facts about Deepika Padukone
- 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 . Mrs Singh 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. Plans were to make her as a as a member of a rock band.
- Deepika was supposed to make her debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Saawariya’. Later on, Bhansali went ahead with the Sonam and Ranbir.
- 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.
Interesting facts about Deepika Padukone
- Deepika was in a relationship with aspiring actor Nihar Pandya. But going forward,Paduikone left him under 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 not worked with Salman Khan. Padukone close proximity to Shah Rukh Khan is the reason.
- Salman avoids actreses who work closely with SRK be it Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Deepika and other stars.