Biography for DEEPIKA PADUKONE
Date of Birth: 1986, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height : 5' 9" 1/2"
Name : Kat
Was born in Copenhagen, Denmark
Deepika has a younger sister, Anisha
Favorite Films : Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Rang-e khoda (1999), Cinderella Man (2005), and Mary Poppins (1964).
Favorite Actor : Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Johnny Depp, Richard Gere, Brad Pitt, and Amitabh Bachchan.
Favorite Actress : Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, Sushmita Sen, and Juhi Chawla.
Loves music, eating, sleeping, and watching movies.
Plays a little bit of basketball, tennis, throw ball and baseball.
She played state level badminton till the 10th standard. Then she had to study for her ICSE board exams, so she stopped playing for three months. She never considered taking it up as a career because she was never interested in a professional sport. She took up modeling as a hobby, but later realized she wanted to do it professionally.
Attended Sophia High School in Bangalore and later did her undergraduate studies from Mount Carmel College.
Her mother is a travel agent while her father, a badminton player, played at the international level for India and won the All England Championship in 1980.
Indian SuperModel, Spokesmodel of Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste, Limca, Jewels of India, Parachute's Advanced Massager, Levi Strauss (India) Pvt. Ltd., and Maybelline.
Favorite Indian designers : Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal.
Five favorite songs : Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein from Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976), Pehla Nasha from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Angel by Lionel Richie, Ankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si from Om Shanti Om (2007), and We Are The World by Michael Jackson.