Deepika Padukone

Active - 2007 - Present  |   Born - Jan 5, 1986   |   Genres - Comedy, Romance

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  • While in school, played state-level baseball and basketball, and national-level badminton.
  • Made her acting debut with the Kannada movie Aishwarya (2006).
  • Performed as a dancer in Himesh Reshammiya's music video "Naam Hai Tera."
  • Entered Bollywood with Om Shanti Om (2007), the highest grossing movie of that year.
  • Collaborated with Van Heusen to launch her own limited edition clothing collection in 2011.
  • The anxiety and depression she faced in 2014 motivated her to set up Live Love Laugh Foundation in 2015, an initiative to help people with mental health issues.
  • In 2015, launched her own fashion brand All About You on the online shopping website Myntra in 2015.
  • Made a grand debut on Forbes's 2016 list of the World's Highest-Paid Actresses; she was ranked tenth in the list.
  • On Oct 3, 2016, emerged as Asia's most followed woman on Twitter with a whopping 16 million followers.
  • About a fortnight after the release of the first trailer of her Hollywood debut movie xXx: Return Of Xander Cage, she made it to the magazine Vanity Fair's list of Hollywood's next-generation stars. She grabbed the second spot on the list.
  • Is one of the brand ambassadors for the Swiss watch making company Tissot.