Deepika Padukone Biography
Deepika Padukone (Deepika, also spelled as dipika) was born of 05th January 1986 in Copenhagen which is the capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand . She belongs to the legendary badminton player Prakash Padukone as her loving father and Ujjala Padukone as a caring mother. During the 80’s of the 19th Century Prakash Padukone was playing for the World Championships in single in Denmark and later he achieved many prestigious awards in the allied disciples. At that time her mother was a travel agent. She also has a younger sister name is Anisha. Her family moved to Bangalore , India during the month of December 1986 . Deepika attended her first Schooling in Sophia High School which is located at 70 Palace Road Bangalore Karnataka 560001. Later on she joined Mount Carmel College for receiving higher qualification. In her days in High School she was the center of attraction for possessing beautiful, intelligent and sporty personality. As badminton was in her bloods she played badminton at the state level like her father and was a member of her father’s badminton club. Although she was very good badminton player but something else was running in her minds. After completing the ICSE exams she started pursuing a career in modeling due to her tall slender figure and sexy looks.
She was hot, sexy and most probable a symbol for natural beauty and hence for many years she modeled for various companies to promote there products like Liril, Dabur Lal Powder, Close Up toothpaste , Limca, Pepsi etc. She was chosen as a brand ambassador for Jewels of India in an annual jewellery exhibition. She was in the international scenario when Maybelline (A Company was created by T.L. Williams in 1915) made her it’s new international cover girl face. After that she was awarded as the Model of the Year and Playboy Magazine Cover Winner at the 5th annual Kingfisher Fashion Award. Then she was chosen by the same company for modeling in Swimsuit for Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar for 2006 and this made her won two trophies at the Idea Zee F Awards . In the same year she was also awarded as Female Model of the Year – (Commercial Assignments) and Fresh Face of the Year Padukone was also chosen as the brand ambassador of Kingfisher Airlines and most recently Levi Strauss and Tissot SA.
After being recognized as a super model Deepika stepped into the word of acting in the year 2006. She started by starring in the music video for Naam Hai Tera, a song from the pop album Aap Kaa Surroor, an independent album by Himesh Reshammiya. After that she made her made film named Aishwarya which was a Kannada Film. Later she came in the front page news headlines and 24X7 media attention by successfully debuting in the biggest super hit movie in Bollywood by starring in Om Shanti Om opposite Shahrukh Khan. Although her role in the movie was very difficult because she have to act as 1970’s superstar named Shantipriya and later as Sandy. Her performance in this movie brought her many awards such as prestigious Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, Star Screen Awards, Stardust Awards, Sabsey Favourite Nayi Heroine, Radio Sargam Bollywood Awards, HT Café Film Awards, Reebok Zoom Glam Awards, Annual Central European Bollywood Awards .A great author has quoted her, “Deepika has all it takes to be a top star — the personality, the looks and yes, she’s supremely talented too. Standing in the same frame as SRK and getting it right is no small achievement. She comes as a whiff of fresh air!”