Deepika Padukone was born January 5 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Although Deepika was born abroad, her family decided to move to Bangalore, India, when she was eleven months old. During her years in college, Deepika began to model for brands such as Liril, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca. Her breakthrough in the modeling industry was when she was awarded the title of “Model of the Year” during the 5th annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
She spearheaded her acting career starring next to Shahrukh Khan in 2006 in the hit film Om Shanti Om. Since then, other hit movies she has starred in Bachna Ae Haseeno 2008 and Love Aaj Kal 2009. Deepika is considered to be a serious threat in Bollywood as she has both brains and beauty.