She was chosen as the 'Model of the Year' by Kingfisher at its Fashion Awards; and further was awarded the 'Female Model of the Year' award in commercial assignments category and 'Fresh Face of the Year' at Idea Zee Fashion F Awards.
This pretty girl has a long way to go in Bollywood and many predict that she will be the next big thing in Bollywood.
Deepika's schooling was done in Sophia's High School, Bangalore and she did her undergraduate studies from Mount Carmel College. Her father is the legendary Badminton player Prakash Padukone who was one of India's greatest sportsmen. Her mother is a travel agent.
Deepika Padukone looks a natural athlete with a height of 5 ft 9 inches. She was born on January 5th 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark and spent her childhood in Bangalore. She did her schooling from Sophia’s High School, Bangalore and completed her undergraduate program from Mount Carmel College. Deepika Padukone entered the international Scenario with her first campaign with Maybelline, one of the most renowned cosmetic brands. Deepika Padukone was associated with the glamour world from the very childhood and has appeared in various advertisement campaigns including that of Close-up, Liril and so on. Deepika Padukone has received formal training in Bharatnatyam dancing and has also played badminton at the state level like her father. But unlike her father she could not continue the game because of her board exams and to add to this was acting which was her passion as she could associate herself with it but she was not very comfortable with playing badminton. Deepika’s mother, Ujjala Padukone is a travel agent. This beautiful actress has a younger sister named Anisha. Her graceful appearance and dimpled smile made her feature in Kingfisher’s Swimsuit calendar 2006. The title for the female model of the year for commercial assignments and Fresh Face of the year at Idea Zee F Awards has also been awarded to her. This actress has maintained her stardom with grace as she is very calm and composed. Aishwariya Rai is her idol and to be like her she has a long way to go in her acting career