Deepika Padukone is a well loved actress in India as well as overseas. She is often seen in the news for her on-screen presence like bagging role in Hollywood movies as well as off-screen giving us crazy relationship goals.
Deepika, born in Copenhagen and brought up in Bangalore, Padukone belongs to a sports background. Her father, Prakash Padukone is a well known badminton player of international repute. Deepika had an affinity towards sports in early years. She played badminton in national level championship and state level baseball championship. However, she left her sports life behind to become a model and has never looked back since then.
After her initial struggles in the film industry, she is now a well established actress with films like Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Piku, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Chennai Express, Om Shanti Om, Cocktail and so on in her bag. Soon, she will be seen opposite Vin Diesel in the movie xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. Amongst other things Deepika adopted the Maharashtrian village of Ambegaon as part of NDTV’s Greenathon Campaign, to provide village with a regular supply of electricity.
Deepika broke all stereotypes when she came out openly about being diagnosed with depression when she was at the peak of her career. She founded ‘The Live Love Laugh” foundation, which helps people battle depression.
Accepting the fact that you are depressed and openly coming out on a public platform takes a lot of courage, and we applaud you for that Deepika. You have been and will always be a super star that we have come to know and love over the years.