12 Lesser Known Facts about Deepika Padukone!!

Deepika made her debut as the main lead actress in movie “Om Shanti Om” and even received Filmfare award for her first movie. Deepika won hearts of people.

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In 2007, Deepika made her debut as the main lead actress in movie “Om Shanti Om” and even received Filmfare award for her first movie. Deepika won hearts of people while she was working in movies and after “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and “Chennai Express” the actress has an irreplaceable place in our hearts. She proves to be the best and makes India proud so today we’ll tell you some things about Deepika that will make your love her even more!! Let’s know some secrets of “Dimple wali smile” wali Deepika.

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1. Deepika has acted opposite Shahrukh Khan in 3 movies in only 7 years!! This is rare for any next gen actress since working opposite Khans is the only thing Bollywood divas dream of!!

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2. Deepika is the founder of live laugh love foundation. The foundation is her way to reach out to those dealing with depression. Since she has her own survivor story of fighting with depression, she brought live laugh love foundation for telling the importance of mental health in our society.

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3. Deepika has adopted a village in Ambegaon in Maharashtra to help them with their water and electricity needs. Not only this, she is also involved with her father’s organization named Olympic gold quest which is working towards the betterment of Indian athletes.

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4. Deepika has never been paired with Salman Khan because of her proximity to Shahrukh Khan. Since Salman Khan never works with actresses who work closely with Shahrukh Khan such as Priyanka Chopra or Anushka Sharma, Deepika was naturally never thought of acting opposite him.

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5. She never trusts people easily and one should work on getting it right with her and she isn’t spontaneously friendly according to her close friends.

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6. Deepika played national level badminton and state level basketball.

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7. Deepika wasn’t the first choice for Chennai Express opposite Shahrukh Khan but Kareena Kapoor Khan was! But Deepika told us that nobody could else be the best Meenama but herself.

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8. Deepika is related to the legendary Filmmaker Guru Dutt, whose real name was Vasanth Padukone.  

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9. She is the only Actress in Indian Film industry whose back to back films collected a total of 500 crore Rupees and that too in a single year. The incident happened in 2013, for movies like Race 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express and Ram Leela.

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10. Her debut movie was supposed to be “Saawariya” and not Om shanti Om but the director wanted to launch Anil Kapoor’s daughter Sonam Kapoor in the movie. The fate so happened that both the movies were released on the same day.

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11. While offering Cocktail, Deepika was asked to choose either of the 2 female roles available and she chose to play Veronica! People agreed that Veronica couldn’t have been more beautiful and she proved herself once again in the movie.

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12. While answering in an interview about her breakup with Ranbir Kapoor, she said that Ranbir cheated on her not once but many times. When she understood that the problem was not with her or their relationship she caught him herself and later even Ranbir Kapoor agreed to what Deepika said.

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Simran is studying psychology in Nagpur. She loves to observe things and is curious about everything. An avid learner and a foodie, she loves to read and sleep.