Deepika Padukone Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Actress Deepika Padukone
Actress Deepika Padukone

Biography of Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone was born in 1986 to a badminton champion father Prakash Padukone and a travel agent mother. She first developed a passion for the same sport as her father and participated in many competitions in India during her teenage years.

The young woman, however, was more interested in modelling than badminton and decided to take up the profession. Success is very quickly at the rendezvous, Deepika becoming the muse of major brands. Bollywood eventually spotted her in 2006, when she entered the world of Indian cinema. The beautiful Deepika saw her notoriety soar in her country the following year with her role as Shantipriya in Om Shanti Om. She embodies two different women in this story of reincarnation.

The actress then continues the successes in her country by turning as much in blockbusters ( Race 2 ) as in more intimate films ( Housefull ). Comfortable in all registers, from action to comedy to drama, Deepika becomes a star adored in India, filming with the greatest, including the famous Shah Rukh Khan with whom she shares the limelight several times. ( Chennai Express, Happy New Year ).

This success attracts Hollywood which sets its sights on the sublime Indian in 2016 by offering her the role of Serena Unger in the action blockbuster Reactivated. The 30-year-old actress will give the answer to the very muscular Vin Diesel.

Physical Appearance

deepika padukon
Deepika Padukon

Physical Appearance

Height(approx) in centimeters – 171.5 cm

in meters – 1.71 m

in feet inches – 5. 7½

Weight(approx) in kilograms – 60kg

in pounds – 132

Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Life

Personal Life

Date of Birth 05 January 1986
Age(as in 2020) 35
Deepika Padukone Birth Place Copenhagen, Denmark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality India
School Sophia High School, Bengaluru
College Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology (Dropout)
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit


deepika padukone family
Deepika Padukone Family

Father – Prakash Padukone (Former Badminton Player)

Mother – Ujjala Padukone (Travel Agent)

Siblings – Anisha Padukone (Younger Sister; born on February 2, 1991) (Golfer)

Others – Ramesh (Paternal Grandfather) (Secretary of the Mysore Badminton Association), Jagjit Singh Bhavnani (Father-in-law), Anju Bhavnani (Mother-in-law), Ritika Bhavnani (Sister-in-law)


deepika padukone ranveer singh
Deepika Padukone Ranveer Singh

Deepika has dated –

Muzammil Ibrahim (2004) – She was engaged to actor Muzammil Ibrahim briefly in 2004.

Nihar Pandya – Deepika dated her first boyfriend Nihar when she was not well known as an actress (mainly during her modelling days) and broke out to better focus on her acting career. But, a couple of years later, she was again spotted with Nihar.

Upen Patel (2006-2007) – She started going out with the UK-born actor and model Upen Patel in 2006 but the duo parted ways the following year.

Ranbir Kapoor (2007-2008) – Ranbir and Deepika remained an item for quite some time. They had appeared together on-screen in the 2008 film Bachna Ae Haseeno.

Yuvraj Singh (2008) – Deepika, when she was still an emerging actress dated Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh briefly nearing 2008. The relationship ended when Yuvi started interfering in Deepika’s personal matters on what to wear and with whom she should meet.

Siddharth Mallya (2010-2012) – For about two years, from March 2010 to February 2012, the actress Deepika and business tycoon Siddharth Mallya were an item. They split after Deepika ended the relationship citing “irreconcilable differences in class and status”.

Ranveer Singh (2013-Present) – Ram-Leela (2013) co-star, Ranveer Singh was RUMORed to be dating Deepika at that time. They had been seen getting cozy during the parties multiple times. But, neither of the party confirmed their relationship. But, they admitted about their relationship with time. In November 2018, the couple tied the knot at Lake Como, Italy in a traditional Konkani ceremony.

Novak Djokovic (2016) – It was speculated that she had a fling with the Serbian professional tennis player, Novak Djokovic, in the year 2016.


Hindi Movies Deepika Padukone

deepika padukone om shanti om
Deepika Padukone Om Shanti Om
Year Title Role(s)
2006 Aishwarya Aishwarya
2007 Om Shanti Om Shantipriya / Sandy
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Gayatri Jakhar
2009 Chandni Chowk to China Sakhi / Suzy
Billu Herself
Love Aaj Kal Meera Pandit
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Raina
2010 Karthik Calling Karthik Shonali Mukherjee
Housefull Saundarya Rao / Sandy
Lafangey Parindey Pinky Palkar
Break Ke Baad Aaliya Khan
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey Kalpana Datta
2011 Dum Maaro Dum
Aarakshan Poorvi Anand
Desi Boyz Radhika Awasthi
2012 Cocktail Veronica Malaney
2013 Race 2 Alina Malik
Bombay Talkies Herself
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Naina Talwar
Chennai Express Meenalochani Azhagusundaram
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Leela Sanera
2014 Kochadaiiyaan Vadhana Devi
Finding Fanny Angelina ‘Angie’ Eucharistica
Happy New Year Mohini Joshi
2015 Piku Piku Banerjee
Tamasha Tara Maheshwari
Bajirao Mastani Mastani
2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage Serena Unger
2018 Padmaavat Rani Padmavati
Zero Herself
2020 Chhapaak Malti
2021 83 Romi Bhatia
Untitled Shakun Batra film TBA
Pathan TBA
Cirkus TBA


Awards and nominations


Wins 196
Nominations 70


Favourite Things

Favourite Food – South Indian Food, particularly, Dosa, Upma

Favourite Movies – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), The Color of Paradise (1999), Cinderella Man(2005), Mary Poppins (1964)

Favourite Actors – Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Amitabh Bachchan

Favourite Actress – Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi

Favourite Indian Designers – Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal

Favourite Color – White and Mauve

Favourite Perfume – Hugo Boss

Favourite Book – Little Women

Favourite Holiday Destination – France

More about Deepika Padukone

Actor Deepika Padukone
Actor Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone loves music, eating, sleeping, and watching movies and played badminton at the national level until the 10th standard.

Deepika, in 2009, started writing weekly columns for HT City, the lifestyle section of the Hindustan Times. These columns appear online on the Desimartini website.

Deepika was awarded the title “Model of the Year” at the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards in 2005.
At the age of 1, she shifted to Bangalore, India from Denmark with her family.

As a child, she was a socially difficult person. So, she didn’t have many friends.

She has played badminton at national levels too.

It is said that her younger sister Anisha liked playing all kinds of sports except badminton in childhood.

When in the 10th standard, she decided to become a professional model.

She has founded an organization in India – The Live Love Laugh Foundation to bring awareness about mental health.

She has faced the problem of depression in her life. It is after overcoming depression that she founded the Live Love Foundation.

Deepika made her debut in Hollywood with XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017) starring opposite Vin Diesel.
Filmfare has complimented her saying that she is an actress who dares to experiment with colours, cuts, and silhouettes.

She starred as Malti Aggarwal, an acid-attack survivor fighting for a ban on the sale of acid, in the 2020 Hindi-language drama film, Chhapaak.

In September 2020, she was summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau in relation to the Sushant Singh Rajput case and her involvement in drugs.

As the Sushant Singh Rajput’s death controversy surfaced, she was repeatedly targeted by fellow actress Kangana Ranaut. The latter even took several digs at Padukone’s work related to creating awareness for depression and mental health and stated that depression is a “consequence of drug abuse”, a statement that was heavily criticized by critics.

On January 1, 2021, Deepika deleted all her Instagram and Twitter posts which had over 52 million followers and over 27 million followers respectively at that time.

Deepika was the first choice to play Aarfa Hussain in Sultan (2016). However, she rejected it and it was finally played by Anushka Sharma.

Small Wonder (1985-1989) was her favourite show, growing up. Vicki (the robot) was her favourite character from that show.

In May 2021, it was revealed that she had been tested positive for COVID-19.


Deepika Padukone Signature
Deepika Padukone Signature
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