Interesting facts about Deepika Padukone I bet you didn’t know

Top facts about Deepika Padukone that most people don’t know

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest paid actress in India. She is a very talented actress and has received many awards including three Filmfare Awards. Deepika also features in the list of India’s most popular and attractive personalities. Everyone knows her but, there are some facts about Deepika Padukone that most of the people don’t know. She is currently the most followed Bollywood actress on Instagram with 20.5 million followers.

So read the full article and see what are some of the most interesting facts about Deepika Padukone that you may not know.

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Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 5, 1986. Her family moved to Bangalore when she was 11 months old.

Her debut film was not Om Shanti Om but, a Kannada film Aishwarya.

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This super star was supposed to make her Bollywood debut in the film Saawariya. But, Sanjay Leela Bhansali choose to sign Sonam Kapoor instead of Deepika. Interestingly, her debut film Om Shanti Om and Sawaariya released on the same day and Deepika’s film did better at the Box Office.
She has adopted a village in Ambegaon, Maharashtra to provide the residents with the basic amenities like water and electricity etc.

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Beauty queen Deepika is the daughter of ace Badminton player Prakash Padukone and was a National level Badminton player. She is also a state level Baseball player.
She was not the first choice for Rohit Shetty’s film Chennai Express. The original choice was Kareena Kapoor.

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Deepika also supports Olympic Gold Quest which is her father’s charitable institute that focuses on the betterment of the life of upcoming competent Indian athletes.
Farah Khan first discovered Deepika in a music video of Himesh Reshammiya “Naam Hai Tera”.