Deepika Padukone life and biography

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Deepika Padukone biography

Date of birth : 1986-01-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality : Hindi
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2010-10-18
Credited as : Bollywood actress, former model, Om Shanti Om, Housefull, Break Ke Baad

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Deepika Padukone was born at Copenhagen (Denmark) to famous Indian Badminton player Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukon. She did her schooling from Sophia's High School, Bangalore and completed her undergraduate program from Mount Carmel College. Dipika Padukone was a state level Badminton player but she did not take her game to the national level as she had set her sights on the glamorous world of showbiz. Deepika was a proud member of dance club run by his father. She has appeared in advertisements of Liril soap, Dabur Lal powder, plus shampoo and Limca. Deepika Padukon has received many prestigious modeling offers including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India, an annual jewellery festival. Deepika Padukone entered the international modeling arena with her first campaign with Maybelline, one of the most renowned cosmetic brands.

Deepika also featured as one of the models for the Kingfisher swimsuit calendar for the year 2006. Dipika did a music video for 'Naam Hai Tera' a song from the pop album Aap Ka Suroor, an independent album by singer Himesh Reshammiya. Deepika Padukone made her film debut with the Kannad film "Aishwarya". She won appreciation for her performance in her debut movie. Deepika made her Bollywood debut with "Om Shanti Om" opposite Shah Rukh Khan. In the movie, she has been depicted as a 1970s superstar Shantipriya and later as Sandhya.

Filmography
2006 Aishwarya
2007 Om Shanti Om
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno
2009
Chandni Chowk to China
Billu
Love Aaj Kal
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
Love 4 Ever
2010
Karthik Calling Karthik
Housefull
Lafangey Parindey
Break Ke Baad
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

Trivia

* Deepika got acting training from Anupam Kher's academy.
* Like the usual trend in Bollywood, Deepika Padukone has already been linked with various men and the recent gossip is her relationship with the famous cricketer Mahindra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh.
* She has always admired three women in the industry whom she saw acting when she was growing up and they are none other than Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and of course Aishwariya Rai.
* Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha.
* Her mother Ujjala is a travel agent.

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