It is Deepika Padukone’s birthday today and the Bollywood star has much to celebrate and look forward to.
Bollywood’s reigning star and one of the highest-paid actresses Deepika Padukone – who celebrates her birthday today – is undoubtedly a powerhouse performer who’s proven her mettle with each big screen outing. Whether it’s Veronica in Cocktail or Meenalochani Azhagusundaram in Chennai Express; Piku Banerjee in Piku or Rani Padmavati in Padmaavat, Tara in Tamasha or Malti in Chhapaak… the actress has wowed the audience and the critics alike. But it’s not just her screen avatars that have her fans bowled over, the actress is equally known for her entrepreneurship, as well as her personal statements! Here’s looking at the five times, the star has proven that she’s a Boss Lady – on screen and off it!
With her impressive repertoire of films on the Bollywood slate, Deepika has clearly shown that when it comes to versatility and performances, she’s clearly way above the rest. The choice of films reflect her keen cinematic sensibilities and the box office numbers cement her standing in the top league. Currently she’s looking forward to her films – 83 where she plays Romi Dev to Ranveer Singh’s Kapil Dev, an untitled Shakun Batra film with Siddhant Chaturvedi, and YRF’s big-ticket movie Pathan with Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham.
The actress made an impressive Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel in XXX: Return of Xander Cage and is open to many more collaborations in the West. She’s also made her presence felt at some of the most prestigious international red carper events including Cannes.
Besides her successful brand associations, the actress has her own company that invests successfully in numerous businesses as well as stepped into film production with a bold choice.
Making a statement
Deepika has always been unafraid to speak her mind whether it’s talking about depression or showing her support to student groups in Delhi. The actress has been vocal about her opinions unfettered by the feedback. She married Ranveer Singh at the peak of her career and proved yet again that marriage doesn’t dent an actress’ professional standing.
The actress is a stunner and known not only for her red carpet looks, but each time she steps out.