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.