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Birthday Girl Deepika Padukone, A story from a Calendar Girl to the Highest Paid Actress of Bollywood

Deepika Padukone
Actress Deepika Padukone

Born on 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Deepika Padukone has become an example for every girl who dreams of making her mark in the industry without any God Father. From Kingfisher Calendar Girl to the highest paid actress, Deepika has achieved the status on her own.

As a child, she wanted to become a badminton player, later she left it for the fashion industry and never looked back. Her career as a fashion model began in 2004. She began her career with modeling for brands such as Liril and Close-Up, which included television commercials. In 2006 she also became a calendar girl for Kingfisher.

Deepika Padukone’s film career began in the year 2006 with the film Aishwarya, a Kannada film directed by Indrajit Lankesh. The film was among the top 5 hit films of the year. In the year 2007, Deepika Padukone starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Farah Khan’s film ‘Om Shanti Om’ and made a breakthrough in the Bollywood industry. For this she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Actress under the nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.

In 2018, she started her own production house. In 2020, her first production project was ‘Chhapak’, directed by Meghna Gulzar. In this film, Deepika played the acid attack Survivor (the real-life character of Lakshmi Aggarwal). She considers the role as the most challenging project of her career, both physically and emotionally.

Her next production venture will be the film ’83’, a sports film based on India’s victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. The film stars Deepika’s husband Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev and she plays his wife Romi. She will also produce a film based on the Mahabharata character Draupadi along with Siddharth Chaturvedi and Anil Pandey.

Not only this, Deepika is also associated with many social welfare projects and continues to work in the interest of society by connecting with many social organizations.

Deepika Padukone has become the leading lady of Bollywood industry. She inspires youth with her healthy lifestyle, her frequent conversations on untouched topics such as anxiety and depression have inspired many youth and helped her overcome depression. Today, she has achieved this position only because of the hard work she did.

Happy birthday to Bollywood’s best actress and Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone.

Vinay Kumar


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