Deepika Padukone was born on 5th of January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is an Indian actress and model. She appears mostly in Hindi films, as well as Tamil and Kannada language films. Born to badminton player Prakash Padukone, she chose to become an actressIn 2006, Padukone made her acting debut through the Kannada film Aishwarya. The following year, she made her Hindi film debut in Om Shanti Om, for which she earned the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.
Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a former badminton player of international repute, and her mother is a travel agent. Padukone attended Sophia High School in Bangalore, and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. During the time of her film debut she was enrolled with the Indira Gandhi National Open University in Bachelors of Arts (Sociology)