Deepika Padukone was born on 5th January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is believed that Deepika was a very happy baby in her childhood who loved to smile and dance.Taking sports love from her father Prakash Padukone, she too has played state-level badminton before jumping into action.
Deepika Padukone has younger sister Anisha who is again a sports lover and is a golfer. Both the sister has got sports gene in them from their father who was a very well-known national badminton player
Deepika had decided to pursue acting in her class 10th. She was everytime very excited to watch every new film which used to release.
When Deepika Padukone came to Mumbai, she had to struggle a lot to get modeling assignments. It almost took her 4 years to establish herself as a full-time model.
In 2004, she appeared in a soap commercial of Liril from which she had gained massive popularity. This was her career’s milestone commercial.
Deepika got her major break with much hit album ‘ Nam hai Tera” of Himesh Reshammiya’s pop collection. This was the album in which Farah Khan spotted her and choose to cast her in her upcoming movie
Deepika had no much acting experience, Farah used to scold her every time. Once Farah also wanted to chuck her out of the film because she had irritated her so much.
Before Om Shanti Om, Deepika did a movie named “Aishwarya” which was a Kannada movie. After which she joined Anupam Kher’s acting school to improve her acting skills.
Om Shanti Om gave her a grand entry to Bollywood. She even received her first Filmfare for it as a Best Debut Female. Deepika was on the clouds at this moment but her journey demanded her to struggle a bit more