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Deepika Padukone Height, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Education: College Dropout
Age: 34 Years
Husband: Ranveer Singh

Deepika Padukone

Bio/Wiki
Nickname(s)Deepi, Deepz
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5'8"
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutKannada: Aishwarya (2006)
Deepika Padukone's debut film - Aishwarya
Bollywood: Om Shanti Om (2007)
Deepika Padukone's Bollywood debut film - Om Shanti Om
Hollywood: XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Deepika Padukone's Hollywood debut film - XXX
Awards, Honours, Achievements Filmfare Award
Best Female Debut for "Om Shanti Om" (2008)
Best Actress Award for "Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela" (2014)
Best Actress Award for "Piku" (2016)

International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award
Best Female Debut for "Om Shanti Om" (2008)
Best Actress Award for "Chennai Express" (2014)
Best Actress Award for "Piku" (2016)
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1986
Age (as in 2020)34 Years
BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark
Zodiac signCapricorn
SignatureDeepika Padukone signature
NationalityIndian
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
SchoolSophia High School, Bengaluru
College/UniversityMount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressB/Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Playing badminton, Cooking
Likes/DislikesLikes: Eating South Indian snacks, wearing Indian clothes like sarees, chudidaars, to put mascara, gym wear
Dislikes: Negativity, Wearing Designer Clothes
Tattoo(s)A tattoo on Neck
Deepika Padukone's Tattoo on Neck

A tattoo on Anckle
Deepika Padukone's Tattoo on Anckle
Controversies• On 14 September 2014, the Times of India tweeted: "OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show." After it, Deepika bashed at TOI's tweet for this inappropriate heading and tweeted, "Yes I am a woman. I have breasts. I have a cleavage. You got a problem?." She also received support from both fans and film fraternity, after the Times of India published a report and a photo dedicated to the actress’s cleavage. Later, the story and tweet were removed from Twitter.
Times of India's controversial tweet about Deepika Padukone
• After her breakup with Ranbir Kapoor, she cheekily commented on Ranbir on a popular chat show "Koffee with Karan" that Ranbir should endorse a condom brand.
• After her marriage with Ranveer Singh, an Italian Sikh group alleged that the Sikh code of conduct was violated in their Sindhi-Punjabi wedding.
• On 7 January 2020, she joined the JNU vigil, in which many students were injured in the JNU hostel attacks, to show her support and condemn the brutal attack on JNU students that happened on 5 January 2020. The movie star was in town for the promotion of her movie Chhapaak and visited the protesting students at Jawaharlal Nehru University to express her solidarity against the JNU attack. She said, “I feel angry that this is happening. At the same time, it is a matter of concern that action is not being taken." Social media was abuzz with negative as well as positive comments from netizens with the hashtags ‘boycottchhapaak’ and 'IStandwithDeepika’ trending simultaneously on Twitter. [1]Business Line
Deepika Padukone joining the JNU vigil on 7 January 2020
• On 21 September 2020, Deepika Padukone's name appeared in the drug probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death by the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB). Some news channels indicated her involvement in the drug racket in Bollywood based on WhatsApp chats from October 2017. In the chats, a ‘K’ and a ‘D’ are discussing drug supplies with Sushant’s former manager Jaya Saha; ‘D’ asking for “maal” from ‘K’ who replies that she has it, but it is at home. ‘D’ also then clarifies that she needs “hash” and not “weed” as they plan to meet up at a restaurant. [2]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNihaar Pandya (Actor)
Deepika Padukone and Nihaar Pandya
Upen Patel (Actor)
Deepika Padukone and Upen Patel
Muzammil Ibrahim (Actor)
Muzamil Ibrahim
Yuvraj Singh (Cricketer)
Deepika Padukone and Yuvraj Singh
Ranbir Kapoor (Actor)
Deepika Padukone with Ranbir Kapoor
Siddharth Mallya (Actor)
Deepika Padukone and Siddharth Mallya
Ranveer Singh (Actor)
Marriage Date14-15 November 2018
Marriage PlaceLake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh marriage as per Sindhi tradition
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh marriage as per Konkani tradition
Family
Husband/SpouseRanveer Singh (m. 2018-present)
Deepika Padukone With Ranveer Singh
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Prakash Padukone (Former Indian Badminton Player)
Mother- Ujjala Padukone (Worked as a Travel Agent)
Deepika Padukone with her family
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Anisha Padukone (Younger, Golfer)
Deepika Padukone with her sister
Favourite Things
FoodRavioli Bolognese, Pasta, Dal-Chawal, Biryani, Maharashtrian Varan, South Indian Food, Mediterranean Food, Dim Sum, Spaghetti, Pasta, Chocolates
Actor(s)Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Brad Pitt, Richard Gere
ActressesHema Malni, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
Film(s)Bollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Hollywood: Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Color of Paradise, Cinderella Man
Singer(s)A.R. Rahman, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber
Colour(s)White, Mauve
Fashion Designer(s)Anju Modi, Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal
Fashion BrandZara
Holiday Destination(s)France, Maldives
SportsBadminton, Football, Polo
Restaurants• Olive, Mumbai
• Ram and Shyam, Mumbai
• Sunny's, Bengaluru
• Ping Pong, London
• Scalini, London
• Soho House, Toronto
• Mabula, South Africa
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAudi Q7, Audi A8, Mini Cooper, BMW 5-Series
Deepika Padukone - Audi Q7
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 14 Crore/Film (As in 2018)
Income (as in 2018)Rs. 112.8 crore/annum [3]Forbes India
Net Worth (approx.)$20 Million

Deepika Padukone

Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepika Padukone

  • Does Deepika Padukone drink alcohol?: Yes Deepika Padukone holding a glass of wine
  • Deepika was born into a Konkani family in Denmark, but her family moved back to Bengaluru when she was 11 months old.

    Deepika Padukone childhood photo

    Deepika Padukone’s childhood photo

  • She was not a social person at a young age and had very few friends.
  • Inspired by her badminton legend father, Prakash Padukone, she started playing badminton at a young age and played State-level badminton till the 10th standard.

    Deepika Padukone playing badminton with her father

    Deepika Padukone playing badminton with her father

  • Though she wanted to become a Badminton player, she changed her mind and started modeling.
  • In order to become a model, she relocated to Mumbai from Bengaluru and stayed at her aunt’s home.
  • Deepika made her first catwalk when she was 17 years old.

    Deepika Padukone during modelling days

    Deepika Padukone during modeling days

  • Deepika won the “Model of the Year” award at the 5th annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
  • In 2004, she came into limelight with her “oof yu maa!” ad for Liril Orange.

  • It was Salman Khan who first spotted her talent and offered her a offer me a film, but at that time she had just started her modelling career and wasn’t ready to do films.
  • In 2005, she first appeared in the song “Naam Hai Tera” from Himesh Reshammiya‘s hit album ‘Aap Kaa Surroor.’

  • She has learned acting skills from Anupam Kher‘s ‘Actor Prepares‘ and dance from Shiamak Davar.
  • Farah Khan approached Deepika to sign her for her film ‘Happy New Year‘, but later on the film was canceled (later released in 2014 starring Deepika) and she was later signed up for ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007), which became a blockbuster and made her star overnight. Reportedly, she wasn’t the first choice for the film Happy New Year (2014), but it was Ankita Lokhande. [4]KoimoiDeepika Padukone - Om Shanti Om clip
  • In 2008, she was ranked #1 in Indian Maxim’s ‘Hot 100’ list.
  • In 2009, Deepika worked as a freelancer writer for HT City, the lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times.
  • For her role as “Suzy” in the film ‘Chandni Chowk to China’ (2009), she learned a Japanese martial art form “Jujutsu”, and performed all the stunts herself.

  • In 2010, she adopted a village in Ambegaon, Maharashtra, to provide the villagers with the basic amenities, such as – water and electricity.

    Deepika Padukone adopted Ambegaon village

    Deepika Padukone adopted a village in Ambegaon

  • In 2012, she was named ‘India’s Most Beautiful Woman‘ by the Indian edition of People magazine.
  • Deepika has a clothing label ‘All About You’, which she launched on Myntra.

    Deepika Padukone - All About You

    Deepika Padukone – All About You

  • She prefers using the lift rather than the stairs.
  • In 2015, she founded the ‘Live Love Laugh Foundation‘, to prevent and deal with depression.

    Deepika Padukone founded Live Love Laugh Foundation

    Deepika Padukone founded Live Love Laugh Foundation

  • She was offered a role in ‘Furious 7‘ (2015), but she declined the offer due to other commitments.
  • In 2016, she became the highest-paid actress of Bollywood after the grand success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani.’
  • She is very systematic at doing things and has a habit of listing down everything.
  • In October 2019, she shared her teacher’s remarks on her Instagram. As per her teacher’s remarks, she used to be very talkative in class.

    Deepika Padukone's Teacher's Remarks

    Deepika Padukone’s Teacher’s Remarks

  • Deepika and Ranveer were engaged 4 years before they tied the knot in November 2018.
  • Click Here to read the love story of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

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