[61][62] Her final appearance that year was in Rohit Dhawan's comedy-drama Desi Boyz alongside Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Chitrangada Singh, a role that failed to propel her career forward. [41][42] Bollywood Hungama reported that the success of Om Shanti Om proved a breakthrough for Padukone. Deepika Padukone is a loving daughter and holds ounces of respect for him. [1][2][3] Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a former professional badminton player and her mother, Ujjala, is a travel agent. [68] Portraying the role was a creative and physical challenge for her, and to achieve the physical requirements of her character she exercised extensively and followed a rigorous diet. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. Deepika to father Prakash Padukone: Thank you for your inspiring display of dedication, Akshay Kumar's powerful message on social distancing: Winner will be the one who will stay out, Coronavirus scare: Bollywood comes together to create awareness around Covid-19. [160], In addition to acting, Padukone has written opinion columns and has been involved with women's health and fitness magazines. Despite poor financial returns, Sukanya Verma of Rediff.com named Padukone's performance as the best by an actress that year, writing that she "is so potent in Tamasha, it's almost as if you can hear her heartbeat across the screen". A father-daughter duo is indeed the best and one cannot put into words just how much that relationship means to everyone. She formed her own company Ka Productions in 2018, under which she produced Chhapaak (2020), in which she also starred as an acid attack survivor. In 1978, he won his first major international title, the men's singles gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada. [7][148][149] A practicing Hindu, Padukone considers religion to be an important aspect of her life and makes frequent visits to temples and other religious shrines. She is making the most of her time at home by teaching herself to play the piano. [7] In a 2010 interview, Padukone accused him of infidelity, and Kapoor later admitted to it. [206] In 2008, she topped Indian Maxim's "Hot 100" list,[207] and in 2012, she was named "India's Most Beautiful Woman" by the Indian edition of People magazine. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Railways draws up big plan to double its loading capacity by 2024, calls for ‘reinvention’, Nayanthara & Vignesh Shivan gear up for Diwali celebration in this latest romantic PHOTO, Rohit Sharma still only '70% fit', says Sourav Ganguly, Sun TV share falls 3% after Q2 profit slips to Rs 345 crore; CLSA, Nomura retain buy, World Diabetes Day 2020: Best Himalayan Herbs To Fight Diabetes Suggested By Expert, Planning To Donate Your Hair? [221] In the same year, Padukone was criticised for a Tik Tok video aimed towards the promotion of her film Chhapaak, in which she asked users to recreate her "acid-attack survivor look" from the film which was deemed "insensitive" and "disrespectful" to acid-attack victims. She has also supported charitable organisations, and has performed for stage shows. [7] That year, she gained wider recognition by featuring in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya's song "Naam Hai Tera". She wrote, "Pappa, your contribution to Badminton and Indian Sport is immeasurable! Trick to a great marriage, True his just an amazing person I want a husband like him his so sweet and honest ❤️❤️❤️. Ranveer is being too humble because he is in love. [127] She read history books on the era and researched the various historical depictions of Padmavati. [111][112] In her final release of 2015, Padukone reunited with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh in Bajirao Mastani, a historical drama about a tragic extramarital affair. "[176] In a 2015 interview, Padukone spoke about her personal experience of overcoming depression, and in October that year she formed a foundation to create awareness on mental health in India, named The Live Love Laugh Foundation. [3] He is one of the co-founders of Olympic Gold Quest,[4] a foundation dedicated to the promotion of Olympic sports in India. DP is always in her best self with make up, dresses and etc. ", "Deepika gets 3 cr for 2 day shoot in Rajni's film? She also received critical acclaim for playing a character based on Juliet in Bhansali's tragic romance Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and a headstrong architect in the comedy-drama Piku (2015), winning two Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. We love you (sic).". [129][130] Anna M. M. Vetticad of Firstpost criticised the film's glorification of jauhar, but credited Padukone for managing to "eke something out of the stereotype-ridden writing". ALSO READ: Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh's throwback video dancing at '83 wrap up party has us excited about the film. [56] She referred to it as "the wildest song any actress has done;" the song's sexual content attracted controversy including a court case for indecency. Padukone, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. "[51] Padukone's final release of 2010 was Ashutosh Gowarikar's period film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey opposite Abhishek Bachchan. After retirement, Prakash Padukone has sought to mentor budding young players and help them achieve glory for the country. And now, we are a little more sure about how Ranveer and Deepika were always meant to be as the former just gave away why and how. Though he lost in the very first round, two years later he managed to win the state junior title. He added how he always felt Deepika was out of his league. [47] Her most financially profitable film that year was Sajid Khan's ₹1.15 billion (US$16 million)-grossing comedy film Housefull in which she featured alongside an ensemble cast headlined by Akshay Kumar. [173] Through her own company, Ka Enterprises, Padukone invested in Drum Foods International, a fast-moving consumer goods company, and Blu Smart, an electric taxi startup. ALSO SEE | Akshay Kumar's powerful message on social distancing: Winner will be the one who will stay out, ALSO WATCH | Coronavirus scare: Bollywood comes together to create awareness around Covid-19, Not votes in election but top lawyers in courts, what Congress offers allies | Opinion, Is 2020 the worst year for civilisation? [11] In the tenth grade, she changed focus and decided to become a fashion model. [147] She lives in Prabhadevi, a neighbourhood in Mumbai, and has admitted to missing the presence of her parents there. She told how both her daughters wanted her to be out of the house. [7][9], Padukone has said that she was socially awkward as a child and did not have many friends. [132][133] She received another Best Actress nomination at Filmfare. Recently, she wrote an emotional note for father Prakash Padukone on Twitter, thanking him for his contribution to Indian Sports. They don't make you like you anymore...We love you and are proud of you! ", "I saw Hema Malini films for '70s look: Deepika", "Why is Deepika's Hindi in Kochadaiiyaan dubbed? Deepika Padukone is a proud daughter and she never fails to express the same. Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a former badminton world champion. [100] The film was screened at the 19th Busan International Film Festival;[101] critic Anuj Kumar of The Hindu wrote that Padukone successfully "takes off the fineries of Bollywood and you can sense the freedom from baggage in her performance". We love you! Thank You for showing us that being a true champion is not only about one’s professional achievements, but also about being a good human being! He spent much of his international career training in Denmark, and developed close friendships with European players such as Morten Frost.[11]. [139] Teo Bugbee of The New York Times added that "Padukone is by turns inquisitive, watchful and serene but never maudlin". Deepika Padukone, early in her career, got a letter from father, badminton champ Prakash Padukone. Deepika's sister Anisha reacted to the pic post by dropping in a heart shaped emoji in the comments section. He runs the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy and, along with Geet Sethi, he is a co-founder of Olympic Gold Quest, a foundation dedicated to the promotion of Olympic sports in India. "[12] In 2004, she began a full-time career as a model under the tutelage of Prasad Bidapa. Well, now that the two have been married for a year and a half, who would have said that they aren't supposed to be together? He added how he wanted her to be his for life and so he was very diligent I wooing her and every time she came, there were flowers, including all those times he took short trips to her if she was shooting.