Deepika Padukone Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Biography

Deepika Padukone is one of the top 5 Bollywood actresses in India. Learn more about Deepika Padukone wiki, age, caste, husband, boyfriend, family, marriage & biography details here.

Deepika Padukone biography

Biography

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress from Karnataka. She mainly works in Hindi films. She was born on 5th January 1986 (current age 34 years) in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India with three Filmfare Awards. 

Family, Caste, Religion

Deepika was brought up in Bengaluru, Karnataka by Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone.

Deepika Padukone with her father

Her father Prakash Padukone is a former badminton player and her mother Ujjala Padukone is a former travel agent. She has a sister named Anisha Padukone, who is a golfer.

Deepika Padukone family photo including father, mother and her sister
Deepika Padukone childhood photo

She belongs to a Hindu family with Brahman caste.

Husband, Boyfriend, Marital Status

Deepika Padukone is married to Ranveer Singh, tied the knot in Italy on 14th November 2018. Their marriage was unique.

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh marriage date photo

Since Deepika is a South Indian and Ranveer is of Sindhi-Punjabi origin, the two families decided to follow customs practiced by both communities. Deepika and Ranveer married in the south Indian tradition as well as in the north Indian way.

The four-day-long ceremony kick-started by a Sangeet function on November 13, 2018. Followed by a Kannada style wedding on November 14, 2018. On November 15, 2018, they tied the knot again, this time in the North Indian way.

Height, Weight & Figure

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

She is very strict on her diet and do regular exercise including Yoga.

Educational Qualification

She did her schooling at 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.

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 Farah Khan‘s super hit Bollywood film – Om Shanti Om.

Om Shanti Om was a huge hit and established herself in the Bollywood film industry. From 2006 to 2014 she appeared in many movies.

Deepika Padukone as Shanti in Om Shanti Om

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

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.

Padmaavat

Awards

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.

Net Worth

She earns money mainly through brand endorsements and acting. According to the latest reports, Deepika Padukone’s net worth is $41 million as of 2020.

Facts

Before entered in the field of modeling, she was a national level badminton player and also a state-level baseball player.

Deepika Padukone playing badminton photo

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