After a start in fashion, Deepika Padukone dedicated herself to acting: she began acting in some music videos. Her arrival on the big screen is dated 2006, with the film in Kannada Aishwarya. The year after she debuted at Bollywood, with the famous Om Shanti Om, in the protagonist’s part. Thanks to this performance, she earned her nomination as Best Actress for the Filmfare Awards and won the Filmfare Award for Best New Actress.
Padukone, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. She was born 5 January 1986.
The 2012 box office hit Cocktail marked a turning point in Padukone’s career, earning her praise and Best Actress nominations at several award ceremonies.
She played also in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) and Chennai Express (2013), the heist comedy Happy New Year (2014), and the historical romance Bajirao Mastani (2015), in the tragic romance Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and a headstrong architect in the comedy-drama Piku (2015).
Her first project in Hollywood came with the action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), a movie where it also appears Ariadna Gutierrez. Another Indian actress and model very famous and sexy is Priyanka Chopra.