Deepika Padukone, the highest-grossing actress of Bollywood turned 34 today and her fans cannot keep calm. She is currently busy with the promotions of her upcoming film “Chhapak”. This film is a really bold move for her career. She is already getting applaud for this film even before the release of it. The interesting part is, she has made producing debut with this film. Looking back at her journey, we can definitely say that she has come a long way. As a Deepika Padukone Birthday special, Let’s have a look at her journey from a full-time model to the highest-grossing actress of B-town.
Deepika Padukone Birthday Special: Her Journey in Film Industry!
- Deepika began her career with modelling.
- A very few people know that Deepika’s first film was a Kannada film ‘Aishwarya’ which was released in 2006.
- After two years of her experimenting with modelling and a Kannada film, she made her debut in Bollywood with Farah Khan’s film ‘Om Shanti Om’. The important part is, she has no godfather as such. Deepika received a lot of praises for her performance. She even won a best female debut award and was nominated for best actress for the same show.
- Later she did movies like Bachna Ae Haseeno. Chandani Chowk to China, Billu, Love Aaj Kal, Karthik calling Karthik, Housefull, Lafangey Parindey, Break ke bad, Dum Maro Dum, Aarakshan, Desi Boyz. Some of these movies didn’t really work out except for the Love Aaj Kaal.
- The Cocktail movie was the real turning point for her career. She even said this in one of her interviews that, after this film, she understood many things about the industry and how it makes the impact on people’s lives.
- After the Cocktail, she did groundbreaking movies like Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, Chennai Express, Ramleela, Piku, Tamasha, Bajirao Mastani.
- In 2017, she did a Hollywood movie, xXx : Return of Xander Cage.
- 2018 was a huge success for her with her historic drama Padmavaat.
- She was pretty quiet in 2019 as she did no films.
- Deepika is all set for two upcoming movies in 2020 namely Chhapak and 83. She will be seen as Romi Bhatia in 83 along with her real life husband Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev.
Deepika has received total 178 awards till the date and nominated for 68 awards. That’s huge. Isn’t it?
The awards she has received include 4 Filmfare awards, 3 IIFA, 2 producers guild film awards, 9 screen awards, 3 stardust awards, 6 Zee cine awards, etc. Other than these awards she was listed in many prestigious lists such as The Times of India’s Most desirable woman, FHM India’s World’s sexiest woman, People India’s most beautiful woman.
She was even nominated at Teen choice awards at US for her work in xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
There is a lot to list down and many more to come. We wish a very glamorous and prosperous birthday to this beautiful and talented actress Deepika.