From last many years, Bollywood is ruled by a beautiful actress Deepika Padukone. She is one of the top Bollywood actresses with a striking record of box office hits and also endorses many featured ad campaigns. Since 2003, she is the highest paid Bollywood actress and now has reached the status of being among the top highly actress paid actresses in the world.
The model turned pretty actress was born on January 5, 1986 and spent her early years in Bangalore, where she studied and learned badminton. Her father is the former badminton player of international repute, Prakash Padukone, while mother Ujjala run her travel agency. Her sister Anisha Padukone is a golf player.
Initially Deepika was motivated towards two career paths, badminton and modeling. She represented Bangalore in national level badminton championship but finally decided to go in the field of modeling. Her first movie ‘Aishwarya’ released in 2006, which was a big hit in Karnataka.
She then got an offer from Bollywood opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om. The movie became prominent blockbuster. But her career was no strong enough till 2013; she was critiqued for being a ‘woody actress’. She also saw lots of flops at the box office. The change happened post 2013 with the success of movie Cocktail.
As a model her success route is so long, she appeared in print and television advertising campaigns for many famous brands like Liril, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca and received many admired modeling offers which include brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India. She then hit the international industry when Maybelline made her their international cover girl face which is a big achievement for her.
Net Worth: $16 Million
Annual Earnings: Rs 66 Crore INR
Salary per Movie: Rs 7 Crore INR (2016)
Date of Birth: January 5, 1986
Country / Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Age: 31 Year Old
Occupation: Actress, Model
Renowned Deepika Padukone Movies:
*Om Shanti Om
*Bachna Ae Haseeno
*Chandni Chowk to China
*Love Ajj kal
*Break Ke Baad
*Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
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