Date of Birth: 5th January, 1986.
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Debut Film: "Om Shanti Om"
Film Awards: Best Newcomer Female Star Screen Award for "Om Shanti Om "
Deepika Padukone was born at Copenhagen (Denmark) to famous Indian Badminton player Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukon. She did her schooling from Sophia's High School, Bangalore and completed her undergraduate program from Mount Carmel College. Dipika Padukone was a state level Badminton player but she did not take her game to the national level as she had set her sights on the glamorous world of showbiz. Deepika was a proud member of dance club run by his father. She has appeared in advertisements of Liril soap, Dabur Lal powder, plus shampoo and Limca. Deepika Padukon has received many prestigious modeling offers including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India, an annual jewellery festival. Deepika Padukone entered the international modeling arena with her first campaign with Maybelline, one of the most renowned cosmetic brands.
Om Shanti Om, Aishwarya (Kannad).
- Deepika got acting training from Anupam Kher's academy.
- Like the usual trend in Bollywood, Deepika Padukone has already been linked with various men and the recent gossip is her relationship with the famous cricketer Mahindra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh.
- She has always admired three women in the industry whom she saw acting when she was growing up and they are none other than Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and of course Aishwariya Rai.
- Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha.
- Her mother Ujjala is a travel agent.
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