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Deepika Padukone

She played state level badminton till the 10th standard. Then she had to study for her ICSE board exams, so she stopped playing for three months. She never considered taking it up as a career because she was never interested in a professional sport. She took up modeling as a hobby, but later realized she wanted to do it professionally.Attended Sophia High School in Bangalore and later did her undergraduate studies from Mount Carmel College.Has a younger sister named Anisha who plays all sports, except badminton.Her mother is a travel agent while her father, a badminton player, played at the international level for India and won the All England Championship in 1980.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika was then seen romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Ranbir Kapoor and alongside Bipasha Basu and Minissha Lamba. The film performed reasonably well at the box office.In 2009, she was once again seen in a double-role along with Akshay Kumar in Chandni Chowk To China. Next she was paired with Saif Ali Khan in Love Aaj Kal. The movie was well received at the box office.In 2010, she had a total of five releases; Karthik Calling Karthik, Housefull, Lafangey Parindey, Break Ke Baad and period film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se. Deepika was seen in Desi Boyz and Aarakshan in 2011; while Desi Boyz did well at the box-office the latter failed to do so.

Deepika Padukone

Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a retired badminton player of international repute, and her mother is a travel agent. Padukone also has a younger sister, Anisha. Deepika attended Sophia High School in Bangalore, and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. While in high school she played badminton at the state level.However, she was not keen on pursuing a career as a badminton player.

Deepika Padukone

Padukone made her cinematic debut in Kannada with the romantic comedy Aishwarya opposite Kannada superstar Upendra in 2006. The films emerged a commercial success.[19] She later made a successful Bollywood debut in 2007 with Farah Khan's blockbuster Om Shanti Om opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film was a re-incarnation melodrama, featuring her in a double role.[20][21] Her performance was well received, earning the actress a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award as well as her first Filmfare Best Actress nomination.

Deepika Padukone

At the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards she was awarded the title "Model of the Year". Shortly afterward, she was chosen as one of the models for the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar for 2006 and won two trophies at the Idea Zee Fashion Awards: "Female Model of the Year (Commercial Assignments)" and "Fresh Face of the Year". Padukone was also chosen as the brand ambassador of Levi Strauss. In addition, she appeared in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya's song "Naam Hai Tera".

Deepika Padukone

Padukone made her acting debut with the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya. The following year, she played the lead female role in the reincarnation melodrama Om Shanti Om; the film proved a major commercial success and earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She was later noted for portraying modern, independent women in several commercially successful films, including the 2009 romantic drama Love Aaj Kal, the 2010 comedy Housefull, and the 2012 romantic comedy Cocktail.

Deepika Padukone

Date of Birth 5 January 1986 in Mangalore, Karnataka, is an Indian model & Actress. he is the daughter of former badminton Champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha. She has been modeling appearances in print and television advertising campaigns for Liril, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, receiving many prestigious modeling offers, including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India, an annual jewelery exhibition. She hit the international scene when Maybelline made her their new international cover-girl face.

At the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards, for Indian models and designers, she was awarded the title of Model of the Year. Shortly after wards, she was chosen as one of the models for the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar for 2006, thus cementing her reputation as a supermodel. She also bagged two trophies at the Idea Zee F Awards in 2006 - female Model of the year (Commercial Assignments) and Fresh Face of the year.Daughter of badminton legend Prakash Padukone.

Her five favorite movies are Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), The Color of Paradise (1999), Cinderella Man (2005), and Mary Poppins (1964). Favorite actresses are Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta, Sushmita Sen, and Juhi Chawla.Favorite actors are Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Johnny Depp, Richard Gere, Brad Pitt, and Amitabh Bachchan.Loves music, eating, sleeping, and watching movies.Plays a little bit of basketball, tennis, throw ball and baseball.



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