:::: Deepika Padukone Biodata
Name : Deepika Padukone
Date Of Birth : 5, January, 1986
Birth Of Place : Mangalore, Karnadaka, India
Nationality : Indian
Height : 5 6″
Profession : Actress, Model
Father : Prakash Padukone (Famous Badminton player)
Mother : Ujjala Padukone
School Days : Sophia High School, Bangalore
Relationship : Nihar Pandya (Indian model and socialite)
Favourite Actors : Aamir Khan, Sharukh Khan
Favourite Actress : Rani Mukerjee, Preeti Zinta, Susmita Sen
Debut Film : Aishwarya (Kannada)
Hindi Debut : Om Shanti Om (2007)
Claim To Fame : Female Model of the Year and Fresh
Face of the Year 2006, Appearance in Naam Hai Tera music
Deepika Padukone is an Indian supermodel turned actor who appears in Bollywood movies.
Deepika Padukone, daughter of celebrated badminton player Prakash Padukone, is one of the most preferred models in India. She is trained Bharatanatyam dancer has always been attracted to the glamour world.
Deepika started modelling as a child, doing TV and print campaigns for several brands but discontinued later to concentrate on studies. She was a state-level badminton player while in school.
This svelte beauty has appeared in commercials like Liril, Close-up, Limca etc and has taken the glamour world by storm with her angelic visage, unguarded manner, naturally athletic body and disarming dimpled smile. She featured in Kingfisher Calender 2006, won the Society Young Achievers Award 2004 and Model of the Year Award 2005 at the Lakme India Fashion Week.
The stunning 5 6″ girl made her showbiz debut with Himesh Reshammiyas music album Aap Ka Suroor. The much-awaited, much-hyped Kingfisher girl who entered the silver screen pairing with King Khan in “Om Shanti Om” has accomplished in one movie what many cannot do in a lifetime.
Padukone is currently working on Nikhil Advanis Chandni Chowk To China opposite Akshay Kumar.
Awards and Nominations:
2008 – Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for Om Shanti Om
2008 – Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award for Om Shanti Om
2008 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Om Shanti Om
Star Screen Awards
2008 – Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female for Om Shanti Om
2008 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 along with Shahrukh Khan; Om Shanti Om
Zee Cine Awards
2008 – Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om
2008 – Zee Cine Award for Best Actor – Female for Om Shanti Om
2008 – IIFA Awards Best Debutant Female for Om Shanti Om
2008: IIFA Best Actress Award; Om Shanti Om
2008 – Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow – Female for Om Shanti Om
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards
2008 – Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om
2007 – Stars Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards, Sabsey Favourite Nayi Heroine; Om Shanti Om
2007 – HT Caf? Film Awards, Best Newcomer Award (Female); Om Shanti Om
2008 – Reebok Zoom Glam Awards, Glam Debutant (Female); Om Shanti Om
2008 – Annual Central European Bollywood Awards, Breakthrough Role (Female); Om Shanti Om