Deepika made her cinematic debut in a Kannada film, Aishwarya in 2006. The actress literally exploded into Bollywood with Om Shanti Om (2007) opposite King Khan. For the same film, Deepika Padukone was honoured with the Filmfare award for Sony Fresh Face of the year.
She also won the Filmfare award for the best female debutante for the year 2007.Her 2008 release was Yash Raj's Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Ranbir Kapoor, which had a fairly decent run at the box office.
It also remains her biggest commercial success so far. She subsequently appeared in films such as Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Housefull (2010). While the former earned her a Filmfare nomination in the Best Actress category, the latter emerged as a commercial success.
In addition to acting, Padukone is also the ambassador of prominent brands such as Tissot, Sony Cybershot, Nescafe and Kingfisher Airlines.
Deepika Padukone is the daughter of former badminton champion Prakash Padukone. The model-turned-actress did her schooling from Sophia High School, Bangalore and completed her graduation at Mount Carmel College.
Deepika started her career by modelling in television advertising campaigns for Liril soap, Close-Up and Limca.Deepika hit the international scene when Maybelline made her their new international cover face.At the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards, she was awarded the title 'Model of the Year'.
Shortly Deepika was chosen as one of the models for the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar 2006, thus cementing her reputation as a supermodel.Deepika gave her debut performance by starring in the music video Naam Hai Tera from the pop album Aap Ka Suroor by Himesh Reshammiya.
She began the year 2011 with an item number in Rohan Sippy's Dum Maaro Dum starring Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha Basu in the lead. Her song was a remixed version of Zeenat Aman's iconic song from Hare Rama Hare Krishna.
The raunchy lyrics and suggestive dancing received mixed reviews. The Deccan Chronicle mentioned her moves as "mechanised gyrations", while Adarsh wrote, "Deepika scorches the screen in the title track. "
She will next be featured in Homi Adajania's Cocktail opposite Saif Ali Khan, Soundarya Rajnikanth's Tamil film Kochadaiyaan opposite Rajnikanth and Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi ,5/22/2013, 20:00 (IST)
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru ,5/18/2013, 20:00 (IST)
Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune ,5/19/2013, 16:00 (IST)
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad ,5/19/2013, 20:00 (IST)