Deepika Padukone, Unbelievable Facts and Incredible Photos
Get to know your favourite star like never before
Deepika Padukone is certainly one of the most popular Bollywood stars today. She is the heartthrob of millions in India and her role in the Vin Diesel starrer XXX: Return of Xander Cage has made her an international star as well. But, how well do you know your favourite star? Check this list to get to know all her secrets!
1. In 2016, she was ranked the 10th highest paid actress in the world by Forbes magazine.
2. Deepika was born in Denmark and her early days were spent there. Later, she and her family shifted to India.
3. Deepika loved badminton and baseball during her schooling days. She has played badminton at national championships and has also played baseball in state level tournaments.
4. Deepika began modelling when she was just 10 years old. Her first big break came when she bagged a TV commercial for Liril, the soap brand.
5. Deepika moved to Mumbai at the age of 21 in order to pursue her dreams. At the Kingfisher Fashion Awards 2005, she won the Model of the Year award. Greater fame came her way in 2006 when she featured in the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.