Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Movie Actress

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India, and her accolades include three Filmfare Awards.

Full Name
Jan 5, 1986
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Deepika Padukone was born on January 5, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and her ethnicity is Indian. Deepika's parents are Ujjala and Prakash Padukone, both of whom were professional badminton players. She has a younger sister named Anisha; she also has two half-siblings from her father's second marriage.

Deepika graduated high school at the age of 18 and moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. She made her Bollywood debut with the movie Om Shanti Om in 2007, for which she won several awards including Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She then went on to star in several successful films such as Love Aaj Kal (2009), Cocktail (2012), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Chennai Express (2013) and Bajirao Mastani (2015). In 2018, she starred in the critically acclaimed historical drama film Padmaavat, for which she earned numerous awards and accolades, including Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

Outside of acting, Deepika is also involved in various philanthropic activities. She founded The Live Love Laugh Foundation in 2015 to create awareness about mental health issues and provide support to those affected by them. She has also been an ambassador for various brands such as Tissot, PepsiCo India, Maybelline New York and Nescafé.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Deepika Padukone is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 5, 1986, Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film Performance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Deepika makes her acting debut with the Kannada film Aishwarya.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakthrough Performance in Om Shanti Om </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Garners national recognition for her performance in Farah Khan's blockbuster Om Shanti Om.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Roles in Two Blockbuster Films</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars in two of Bollywood's highest grossing films of 2013 - Chennai Express and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Bollywood's Highest Grossing Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starring as the female lead in Bajirao Mastani, which becomes the highest grossing film of the year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Live Love Laugh Foundation</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Founds Live Love Laugh Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to mental health awareness.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Cast in Padmaavat</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the cast in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, playing the titular role of Rani Padmavati.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Deepika Padukone is an incredibly talented and versatile actress. She has starred in many critically acclaimed films and is considered one of the best actresses of her generation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is a Fashion Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Deepika Padukone is a fashion icon, inspiring people with her style and elegance. She often wears daring yet stylish outfits that show off her curves. Her red carpet looks are always memorable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Deepika Padukone is also heavily involved in philanthropy work. She has established the Live Laugh Love Foundation which helps to bring awareness to mental health issues. She has also used her platform to advocate for gender equality and children’s education.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Highest Paid Indian Actress</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Deepika Padukone is the highest paid actress in India, making more than her male counterparts in the industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won 3 Filmfare Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Deepika Padukone has won 3 Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, including two consecutive awards in 2014 and 2015.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Highest Grossing Female Star of 2018</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Deepika Padukone was the highest grossing female star of 2018, with her films ‘Padmaavat’ and ‘Sanju’ earning a combined total of Rs 400 crore.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Born in Denmark</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, although she was raised in Bangalore, India.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Ranked Amongst the World's Most Beautiful People</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Deepika Padukone was ranked amongst the world's most beautiful people by People magazine.</p></div>


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