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Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will turn 35, her birthday

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will turn 35, on her birthday on 5 January. Star Deepika Padukone is a popular Indian film actress who debuted in the movie “Om Shanti Om” (2007). She rose to fame in Bollywood from the movie “Om Shanti Om” in 2007 she was starred opposite Bollywood Superstar King khan Shahrukh Khan. 

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone

Bollywood star Deepika was born on 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was later raised in Bengaluru, India. She is the daughter of former Indian star badminton player Prakash Padukone. She took an interest in playing badminton since childhood and wanted to become a badminton player just like her father. Deepika Padukone was a very talented badminton player and has played in several national-level championships. She could have become a badminton player and represent India at the international level but she quit badminton to become a successful model. 

At the age of 17, she walked the ramp for fashion designer Suneet Varma at the Lakme Fashion Week. She made her first appearance on the ramp In 2005. She earned recognition after starring in the advertisement for Liril soap. In 2006, she performed in a popular print calendar campaign for Kingfisher Calendar that made her earn a lot of popularity

Deepika Padukone in her first movie Aishwarya (2006)
Deepika Padukone in her first movie Aishwarya (2006)

Her first movie appearance was in a Kannada movie Aishwarya (2006) in which she starred as a lead actress. She was later cast in film director Farha Khan’s movie “Om Shanti Om” opposite Bollywood Actor Shahrukh Khan. Her performance in the movie “Om Shanti Om” was praised by the watchers and she gained the Filmfare award for the best female debut. 

Deepika in movie "Om Shanti Om" with actor Shahrukh Khan
Deepika in movie “Om Shanti Om” with actor Shahrukh Khan

After the success of her movie “Om Shanti Om”  Bollywood industry gates got open for her. Next, she starred in the movies Bachna ae Haseeno alongside Actor Ranbir Kapoor in 2008 and Houseful in 2010 was not so successful for her. Soon after she worked in the movie Lafangay Parinday (2010) in which she worked with actor Neil Nitin Mukesh. The movie and her acting were gain her recognization and appreciation

In 2012 her movie Cocktail opened the doors of success for her in the Bollywood industry. In this movie, she worked opposite actor Saif Ali Khan and actress Diana penty. This movie was a huge blockbuster success and Deepika was nominated for numerous award categories for this. Her other amazing work includes the movie Yeh Jawani hai Deewani in 2013, Chennai Express (2013), Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Deepika Padukone in movie Padmavat as Padmavati, a Rajput queen.
Deepika Padukone in movie Padmavat as Padmavati, a Rajput queen.

Her film Padmavat in 2018 was a huge success but the film also creates so many controversies for her and film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film became controversial during production. Several Rajput caste groups including Shri Rajput Karni Sena and its members had protested and later totally destroyed the film sets alleging that the film represents the Padmavati, a Rajput queen, in a bad light. The controversy became more serious when a binding group in Rajasthan called Karni Sena threatened her with physical harm. The Censor Board held an examining committee meeting on 28 December 2017, where they decided to allow the film to release with a UA certificate. After some major cuts in the film’s various scenes, the movie was released on 25 January 2018. With the name of Padmavat, the movie became a blockbuster and the audience really liked it.

Deepika in an promotion event of movie XXX: Return Of The Xander Cage with Hollywood actor Vin Desiel
Deepika in an promotion event of movie XXX: Return Of The Xander Cage with Hollywood actor Vin Desiel

In 2013, She gave an outstanding performance in the movie Ram-Leela in which she worked alongside actor Ranveer Singh. In 2015 she worked in Director Shoojit Sircar’s movie Piku in which she acted alongside Irfan Khan. This film brought her two Filmfare awards for best actress. In 2017 she makes her way to Hollywood and starred in the movie XXX: Return Of The Xander Cage alongside Hollywood actor Vin Desiel she played the role of Serena Unger. 

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has won a number of awards for her acting skills. Her upcoming movies are 83, Pathan, The Intern, and Mahabharata.