Did you know your favorite star was 5’9″? How does she manage to act with Bollywood actors who are much shorter than her?
Here are some other things we bet you did not know about Deepika
She was born on 5th January, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Prakash and Ujjala Padukone. Prakash is a famous badminton player who has won the All England Championship. She has another sister, Anisha who is a sportsperson too.
She is a kannadiga and made her debut in the Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006. Her Hindi debut in Om Shanti Om was immensely successful and won her a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. Her tall, gorgeous and confident presence was noticed by all.
Hot n Happenin’
Her schooling was done in Bangalore and after completing school, she enrolled herself as an undergraduate student in the Indira Gandhi Open University.
Sultry and Sexy
She was a well known supermodel much before she became a star and is living proof to refute the misconception that “models can’t act”. Her acting skills have only improved with each of her movies and currently, she is one of the most “in-demand actress” in the Hindi film industry.
Young and the Bold
She was known to be a politically correct person, till her interview with Karan Johar on the “Koffee with Karan” show became a talking point in industry circles as well among the public. She was famously bold, fearless and outspoken in the interview and was criticized as well as complimented for the same.
Supermodel and Super Actress
Her romantic relationships have been of immense public interest whether it was with cricket stars , Bollywood stars or business tycoons. her relationship with the hot Ranbir Kapoor; her getting tattoed with his name was a media delight and so was her romance with the flamboyant Mallya scion, Sidharth. She was open and public with her relationships. Even though everyone knows that she is seeing Ranvir Singh, Deepika chooses to stay mum on the topic
She is the face of many high profile brands for a diverse range of products including coffee, watches, cosmetics, soft drinks among others. She represents the modern Indian young woman of today in not only her movies, but her brands too.
In 2009, Deepika started writing weekly columns that appear online for HT City, a lifestyle supplement of the well known Hindustan Times newspaper.
She was a good sportsperson while in school and represented her school at the state level in badminton. She continues to keep in touch with sports like basketball, tennis, throw ball and baseball.