10 Interesting facts about Deepika Padukone you might not know
She is related to the legendary filmmaker Guru Dutt, whose real name was Vasanth Padukone.
Her voice which was the highlight of her performance in ‘Chennai Express’ as dubbed in her debut film ‘Om Shanti Om’.
Director Farah Khan couldn’t see eye to eye with Deepika . Deepika didn’t even visit Farah when her triplets were born. Sources say Farah took revenge by getting someone else to speak for Deepika in her debut film.
Deepika was originally supposed to make her debut in Priydarshan’s Pirate about musical piracy. She was to be cast as a member of a rock band. That film never was made.
She was supposed to make her debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Saawariya’. But Bhansali went ahead with the ‘Anil Kapoor’s Daughter & Rishi Kapoor’s Son’ and signed Sonam and Ranbir instead.
Deepika played a double role in her first film, ‘Om Shanti Om’
She had a double role again in the disastrous ‘Chandni Chowk To China’ opposite Akshay Kumar.
Deepika has a sister Anisha who is a golf champ.
Deepika loves outdoor sports.
If Deepika had not been an actress she would have been a badminton player just like her champ-dad Prakash Padukone
In 2005, Deepika became Kingfisher Model of the Year. After which she made her big-time modeling debut in Lakme Fashion Week.
Deepika was in a relationship with aspiring actor Nihar Pandya whom she left under very dramatic circumstances when she got involved with Ranbir Kapoor.
Pandya was to star in a film based on his relationship with Deepika. Luckily that idea remained unfulfilled.
Deepika has never been paired with Salman Khan. Her closeness to Shah Rukh Khan is said to be the reason.
Salman avoids actreses who work closely with SRK be it Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Deepika and other stars.