|Profession||Actress, Film producer|
|Birthday||5 January 1986|
|Age||37 years (as of 2023)|
|Net worth||$20 million|
Deepika Padukone is a famous actress and model of Bollywood. She came under the spotlight with movies like Om Shanti Om and Bajirao Mastani.
She is the daughter of a badminton player, Prakash Padukone. Padukone was born on 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen Denmark and raised in Bangalore. Her nickname is Deepi.
During her teenage years, she wanted to become a badminton player like her father. To achieve her goal, she played badminton competitively from a young age. Later, she changed her mind and realized that badminton was not her real aim. After that, Deepi decided to become a model. She later explained in her interview:
“I realised that I was playing the game only because it ran in the family. So, I asked my father if I could give up the game and he wasn’t upset at all”.
She worked as a child model when Deepika Padukone age was only 8 years. As a result, now she is one of the most high-rated Indian actresses and gained international fame as well. According to the report, her salary is 15 crore(INR) and her net worth is 8$ million.
|Height||5’8″ (173 cm)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lbs)|
Padukone was born in a middle-class Brahmin family. Her father is a former badminton player.
He is the first Indian badminton player who won the All England Championships. Whereas, mother Ujala Padukone is a travel agent.
Her younger sister Anisha Padukone is a professional golfer. She has a close bond with her family and goes home regularly in her hometown Bengaluru.
Her family belongs to Hinduism. She has a good belief in the Hindu religion and considers an important aspect of her life. She also visits temples and religious places and shrines. Deepika feels very good to join with the charitable organization.
Husband & Boyfriends
Before making a Diya of Bollywood Industry, she was in a live-in relationship with Nihaar Pandya (model).
Padukone was also in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor (actor). She even made a tattoo on her neck of his initials. Unfortunately, their relationship ended later.
After that, she started dating Siddharth Mallya but their relationship ended after a few years.
Deepika padukone also dated Upen Patel and a model Muzammil Ibrahim.
Their relationship with Yuvraj Singh (cricketer) gained the attraction of media and their fans. But the same as before, their relationship was not long-lasting.
Finally, she decided to get married to Ranveer Singh at Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como in Italy on 14th and 15th Nov 2018. They had glorious yet and private ceremonial for the two days. On the first day, the marriage took place following the Konkani observance and second-day wedding followed by Sindhi rituals.
Deepika Ranveer’s WEDDING Reception In Banglore
Qualification & Career
Deepika Padukone completed her schooling from Sophia high school, Bengaluru. She completed her pre-university study at mount Carmel college. After that, she started a bachelor of arts degree in sociology at Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Unfortunately, she discontinued after some time to continue her modeling career. She debuts in the Bollywood industry by the Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006.
Deepika Padukone entered the industry as a model in 2004 under the guidance of Prasad Bidapa. After that, she walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week. At the age of 17, she walked the ramp for the first time.
Initially, she gained popularity and fame in the commercial of Liril soap and by appearing on Kingfisher’s calendar.
Later she shifted to Mumbai. Where she got the chance in Himesh Reshammiya’s song “Naam Hai Tera”. After that, the doors of Bollywood has been opened for her. Deepika Padukone joined Anupam’s Kher acting institute to learn acting. Before entering Bollywood industry, she prefer to join the acting school as she didn’t have any experience.
She made her Bollywood debut with Saawariya (Leela Bhansali’s movie). But at last, this role went to Sonam Kapoor.
Luckily, she got a lead role in 2007 in Farah Khan’s super hit movie “Om Shanti Om“. Farah also signed her for “Happy New Year”. However, this movie was postponed and released in 2014. Deepika made her Hollywood debut with “XXX: Return of Xander Cage” in 2017.
Deepika Padukone Net Worth
Presently, Padukone is of the biggest star in Bollywood. She has a net worth of Rs 102 crore. Her annual income is Rs 21 crore. Padukone was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bansali’s “Padmaavat”.
Aishwarya (2006)-Kannada movie
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)
Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Love Aaj Kal (2009)
Main Aurr Mrs. Khanna (2009)
Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Chennai Express (2013)
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
Kochadaiiyaan (2014)-Tamil film
Finding Fanny (2014)-English language movie
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)-American movie
Padukone started her own production company in Bollywood KA Entertainment in 2019. Moreover, she is the founder of “The Live Love Laugh”. She is Chairwoman of the Mumbai Academy of the moving image.
Deepika often participates in stage shows for her own line of clothing for women. Apart from above she is a well-known celebrity endorser for products and brands.
She got the title of exceeding various listing of India’s most attractive people, the most beautiful woman, the world’s sexiest woman, and the most desirable woman.
She has won numerous awards:
- Filmfare Award for “Om Shanti Om” as Best Female Debut in 2008
- IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards for “Om Shanti Om” as Best Female Debut in 2008
- Filmfare Award for “Galiyon Ki Raasleela-Ram-Leela” for Best Actress in 2014
- IIFA Award for “Chennai Express” for Best Actress in 2014
- Filmfare Award for “Piku” for Best Actress in 2016
- IIFA Award for “Piku” for Best Actress in 2016
Hobbies And Interest
Deepika likes to read books, Dancing, playing badminton and cooking. Her favorite food is south Indian cuisine.
Her favorite color is white and mauve. Padukone’s favorite actors and actresses are Preity Zinta, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Hema Malani, Sridevi, and actors are Amitabachan, Richard Gere, Brad Pitt, Amir khan, and Shahrukh khan. Her favorite movie is Maine Pyar Kiya and 3 Idiots.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most of the people didn’t aware that Deepika was a South-Indian actress before entering in Bollywood industry. She made her acting debut with Aishwarya in 2006, a Kannada movie. Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Konkani-speaking parents.
Padukone has a younger sister named Anisha Padukone. Anisha is a professional golfer player. She represented India at many international platforms.
Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark.
She lives in B/Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050. Whereas Deepika’s hometown is in Bangalore, India.
The real name of Deepika is Deepika Padukone. Her nicknames are Deepi and Deepz.
Her father’s name is Prakash Padukone. He is a former professional badminton player.
$20 Million approx
5’8″ (173 cm, 1.73 m)
The couple tied the knot on 14-15 November 2018 in lake Como, Lombardy, Italy as per Sindhi and Konkani traditions.