Deepika Padukone

Birth Day January 5th, 1986
Birth Place Copenhagen, Denmark
Age 37 Years Old

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About Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and producer who mainly works in Hindi language films. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. Deepika made her Bollywood debut in the film "Om Shanti Om" alongside Shah Rukh Khan in 2007. Since then she is entertaining her fans with her exceptional acting skills. Her most acclaimed films are Love Aaj Kal (2009), Cocktail (2012), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Chennai Express (2013), Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Piki (2015) and Padmaavat (2018).

Moreover, she has received numerous awards and nominations for her marvelous acting skills. She is the recipient of three Filmfare Awards; Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om (2007), and two Best Actress awards for Koliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and Piku (2015). She has also achieved seven IIFA Awards, seven Zee Cine Awards,  five Producers Guild Film Awards, three Stardust Awards, and countless nominations.

In 2022, Padukone was awarded the TIME100 Impact Award for her work with mental health advocacy.

Early Life & Family Background

Deepika Padukone was born on January 5, 1986. Her birthplace is Copenhagen, Denmark but her family moved to Bangalore, India when Deepika was just a year old. She was born in a Saraswat Brahmin family to a Konkani-speaking family. Her father, Prakash Padukone is a former Indian badminton player who was ranked world no. 1 in 1980 and is even the first Indian to with the All England Open Badminton Championships. He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1972 and the Padma Shri in 1982 for his remarkable sports by the Government of India. Her mother Ujjala is a travel agent. She has a younger sister named Anisha Padukone who is a professional Indian golfer.  

Moreover, Deepika holds Indian nationality and belongs to the Brahmin ethnicity. As per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Her religious belief is Hinduism.

Growing up, Deepika attended Sophia High School. Later on, she enrolled at Mount Carmel College. She then joined the Indira Gandhi National Open University to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, but eventually, she dropped out due to scheduling issues with her modeling career.

Deepika Padukone Career (Actress)

Initial Career

  • Deepika Padukone started her career in badminton throughout her school years and played the sport in national-level championships.
  • She also played baseball in a few state-level tournaments.
  • Later, she shifted her attention to being a fashion model and started a full-time modeling career in 2004 under the guidance of Prasad Bidapa.
  • She made her runway debut at age 19 for designer Suneet Varma during Lakme Fashion Week, and she also took home the "Model of the Year" award at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
  • Deepika got more notoriety when she was featured in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya's song "Naam Hai Tera" in 2006. 

Acting Career (Movies)

  • Deepika Padukone made her acting debut in the Indian-Kannada film, "Aishwarya" in 2006.
  • In 2007, Deepika made her debut in Bollywood with a dual role in the hit melodrama film, "Om Shanti Om" alongside Shah Rukh Khan.
  • She then received widespread acclaim in 2008's romantic comedy film "Bachna Ae Haseeno" starring Ranbir Kapoor.
  • In 2009, she got another success by co-starring with Saif Ali Khan in the romantic drama film, "Love Aaj Kal".
  • The same year, she co-starred with Akshay Kumar in Nikhil Advani's Kung fu comedy "Chandni Chowk To China".
  • In 2010, she starred in five films such as "Karthik Calling Karthik", "Housefull", "Lafangey Parindey", "Break Ke Baad" and "Khelein Hum Jaan Sey".
  • The following year, she appeared in Prakash Jha's socio-political drama "Aarakshan", which dealt with caste-based reservations in India.
  • She also appeared in Rohit Dhawan's comedy-drama "Desi Boyz" alongside Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, andChitrangada Singh in the same year.
  • Her career took a turn in 2012 with the release of the romantic comedy "Cocktail," which was followed by her role in the action movie "Race 2" in 2013.
  • Similarly, her performance as Naina Talwar in Ayan Mukerji's romantic comedy "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" was the pinnacle of her career in 2013.
  • The same year, she appeared opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rohit Shetty's action-comedy film "Chennai Express", which became one of the highest-grossing Indian films.
  • Subsequently, she appeared alongside her future husband, Ranveer Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela" (2013).
  • Deepika starred opposite South Indian superstar Rajinikanth in the Tamil Film "Kochadaiyaan".
  • She also appeared in films like "Happy New Year", and "Finding Fanny" that same year.
  • In 2015, Deepika played the role of a headstrong Bengali architect in Shoojit Sircar's comedy dram, "Piku".
  • The same year, she appeared in Imtiaz Ali's romantic drama, "Tamasha" which was followed by her marvelous piece of art in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama, "Bajirao Mastani" alongside Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.
  • In 2017, Deepika made her Hollywood debut opposite Vin Diesel in the action film "XXX: Return of Xander Cage".
  • She portrayed Rani Padmavati, a Rajput queen in the period drama film "Padmaavat" in 2018.
  • Also in 2018, Deepika established her own company called "Ka Productions" whose debut film was "Chhapaak" (2020) in which she starred as an acid attack survivor.
  • In 2021, her company produced a sports drama "83" which was about India's victory at the 1983 Cricket World Cup.
  • The film starred Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev and Deepika herself as Dev's wife, Romi.
  • Moreover, she was a jury member for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Furthermore, she will be seen alongside Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming film, "Pathaan".

Deepika Padukone Relationship: Husband and Boyfriend

Deepika Padukone is married to her long-term boyfriend Ranveer Singh. Ranveer Singh is also a well-known Indian actor who has won numerous awards, including Filmfare Awards. He is also one of the highest-paid celebrities in India. The duo has also appeared in a number of Sanjay Leela Bhansali movies, including "Padmavat," "Bajirao Mastani," and "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela".

The couple started dating while working together on the set of "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela" in August 2012. Initially, she didn't talk about her personal life, but in 2017, she announced publicly her relationship with Ranveer Singh. She also credited Sanjay Leeka Bhansali for their relationship as they were cast in every Bhansali film since 2012. Just after a year after their initial announcement, the pair got engaged in October 2018 and finally got married in traditional Konkani Hindu and Sikh Anand Karaj ceremonies at Lake Comi, Italy in November 2018. Currently, they live in Prabhadevi, a neighborhood in Mumbai.

Who is Ranveer Singh?

Previously, she was in a relationship with her co-star Ranbir Kapoor who is also a well-known actor in Bollywood. They started dating in 2008 while they were filming "Bachna Ae Haseeno,". She also had a tattoo of his initials on the nape of her neck. Also, many people speculated about their engagement but they soon broke up. Moreover, she admitted in an interview that she had felt betrayed for a long time and had even accused him of being unfaithful. However,  they are on good terms presently as they reconciled their friendship while working on "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani". Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor is married to actress Alia Bhatt.

Deepika Padukone Net Worth

Deepika Padukone has established herself as one of the most respected and loved celebrities all around the world through her amazing acting skills. Similarly, she has quite great earnings from her professional career as an actress and also as a producer. Deepika began her career in 2006 and has since advanced significantly, becoming one of the most accomplished and well-paid actresses in the Indian film industry. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $50 million (Rs. 350 crores). She charges Rs. 12 to 16 crores for a movie. Besides films, she also earns money from modeling, her company, and a number of sponsorship deals. Meanwhile, her husband Ranveer Singh also has a whopping net worth of $44 million (334 crores) and charges Rs. 10 crores per film.

In addition, the couple owns a number of branded cars including the Audi Q7, Audi A8, Mini Cooper, Aston Martin Rapide S, Jaguar XJL, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and others. As well as they have been living a prestigious and luxurious lifestyle.

Deepika Padukone Height & Weight

Deepika Padukone is one of the most beautiful actresses in the world. She has attracted millions of fans with her adorable smile with that on-spot dimple. She has a well-maintained slim body physique which measures around 34-26-34inches. Her bra size is 34B. Similarly, she wears a dress size of 4(US) and her shoe size is 8(US). Moreover, she stands at a tall height of 1.73m (5 feet 8 inches) with a perfectly matching body weight of 57kg (120 lbs.). Her dark brown hair and brown eyes wonderfully complement her brown complexion.

Further, she is an avid fitness enthusiast and gym trainer as she often visits the gym for workouts to keep herself fit and in the shape. She also has some tattoos on her body, one on her ankle and another on her neck.

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