Little-known truths about top Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone to turn producer soon?

Deepika Padukone to turn producer soon?

After Bollywood actresses like Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra, turning producers looks like Deepika Padukone is also all set to follow the footsteps of the former two actresses. As per the reports, Deepika will soon don producer’s hat for one of her upcoming ventures.According to a report by a daily, Deepika is focusing on setting up her own production house. The report further revealed that Deepika wants to be associated with interesting and content-driven films. Interestingly in 2015 while speaking to PTI Deepika had expressed her desire of becoming a producer. She said, “I want to venture into production and be a producer or line producer someday because I feel I have that kind of personality. I like to organize, put things together and make things happen. I don’t want to be a producer because I want to make money.’Deepika Padukone was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’. Post this she was scheduled to shoot for her film with Vishal Bhardwaj and Irrfan Khan. But due to the actor’s ill-health, the film has reportedly been postponed.

Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

1/19​Cannes 2019: Deepika Padukone’s inspiration for her day 2 appearance at the event revealed

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone perfectly knows how to make heads turn with her appearance at any event. After MET Gala 2019, Deepika has graced the Cannes Film Festival 2019.

She slayed the red carpet on Day 1 of the event. And for day 2, she wore a lime green ensemble and teamed it with a peach pink headband. And as always, she looked fabulous!

The actress had given hints on her Instagram yesterday about what she will be wearing for her day 2 appearance at the event. She posted a picture of peach pink rose flowers and lime green leaves. And the actress wore a dress with the same colour scheme at the event.

The caption of her post read, ‘if you know me well,you know I HAVE to post this!����☘️����’. Well, now we exactly what she meant by this.

Meanwhile, on the work front, the actress will be next seen in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Chhapaak’ co-starring Vikrant Massey. The film will hit the theatres in January 2020.

2/19​Deepika Padukone and Amrita Rao bond over their cousin’s wedding

Recently, many pictures of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh attending a wedding were viral on social media. Pictures of Deepika in a floral saree while Ranveer Singh in maroon and blue sherwani were aflot on many fan handles. However, now we get to know that the power couple was attending the wedding of Deepika’s cousin brother. But the intersting fact is that Deepika’s cousin brother got married to Bollywood actress Amrita Rao’s cousin sister. Now it turns out that both the beauties are relatives!

Both the actresses were the highlight of the event as they bonded over the newly formed relation in the family. The beatuies spoke to each other in their native language Konkani as well. Amrita tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend RJ Anmol in May 2016. Deepika and Ranveer had sealed their long time relationship last year.

On the professional front, Amrita Rao was last seen in Prakash Jha’s 2013 multi-starrer film ‘Satyagraha’. Meanwhile, Deepika Padukone is currently working in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Chhapaak’ in which she plays the role of an acid attack victim.

3/19Deepika Padukone’s fascination about the street food of Delhi

Deepika Padukone, who is currently busy shooting for her upcoming film ‘Chhapaak’ is willing to binge on the street food of Delhi.

The actress is known to be a big-time foodie is wanting to indulge in some of Old Delhi’s famous street food but due to the hectic shoot schedule, the actress has been unable to satisfy her taste buds.

Recently, Deepika took to her Instagram to share an adorable picture while eating captioning, “forever hungry…& nothing’s changed!”

Deepika is currently leaving no stone unturned in getting into the skin of her character as the actress has now embarked an emotional journey with Chhapaak as she slips into the shoes of an acid victim survivor.

The upcoming film of the actress demands her to feel and live the life of an acid attack survivor touching upon all the adversities the victim feels as Malti.

After bringing to screen the courage and valour of Rani Padmini in Padmaavat, Deepika Padukone personifies another tale of bravery and human spirit with Malti. Drawing instances from the life of Laxmi Agarwal, ‘Chhapaak’ is a story of the strength and integrity of a woman.

4/19Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone reveals the ‘kinda homework’ she ever enjoyed through an instagram post

“A story of trauma and triumph and the unquashable human spirit”, ‘Chhapaak’ tells an inspirational story of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. As Deepika Padukone plays the acid attack survivor in the film, the actress is working hard to get into the skin of the character. Earlier, Meghna Gulzar in an interview had shared that Deepika is the perfect one to play the role as she actually feels the character..

The film is all set to go on the floors soon and currently the team is working on the looks of the actress. The first look of Deepika as acid attack survivor Laxmi was revealed of late and it has amused the audiences with the uncanny resemblance of the actress with Laxmi. Today, Deepika took to her instagram account and shared a BTS picture as she does her ‘homework’ with the script and dialogue.

She captioned the picture as, ‘the only kinda homework I’ve ever enjoyed!��✏️ #chhapaak.

Deepika through the post expressed her love towards the project. Deepika will be paired opposite Vikrant Massey in the film. Moreover, she is also co-producing the film.

5/19Here’s why Deepika Padukone rejected Diana Penty’s role in ‘Cocktail’

‘Cocktail’ was one of Deepika Padukone’s best works in the Bollywood industry. At a time when the leggy lass was having a string of unsuccessful films, ‘Cocktail’ arrived like a true blessing for her. For the uninitiated, this 2012 release was a movie which surrounded around the lives of 3 young individuals who are trying to define relationships in their lives. The complicated three-way love story takes you through a bumpy journey of Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty, and narrates how they deal with issues related to the heart.

Deepika essayed the role of Veronica in the film. A woman who is extremely confident, liberated and sensible in her own way. Rough and spoilt on the outside, yet tender and reasonable on the inside, she would take a bullet for a friend. However, her life’s flipside takes her to a road where she has to choose between love and friendship.

Deepika totally nailed the role of Veronica and fans lauded her performance in the movie and agreed that no one except for Deepika could’ve done it better. However, it wasn’t Veronica’s role which DP was initially offered by the makers. According to initial reports, the actress was offered both the roles – i.e Meera and Veronica. But, since Deepika’s character in ‘Love Aaj Kal’ was similar to that of Meera in ‘Cocktail’, she decided to go ahead with Veronica. Later on, Diana came on board and beautifully played Meera in the film.

6/19Deepika Padukone feels this film completely changed her life

Deepika Padukone is undoubtedly one of the finest actresses in the entertainment industry. She has always managed to impress the audience with her acting skills in movies. Deepika recently even made to TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people list.

In a recent interview with an international magazine, the actress revealed some interesting things about her life. When Deepika was asked about a specific film or character, which affected her as a person or actress, she replied saying that she had a stereotype in her mind of how an actress should be; what she should look like and dress like. But Homi Adajania’s ‘Cocktail’ changed a lot of things for her. She revealed that the film came to her at that point of life when she was going through a lot in her life. She was going through a breakdown with herself but the film sort of enhanced that entire experience for Deepika. She further revealed that the character played by her in the film was completely different from what she is in person. Deepika revealed that she felt like a different, more authentic person after the film.

On the professional front, Deepika Padukone was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’. Post this movie, she was scheduled to shoot for her film with Vishal Bhardwaj and Irrfan Khan. But due to the actor’s ill-health, the film has been currently put on hold.

7/19Deepika Padukone to turn producer soon?

After Bollywood actresses like Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra, turning producers looks like Deepika Padukone is also all set to follow the footsteps of the former two actresses. As per the reports, Deepika will soon don producer’s hat for one of her upcoming ventures.

According to a report by a daily, Deepika is focusing on setting up her own production house. The report further revealed that Deepika wants to be associated with interesting and content-driven films.

Interestingly in 2015 while speaking to PTI Deepika had expressed her desire of becoming a producer. She said, “I want to venture into production and be a producer or line producer someday because I feel I have that kind of personality. I like to organize, put things together and make things happen. I don’t want to be a producer because I want to make money.’

Deepika Padukone was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’. Post this she was scheduled to shoot for her film with Vishal Bhardwaj and Irrfan Khan. But due to the actor’s ill-health, the film has reportedly been postponed.

8/19Padmavati: Deepika Padukone gets a special gift

Deepika Padukone, who is known for her dedication when it comes to her work got a special gift on the sets of Padmavati. The actress has completed nine years in the industry and is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that she gives her best for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati.
Deepika, who is following a hectic schedule for the film got a beautiful surprise from choreographer Farah Khan whom she adorably calls her second mom. Farah sent a cooker full of food for the actress so that she gets to eat healthy home-cooked food during her night shift. Lovely, isn’t it?

9/19Guess who became Asia’s most followed woman on Twitter!

Deepika Padukone is one of the few Bollywood actresses who has managed to achieve great things in their career in a very short span of time. The actress exudes oodles of grace, charm and energy and her fans agree as well. Reportedly, Padukone is now Asia’s most followed woman on Twitter. She has 16 million followers on Twitter which is a pretty big achievement.

Just another feather in her cap!

10/19Watch: Deepika Padukone follows the legacy of Sharmila Tagore, Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit in this latest advert

Adding another feather to her already decorated hat is Deepika Padukone with her latest advert for a popular brand. The actress, who looks spectacular, is joined by veteran actresses like Sharmila Tagore, Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit in a commercial which will make your jaws hit the floor with its oozing glamour. The evergreen stars along with the recently turned global beauty are bound to cast their spell on you. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan adds a cherry to the cake by lending his voice to the background narration. You know you don’t want to miss watching this one!

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11/19Deepika Padukone reveals the biggest regret of her career so far

The world knows her as the Gen Next star to look forward to in the coming year but it looks like Deepika Padukone is not fully content as the actress recently revealed the biggest regret she has in her career so far. Speaking to Filmfare, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ star shared, ‘I wish I could have worked with Yashji (Yash Chopra). He was very fond of me and so was I of him”. We would have wanted it too Deepika! Meanwhile, the star is in the news to play the lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next period drama ‘Padmavati’.

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12/19Not Rs 11 crore, Deepika Padukone paid more for ‘Padmavati’?

After a series of blockbusters, there is no doubt that Deepika Padukone is the Numero Uno actress today and has got the midas touch. No wonder the filmmakers are ready to pay her a bomb and the latest to join the bandwagon is her most favourite director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who, as per reports, has paid Deepika an unbelievable fee of approximately Rs 13 crore. Yes, you read that right! And if that happens to be true then that makes Deepika the highest paid actress of Indian cinema ever. We told you yesterday how Bhansali was miffed with the reports of Deepika being paid a whopping Rs 11 crore for ‘Padmavati’ have been doing the rounds. The director reportedly even had a word with the actress asking her to keep mum about money matters. However, the latest news might just add to Bhansali’s woes. On one hand, while the director doesn’t like details of his monetary deals with his actors getting leaked in the media, on the other, the latest reports suggest a bigger and a fatter pay cheque that Deepika would be taking back home for her role of Queen Padmavati. Over to you Mr Bhansali!

13/19No Tom Cruise for Deepika Padukone?

All those who are waiting for Deepika Padukone to feature opposite Tom Cruise in the next instalment of the hit franchise ‘The Mummy’ are in for a dampener. Reportedly, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actress had auditioned for the role of an Asian princess, but apparently, the diva seems to have not been selected for the role. The role was not a very meaty one, but DP was allegedly very keen on featuring alongside the Hollywood heartthrob. Moreover, actress Huma Qureshi too had auditioned for the covetous role but did not make the cut.

14/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika Padukone is rightly called Bollywood’s reigning queen bee. All of 30, the gorgeous actress has managed to conquer Bollywood with her outstanding performance and striking good looks. On the professional front, DP has been on an all time high in her career. After a successful streak in Bollywood, the lady is all set conquer Hollywood. She is all set to star in Vin Diesel’s’XXX: The Return of Xander Cage’. On a personal front, DP is rumoured to make things official with boyfriend Ranveer Singh, as their parent have reportedly accepted their relationship. Let’s find out some lesser known facts about the leggy lass…

15/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Did you know that Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark? Yes, born to Konkani speaking parents, Deepika and her family later relocated to Bangalore when she was just 11-month old. Deepika currently resides in a four bedroom apartment near the Siddivinayak temple in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. Her apartment is on the twenty-sixth floor and is reportedly worth Rs 16 crores. This apartment has been rumoured to have been gifted to her by her ex-boyfriend Siddharth Mallya.

16/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika played Badminton in national level championships

Deepika Padukone was born to international badminton player, Prakash Padukone. Not just in acting, the diva holds an upper hand in sports as well. Deepika Padukone played badminton at the national level and also played state level baseball.

17/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika Padukone made her debut with a Kannada film

Instead of following her father’s footsteps and continuing with badminton, as luck would have it, Deepika left her badminton career to foray into modelling. Many consider Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’ as Deepika’s debut movie. However, her actual debut was a 2006 Kannada movie ‘Aishwarya,’ which did an incredible business at the box-office. However, it was Farah’s ‘Om Shanti Om’ that gave the actress her big break. DP also won a Filmfare Award for her performance in the melodrama.

18/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest paid Indian celebs

Did you know that Deepika was meant to make her debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Saawariya’? But Bhansali decided to go with the ‘Anil Kapoor’s Daughter & Rishi Kapoor’s Son’ formula and signed Sonam and Ranbir instead. Deepika then went on to star opposite King Khan himself, in Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’ and the rest, as they say, is history. DP went on to bag several blockbusters and is one of the highest paid celebrities in the industry. According to reports, DP apparently charges a whopping 15 crore for every film she does.

19/19Deepika Padukone: Lesser Known Facts

Deepika is a trained dancer and actor

Deepika Padukone trained to become an actress under Anupam Kher’s tutelage at his ‘Actor Prepares’ institute and she also sharpened her fabulous dancing skills under ace choreographer Shiamak Davar. DP was also a part of a dance club run by her father, in Delhi. The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actress has received formal training in Bharatnatyam.

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