Deepika Padukone’s Rare Pictures Before She Became Bollywood Superstar !!
Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone has taken the entire world by storm. From becoming the first Indian to enter the Forbes list of richest actresses of the world to making heads turn with her style across the globe, Deepika padukone career is surely on an all-time high. With so much glory in her lap at such a young age, the 30 year-old actress will add another year to her age, on January 5th.
Deepika started her career when she was as young as 18. She quit her graduation midway, to pursue her modelling career. Before Deepika realized that she wanted to make a career in modelling, she was into badminton, since her father Prakash Padukone is a celebrated badminton player. Speaking about her early days, Deepika in an interview once said, “I would wake up at five in the morning, go for physical training, go to school, again go for playing badminton, finish my homework and go to sleep.”
Deepika continued to pursue a career in badminton throughout her school years, and played the sport in national level championships. She also played baseball in a few state level tournaments. While concentrating on her education and sporting career, Deepika also worked as a child model, first appearing in a couple of advertising campaigns at the age of eight.
Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and migrated to Bangalore at the age of 11 months.
In addition to acting, Padukone has written opinion columns and has been involved with women’s health and fitness magazines.
Deepika was an excellent badminton player just like her dad. She had played badminton at the National level. She is also a baseball player as she had participated in some of the state level baseball tournaments.
Before appearing in movies Deepika was a model as she debuted at Lakme Fashion week in the year 2005 where she got the title of “Model of the Year”.
Impressed by her beauty in various print ads, designer Wendell Rodricks signed her up with the Matrix agency, during her early days.
At the age of 21, Deepika relocated to Mumbai and stayed at her aunt’s home.
Deepika Padukone starred in a Himesh Reshammiya music video titled, ‘Naam Hai Tera’. It was in this video that Farah Khan noticed our leggy beauty.
Deepika has adopted the village of Ambegaon in Maharashtra, to help them with their water and electricity needs.
Deepika topped Indian Maxim’s “Hot 100” list in the year 2008 and she was named “India’s Most Beautiful Women” in the year 2012 by the Indian edition of People Magazine.
Deepika did several ads but became popular only after she did the Lyril Orange ad. This was before she became a Kingfisher Cover Girl.