Born: January 1986
Deepika Padukone (born 5 January 1986) is an Indian actress and a former model. Padukone made her acting debut in the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya. The following year, she made her Hindi film debut in the blockbuster Om Shanti Om which earned her the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.While in college, Padukone pursued a career in modeling. She was spotted in a ramp competition in NLS, Bangalore. Over the years, she has modeled 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 jewelry 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. In addition, she appeared in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya's song Naam Hai Tera.
2010 l U/A l 108 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Actor
Break Ke Baad is a 2010 Romance coming-of-age dramedy directed by Danish Aslam and starring Deepika Padukone and Imran Khan in lead roles, Shahana Goswami and Yudhishtr Urs play siblings while Sharmila Tagore, Navin Nischol and Lillete Dubey have supporting roles. The film is produced by Kunal Kohli under the banner of Kunal Kohli Productions. The music for the film has been composed by Vishal-She... read more
2009 l U/A l 109 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Actor
Melbourne-based Samir Khanna meets with an orphan, Raina, both fall in love, get married, and live harmoniously until Samir loses his job. Differences crop up between the two so much so that when Samir asks her to live with his Delhi-based parents, she refuses and stays on in Melbourne, while he re-locates to Singapore. He does fairly well financially and returns back home - only to find that Rain... read more