Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress and model. She has established a successful career in Bollywood films, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular and attractive Indian celebrities.
Deepika Padukone was born on 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Konkani-speaking parents. Her father, Prakash, is a former badminton player of international repute, and her mother, Ujjala, is a travel agent.Her younger sister, Anisha, is a golfer. Her paternal grandfather, Ramesh, was secretary of the Mysore Badminton Association for many years.
Padukone has completed filming for her first project in Hollywood—the action film xXx: The Return of Xander Cage—in which she plays the lead female role opposite Vin Diesel. She has also filmed for an item number in Dinesh Vijan's romance film Raabta. In addition, Padukone will collaborate with Bhansali and Singh for the third time in Padmavati, a historical drama based on the life of Rani Padmini.