10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone – Lesser Known Facts

10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone – Lesser Known Facts

10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone

10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone is an Indian Bollywood actress, mode and a top rated Bollywood star. She has starred in many successful movies like Om Shanti Om, Chennai Express and Cocktail and others. One of Bollywood’s most beloved beauties Deepika Padukone has billions of fans following around the world. And it’s for these fans that we’ve compiled this list of 10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone. Here is lesser Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone that you might find surprising on your part:

10 Interesting Unknown Facts About Deepika Padukone

  1. Badminton is not the only sport Deepika played

Deepika is also a sporty kind of a woman and loves playing badminton. Daughter of ace Badminton player, Deepika Padukone went on to become a national level badminton player. However, what many of the people don’t know that she also played baseball before in a state level competition.

  1. Farah Khan Decided to cast Deepika in her film after watching a Music Album

Before her Bollywood debut, Deepika Padukone starred in a Himesh Reshammiya video song titled, ‘Naam Hai Tera Tera’. It was in this video that Farah Khan noticed her and decided to cast Deepika in her film.

  1. She learned acting from Anupam Kher and dancing from Shiamak Davar

She is a pass out from Anupam Kher’s acting school. Besides, the credit behind her stunning moves goes to the dance maestro Shiamak Davar.

Deepika Padukone Net Worth

  1. Deepika Padukone Has Adopted a Village to Provide the Villagers with The Basic Amenities

She has adopted a village in Ambegaon, Maharashtra, to provide the residents with the basic amenities (including ample supply of water and electricity needs). In addition, Deepika is also associated with her father’s initiative, Olympic Gold Quest – An organization which works towards the betterment of Indian athletes. This non-profit organization dedicated to helping Indian Athletes win olympic Medals

  1. Deepika Padukone was not the original choice for Chennai Express

The latest blockbuster Bollywood film titled Chennai Express was supposed to be not a movie project for Deepika. However, the original choice for Rohit Shetty’s Chennai Express was not Deepika but Kareena Kapoor Since the original leading lady Kareena Kapoor was very busy, Deepika was chosen to be the substitute.

  1. Liril Ad – Deepika’s Ticket to Name and Fame

Deepika’s first major hit was not ‘Om Shanti Om’. It was a commercial for Liril soap. Initially, the brand was endorsed by Aishwarya Rai, and after her Deepika was roped in for the colourful “oof yu maa!” ad for Liril Orange and became popular only after she did the Lyril Orange ad

Deepika Padukone Biography

  1. She was supposed to Debut in SLB’s “Saawariya”

Reportedly Sanjay Leela Bhansali had shortlisted Deepika Padukone for his film Saawariya. But Bhansali decided to sign Sonam and Ranbir instead. Interestingly, Deepika’s Bollywood debut film ‘Om Shanti Om’ released on the same day as Saawariya and the film turned out to be the more successful than SBL’s film.

  1. Born in Denmark

The diva of the Bollywood Deepika was on born 5th January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family, moved back to India, Bangalore when Deepika was 11 months old.

  1. Hindi is not her First Language

Her mother tongue is Konkani, a minority language in Karnataka, India.

Deepika Padukone Award List

  1. Writing Skills

Deepika Padukone was hired by Hindustan Times in 2009 to write a weekly lifestyle column. Deepika has also written many opinion columns and has been seen giving valuble advice on women’s health and fitness magazines.

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