Indian Celebrity Deepika Padukone Full Profile, Height, Weight, Body Measurement, Facts, Family, Career, History, Love, Personal Life
Deepika Padukone a beautiful Bollywood actress and model came to this industry with her own talent and without any god father. Unlike most of the Bollywood actress who enter in Bollywood just because of their family background but Deepika came in Bollywood with her own self and established herself as a strong competitor.
She established herself as one of the successful actress in Bollywood industry. Check out her personal life story details including height, weight, hobbies and zodiac sign.
Short Biography of Deepika
Name: Deepika Padukone
Birthday: 5th January, 1986
Height: 5′ 8½” (1.74 m)
Weight: 50 kg (2013)
Body Measurement: 34~27~36 inch (Bra Size – 34B)
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair Type & colour: Brown
Shoe Size: 9
Marital status: Single.
Awards: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Hobbies: Music, eating, sleeping, watching movies
Language Known: Hindi, English and Kannada
Favourite things of Deepika Padukone
Food: Thai & South Indian food
Film: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Actor: Aamir Khan and Johnny Depp
Actress: Hema Malini and Madhuri Dixit
Colour: White and Mauve
Perfume: Hugo Boss
Book: Little Women
Deepika Padukone’s Quote
“I always think before I speak. I’m not the sort who will just say anything that comes to my mind. I’m a very emotional and sensitive person. But I’m also very strong and know my mind well.”
Om Shanti Om (hit movie), Chandni Chowk to China, Love Aaj Kal (flop movie), Houseful, lafange Parindey, Dum Maro Dum, Desi Boyz (good one), Cocktail, Aarakshan, Ram-Leela and so on.
Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family moved to Bangalore, India, when she was eleven months old. Padukone is of Mangalorean origin, and her mother tongue is Konkani.
Her lineage hails from Padukone village in Kundapura Taluk in the Udupi District of the state of Karnataka, India.
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, born on February 2, 1991.
Padukone attended Sophia High School in Bangalore, and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College in 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.
While in college, Padukone pursued a career in Modelling. She was spotted in a ramp competition in NLS, Bangalore. Over the years, she has modelled for such Indian brand names as Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, and has been “brand ambassador” for the Jewels of India retail jewellery show. The cosmetics company Maybelline made her its international spokesperson.
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 Kingfisher Airlines and later Levi Strauss and Tissot SA.
Deepika got her formal acting training from the Anupam Kher School of Acting where she was one of the most dedicated students. After pursuing a successful career in Modelling, Padukone branched out into acting. She started by starring in the music video for the song Naam Hai Tera from the independent pop album Aap Kaa Surroor by Himesh Reshammiya.
In 2006, Padukone made her cinematic debut in the Kannada film Aishwarya starring opposite actor Upendra. She later made a successful Bollywood debut in 2007 with Farah Khan’s international hit Om Shanti Om opposite Shahrukh Khan. Her performance was well received, earning the actress a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award as well as her first Filmfare Best Actress nomination.
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 2009, Deepika started writing weekly columns for HT City, the lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times. These columns appear online on social network, Desimartini.
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 was openly dating Ranbir Kapoor, and had his initials tattooed at back of her neck. The couple later broke off.