The renowned actress and model of Bollywood Deepika Padukone started her career as a Badminton player.
She belongs to a family, where badminton is in the blood, and that directed her to the game from the childhood days. Later she decided to be a model and then onwards she started to build up her career in a new way.
Now she is a star actress and is one of the highest paid actors in the world. Many film fare awards and some of the top critical and romantic movies marked her career with precious gems. Also read about, Puneesh Sharma, Bandgi Kalra, Akash Dadlani, Priyank Sharma, Vikas Gupta, Karan Deol.
Deepika Padukone was born to Prakash Padukone, the famous badminton player of international fame. She belonged to a family, who were always focussed in badminton. Born in 1986, Deepika participated in badminton and baseball game in different championship tournaments and state level athletics, from her very childhood.
Later she got interested in modeling and started to focus on that when she was only in the tenth standard. She later worked as a model in Liril advertisement and several advertisements of Kingfisher. At the young age, she also got the top award as a model, and that framed her career in a new way.
Deepika Padukone Biography
Full Name: Deepika Padukone
Age: 31 years old
DOB: 5th January 1986
Height: 5 feet 8 inches [174 cm]
Father: Prakash Padukone
Mother: Ujjala Padukone
Early Career: Badminton state level player
Presently: Top paid Movie actress of Bollywood
Her career in the movie world started with a Kannada film, Aishwarya. Later she went up to Bollywood and made a debut there with the movie Om Shanti Om. This film gave her the film fare award as the best debutant for the year. This triggered the potential of this bright actress and then onwards, she went on with some of the top movies, both in terms of classics and glamor.
Films like Baji Rao Mastani and Ram-Leela were some of the most glamorous movies of Bollywood and they gained immense fame for her. On the other hand, she went for the top star movies like Piku. They showed her acting skills and finally gave her 2 film fare awards. Now she is not only a model but a reputed actress of Bollywood with a proper fan base.
Early career of Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone started her career as a badminton player and went up to that seriously. With a packed and busy schedule, she was engulfed with immense hard work and activities. Later at the age of 8, she got the chance to be seen as a child model. This has turned her head down and showed her career scope through it.
Later she was doing her bachelor in arts degree from a reputed Bangalore college, but left the studies, since they were matching with her career of modeling. She moved then away from games and with the consent of family became a model and now a star.
Now Deepika Padukone has started to work in the Hollywood too. She worked as the female role to Vin Diesel in the action movie “the Return of Xander Cage”. The project has been completed in June last year and now she has been into the Bollywood film “Padmavati”, the story based on Rani Padmini’s life.