Deepika Padukone Wiki Age Boyfriend Family Caste Biography

Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress who gained popularity with the films like Om Shanti Om (2007) and Bajirao Mastani (2015). Recently she is in the news for being married to Ranveer Singh. Check out Deepika Padukone Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Husband, Biography, Facts & More.
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone

Wiki/Biography

Deepika Padukone was born on 5th January 1986 (age 32 years) in Copenhagen, Denmark and brought up in Bengaluru, Karnataka to Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone. Her father Prakash Padukone is a former badminton player and mother Ujjala Padukone is a travel agent.
Deepika with her Dad
Deepika with her Dad
She also has a sister Anisha Padukone, who is a golfer.
Deepika Padukone Family
Deepika Padukone Family
Deepika with Sister Childhood
Deepika with Sister Childhood
According to media sources, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, who are all set to tie the knot in Italy in November 14 and 15, will have two wedding ceremonies, a sangeet and a party, says a new report.
Deepika Ranveer Wedding Date
Deepika Ranveer Wedding Date
Since Deepika is a South Indian and Ranveer is of Sindhi-Punjabi origin, the two families decided to follow customs practised by both communities. Deepika and Ranveer will marry in the south Indian tradition as well as in the north Indian way. The four-day affair will be kickstarted by a sangeet function on November 13. This will be followed by a Kannadiga style wedding on November 14. On November 15, they will tie the knot again, this time in the North Indian way.

Physical Appearance

Deepika Padukone known for her fitness and slim fit body. She is approximately 5ft 9inches tall and weighs 56 kg. Her figure measurements are 34-26-34. She has black eyes with black hair. Her caste is Kannadian.

School & Career

She did her schooling from Sophia High School, Bengaluru and later studied at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru for her pre-university education. She then enrolled at Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in sociology but quitted soon due to scheduling conflicts with her modeling career.

In 2004, she started working as a model under the guidance of Prasad Bidapa. In 2005, she walked the ramp for designer Suneet Varma at the Lakme Fashion Week. She also appeared in the TV commercial Liril and appeared in Kingfisher Calendar that made her gain a lot of fame.
In 2006, she made her acting debut with the Kannada film Aishwarya, in which she played the lead role of Aishwarya. In 2007, she got the chance to play the lead role of Shanti Priya in the Farah Khan‘s super hit Bollywood film – Om Shanti Om. Om Shanti Om was huge hit and established herself in the Bollywood film industry. From 2006 to 2014 she appeared in many movies.
Deepika in Om Shanti Om movie
Deepika in Om Shanti Om movie
In her final release of 2015, Deepika reunited with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh in Bajirao Mastani, a historical drama about a tragic extramarital affair. This film was a huge success for Ranveer and Deepika.
Bajirao Mastani
Bajirao Mastani
In 2017, Deepika's first Hollywood project XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017), in which Padukone played the lead female role of Serena Unger, opposite Vin Diesel.

In 2018, Deepika Padukone portrayed Rani Padmavati in Padmaavat movie made Rs. 585 Cr.
Padmavaat
Padmavaat
Padukone has been the recipient of three Filmfare Awards: Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om (2007), and two Best Actress awards for Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and Piku (2015). She also wonned HELLO! Hall of Fame Awards for Entertainer of the Year (Female) in 11th March 2018.

Fact:

  • Before entered in the field of modeling, she was a national level badminton player and also a state level baseball player.
    Deepika Badminton playing
    Deepika Badminton playing
  • In 2005, she won the Model of the Year award at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
  • She learned dancing from Shiamak Davar‘s dance academy.
  • She learned a Japanese martial art form Jujutsu for the Bollywood film Chandni Chowk to China (2009) but the film was rated as a flop.
  • She is the first Bollywood actress who delivered four consecutively hit films.
  • She calls choreographer Farah Khan as her second mother.
  • She worked as a freelance writer for HT City in 2009.
  • She is associated with an initiative of her father named Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), a non-profit company that helps Indian athletes to win Olympic Gold medals.
  • In 2017, she became the highest paid Indian actress.