and early college days, Deepika started modelling. But her actual modelling career took off when she was in 2nd year of her college. With her great looks and walk, she got chance in prestigious Lakme India Fashion Week in 2005.

In the year 2006, one of the Kannada directors (sandalwood) casted her in the film “Aishwarya,”, with starring Upendra. And this is her first ever film in the movies career. Later in 2007, the Bollywood director Farah Khan casted Deepika Padukone in her blockbuster Hindi film “Om Shanti Om.” Deepika really shocked everyone by her extraordinary looks and acting skills in her first Bollywood film itself.

Since her first film, Deepika never looked back. She started getting various film opportunities and versatile roles in Bollywood. Her different rolled films like, an young widow role in “Finding Fanny,” and a devoted daughter role in “Piku” are commendable.

Deepika Padukone Hit Movies List

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh

Deepika Padukone is known for giving one hit movie each year. As of June 2024, she has made about 40-45 movies. Below are some of her hit/blockbuster movies listed.

  • Om Shanti Om (2007)
  • Love Aaj Kal (2009)
  • Housefull (2010)
  • Cocktail (2012)
  • Chennai Express (2013)
  • Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
  • Bajirao Mastani (2015)
  • Piku (2015)
  • Padmaavat (2018)
  • Pathaan (2023)

Deepika Padukone’s Achievements Beyond Acting

Apart from acting and producing, Deepika Padukone is very active in philanthropy as well. In many of her interviews she spoke about various social causes, especially about women empowerment. Below is about her some achievements.

  • Listed as one of the highest-paid actresses in India and the world.
  • Recognized for her fashion sense and named a global fashion icon by several publications.
  • Established the Live Love Laugh Foundation in 2015 to raise awareness about mental health.
  • Awarded the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum for her work in mental health advocacy.
  • Received the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2018, one of India’s highest civilian honors.
  • A vocal advocate for women’s empowerment and social causes.

In 2018, Deepika Padukone married her co-actor and long time boy friend Ranveer Singh. Their pair is considered one of the popular couple in the industry. Even after marriage also, both are very active in their career. Recently, Deepika and Ranveer shared good news on social media about their personal life. Very soon, in September 2024 the couple is expecting their first baby.

Let’s wish them best luck!

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