DEEPIKA PADUKONE PROFILE
NAME- DEEPIKA PADUKONE
AGE- 32 years old.
Deepika Padukone is an Indian Actress and model. She is currently regarded as the toast of Bollywood as she barely looks her age.
The beautiful dimpled actress is a true delight to behold. Famed for her roles in numerous Bollywood blockbusters, one would doubt that the Indian beauty initially took to the fields in the sports of Badminton.
An Indian Goddess who intended to toll the path of her father as an athlete as a teenager, played at the national level in Badminton championship, representing Bangalore.
As young Deepika Padukone grew, she increasingly became conscious of her look and beauty. Then the idea of becoming a model struck young Deepika.
As a teenager, she reportedly jostled between two career fronts – Athletics and modelling. Deepika soon dished the former to make her mark in Indian entertainment Industry.
Modelling paved way for Deepika Padukone to become an actress and she has since featured in numerous award winning Bollywood blockbusters.
She is currently a stronghold when it comes to entertainment in India as Deepika Padukone comes to mind whenever the name Bollywood is mentioned.
As a highly successful actress who invariably features on the big screens in India and the world at large, the name Deepika Padukone can hardly be mentioned without the question, “What is Deepika Padukone net worth?” creeping into listening minds.
This article covers extensively the wealth of Deepika Padukone, her salary per film, her source of wealth etc. But before we explore the wealth of the Bollywood goddess, we shall first take a brief look into the personal life of the actress.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE FAMILY
The actress Deepika Padukone was born into a family of four consisting of her parents and two children.
Deepika Padukone father – Prakash Padukone is an athlete, who played the sports of Badminton at the international level.
Deepika Padukone Mother – Ujjala Padukone is a business woman. She specialized in travelling. She was a travel agent.
Deepika Padukone Sister – Anisha Padukone is sports woman who plays golf. She is the younger sister to the actress.
The actress was born into a family with history and a penchant for sports.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE AGE
Deepika Padukone was born on January 5th, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. A year after her birth, her family relocated to Bangalore, India where little Deepika was raised. The Bollywood star is currently 32 years old.
Her age still baffles many as she manages to look younger as the years go by.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE EDUCATION
Little Deepika attended both pre-school and basic school in Bangalore, India.
Then she progressed to the state’s high school – Sophia High School. The actress never reported much about her experience during high school. It is fair to conclude that like most kids, she had a pretty normal life in High school.
Deepika would progress to a pre-university education at ‘Mount Carmel College’. After which she attempted to secure a Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology, from the prestigious Indira Gandhi National Open University.
The actress could not withstand the inevitable vicissitude of mixing her modelling schedule with academic work. She had to quit schooling to focus on her blossoming career
DEEPIKA PADUKONE NET WORTH
Deepika is currently the highest paid actress in Bollywood. The success of her works in box office and the series of AD campaign she has featured in means that the dimpled-screen-goddess has a lot of valuables in her cofer.
Deepika Padukone has estimated net worth of $16 million in 2018. This net worth is bound to increase as her influence does as she plans on hanging with the richest stars.
HOW DOES DEEPIKA PADUKONE MAKE HER MONEY?
Deepika, known for her charm and delightful smile possess every quality demanded of a model. The Bollywood star has made most of her earnings from modelling and acting.
She reportedly made huge fortunes endorsing for world renowned brands and featuring both in Bill board and Television Ad campaigns for these brands.
She has endorsed for brands such as ‘Liril’, ‘Close-Up’ and ‘Limca’, ‘banking and Financial Brands’, ‘Real Estate’ and ‘lifestyle’, ‘Fashion’ and ‘FMCG’, ‘Apparel’ and ‘Automobiles’
Deepika also banked a fortune when she became a brand ambassador for ‘Jewels of India’, an annual jewelery exhibition.
Most of Deepika’s endorsements are in India and she charges Rs 5 crore per brand endorsement.
Apart from modelling and being a brand ambassador, Deepika Padukone has made most of her fortune from acting.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE SALARY PER FILM
The actress is quite a luxury for film makers. She charges from hundreds of thousands to millions in U.S dollars. She charges an average salary of Rs 10 crore, per movie. The top 5 highest grossing movies for the actress include;
-Deepika starred in the film ‘Chennai Express’ and the movie grossed a total – $34.3 Million
– She also featured in the movie ‘Happy New Year’ which reportedly grossed – $32 Million
-She appeared in ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and it grossed- $29.27 Million
Bajirao Mastani, grossed – $28.33 Million
Ram-Leela, grossed -$18.25 Million.
Her fortune is estimated to increase by 45% over the next 3 years given her current investments.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE MOVIES
When did Deepika Padukone first appear in a movie? This question has been asked frequently by her fans all over the world. In this section we deal extensively with the filmography of the Bollywood star.
Deepika Padukone first appeared in the movies when she played the popular role in the famous movie Aishwarya. The movie was in 2006. Fans were pleased with her debut film and that proved to be the first of many movies.
In 2007, the actress took a step further in journey in Bollywood when she starred in movie titled ‘Om Shanti Om’, directed by the popular Farah Khan.
The movie was a hit, gradually making Deepika become the favourite amongst Bollywood fans worldwide.
The movie gained her a nomination for the category of ‘Best Female Debutant’ in the annual Hindi Filmfare Award. She eventually won the award.
‘Om Shanti Om’ also fetched the Deepika a nomination for the category of ‘Best female actress’ in then Filmfare Award.
In 2008, Deepika featured on in one film titled – ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’.
Deepika Padukone would wish her filmography is devoid of the 2009 box office flop ‘Chandni Chowk to China’, a comedy film. That same year, the actress made a comeback with a blockbuster ‘Love Aaj Kal’. The romance movie grossed the total sum of US$17 million across the world.
‘Love Aaj Kal’ fetched the Deepika Padukone her second nomination for the category of Best actress in the Filmfare award.
Having been nominated and become a recipient of an award in the prestigious Hindi annual film award, Deepika rose in fame. Her fame fetched her more movie roles and in 2010, the actress featured in 5 Bollywood movies.
Her 2010 features include – ‘Karthik Calling Karthik’ a film directed by Vijay Lalwani where the actress played the character Shonali Mukherjee.
Her second movie in 2010 is ‘Housefull’ and she played the character of sandy in a movie directed by Sajid Khan.
This was followed by ‘Lafangey Parindey’. Deepika played the character of pinky palker in a movie directed by Pradeep Sarkar.
Danish Aslam directed her 4th movie in 2010. The actress played the character of Aaliya Khan in the movie ‘Break ke Baad’.
Her 5th in 2010 is ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’ where she played the character of Kalpana Datta. Ashutosh Gowariker directed the movie.
By 2011, Deepika had become a household name. She starred in 3 movies in 2011.
In 2012, The actress featured in a Homi Adajania’s directed movie titled the ‘Cocktail’. She starred as ‘Eronica Malaney’ and for the 3rd time in her prestigious acting career she was nominated for the category of ‘Best actress’ in the Filmfare Award.
In 2013, the actress made 5 movie appearances in – Race 2, Bombay Talkies, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. These movies were directed by Abbas–Mustan, Herself, Ayan Mukerji, Rohit Shetty, Sanjay Leela Bhansali respectively.
She won the Filmfare Award in the category of ‘Best Actress’ for her role in the movie ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela’
Deepika has since starred in 9 movies between 2013 and 2017 for which she again, won the best actress award for the filmfare award in 2014 and received another nomination in 2015 for the same category.
In 2018, Deepika has featured only in two movies, firstly; in Padmaavat. A movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali where she played the character of Rani Padmavati.
Secondly, she made a special appearance in ‘Zero’ in movie which Anand L Rai directed. She played the character as herself.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE HOUSE
The multiple awards winning Bollywood Actress bought an apartment in 2010 in the Beau Monde Building in Mumbai. The Building is a tower furnished with luxurious amenities. The actress reportedly registered the apartment in both her father’s name and her name.
The edifice located in the heart of the Indian metropolis of Mumbai was reportedly engulfed in fire in June, 2018. News about the inferno broke the internet and fans of the Deepika took to social media.
Questions like – Deepika Padukone house on fire? Is Deepika Padukone safe? Where is Deepika Padukone etc, flooded her various social media platforms.
Deepika dismissed fears of her fans when she twitted;
“I am safe. Thank You everyone. Let us pray for our firefighters who are at the site risking their lives…”
Deepika Padukone will continue to grace our screens with her beauty and dazzling acts in movies she premiers in.
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