It’s January 5th and Deepika Padukone turns 32 today. She is the highest paid female actors, today and has won several awards. Her father is the badminton player Prakash Padukone and she has also played at the national level during her teenage years. She left sports because she wanted to become a model. She debuted in acting with the hit Kannada movie Aishwarya (2006). She got the chance to play a double role in her first Hindi film Om Shanti Om (2007), for which she bagged the Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut.
She portrayed the praise-worthy lead roles in Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Lafangey Parindey (2010). However, her performances in Bachna Ae Haseenon (2008) and Houseful (2010) got negative reviews. Her hit Cocktail (2012) was a turning point in her career, with a lot of accolades and award nominations coming her way. Her Chennai Express (2013), Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013), Happy New Year (2014) and Bajirao Mastani (2015) were successful at the box office.
Her performances in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and Piku (2015) got her 2 Filmfare Best Actress Awards. She entered Hollywood through XXX Return of Xander Cage (2017). She is very vocal about feminism and depression. She also designs clothing for women and has founded The Live Love Laugh Foundation, creating awareness about mental health in India.
Bollywood and Deepika Padukone: Some of the songs where Deepika Padukone has been featured are:
Main agar kahoon… Om Shanti Om (2008)
Bachna ae haseenon… Bachna Ae Haseenon (2008)
Chandni Chowk to China… Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Love mera hit hit… Billu (2009)
Aahun aahun… Love Aaj Kal (2009)
Nain parindey… Laffangey Parindey (2010)
Dum maro dum… Dum Maro Dum (2011)
Badtameez dil… Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)
Balam pichkari jo tune mujhe mari… Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)