Name : Deepika Padukone
Birthday : 5th January, 1986 (Age:31)
Zodiac Sign : Capricorn
Occupation : Actress
Marital status : Single
Awards : 2007 Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year.
Biography : Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress and model.she is one of the top actresses of Bollywood, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, her mother Ujjala is a Travel Agent and Her younger sister, Anisha, is a golfer, born on 5 January 1986 Bangalore. She did her schooling from Sophia High School, and her pre-University education at Mount Carmel College.
She choose her carrier as modelling, she modelled for many brands during her modelling carrier she received offers for film roles. She gained popularity from runway debut at the "Lakme Fashion Week" and become model of the year after that she did a music video with "Himesh Reshamiya" in his album Naam Hai Tera.
Deepika Padukone started her carrier as an actress from "Aishwarya", a Kannada film directed by Indrajit Lankesh movie became commercially sucessful, to improve her acting skills she joined Anupam Kher's Film Academy.
Farah Khan noticed her in Himesh Reshammiya's music video and decided to caste her in "Om Shanti Om" opposite "Shahrukh Khan" she played a role of 1970's top actress named Shanti Priya movie became blockbuster of 2007 and she got the award for "Filmfare Best Debut award" for that movie.
In 2008 she did Yash Raj Films' romantic comedy "Bachna Ae Haseeno" with Ranbir Kapoor it was average hit movie.
In 2009 her first release was Nikhil Advani's comedy "Chandni Chowk To China" opposite Akshay Kumar,she learned Martial Arts for this role. That same year she did Imtiaz Ali's romantic drama "Love Aaj Kal" Which was a big hit.
2010-2011 : Padukone had five film releases in 2010. Her first role was in Vijay Lalwani's psychological thriller Karthik Calling Karthik, Her most economically profitable film that year was Sajid Khan's Houseful, Pradeep Sarkar's drama Lafangey Parindey (2010) where she played a role of a blind girl, Padukone's final release of 2010 was Ashutosh Gowarikar's period film "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey" opposite Abhishek Bachchan become unsuccessful at the Box Office In 2012- Released "Homi Adajania" directed romantic comedy "Cocktail" become turning point in her carrier she proved that she can act too, her character in that movie was quiet challenging she did a splendid job and movie became hugely succsessful at the Box Office.
In 2013 she featured in Abbas Mustan's Race2, Ayan Mukerji's romantic comedy "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" and Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express.She played a role of a Tamil girl and she got praise for her performance. Deepika Padukone doing many projects like "Sanjay Leela Bhansali's" Ram-Leela,Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan,Farah Khan's of "Happy New Year" and and with Arjun Kapoor for Homi Adajania's "Finding Fanny Fernandes.