The girl who broke into Bollywood eleven years back with the film Om Shanti Om has broken the hearts of her male fans marrying Ranveer couple of months back. The leggy ass stepped into a new phase of her life and celebrating the first birthday with her hubby. Any guesses who that charming lady is?? Yes, she is none other than Deepika Padukone who is turning a year older today i.e January 5.
Apart from Bollywood career, the actress also made inroads into Hollywood and was a part of XxX: Return Of Xander Cage where she starred opposite Vin Diesel.
So, on this special day, we are here with the best roles played by the leggy lass Deepika in her decade-long career.
1. Om Shanti Om
Deepika Padukone in her debut film as Shanti Priya mesmerised everyone and went on to become an overnight star. The actress in the role of the diva from the ’70s got nominated for several awards and was awarded her first ever Filmfare.
Deepika was given a chance to choose between the characters Veronica and Meera and she chose the first one as the character gives her a chance to prove herself as an actress and she was right. Deepika was on a strict diet to play the role and she was lauded for her commendable performance. The movie became a hit and from there on, there was no looking back for her.
3. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
The role Naina from YJHD earned her a huge fan base and the movie also brought a lot of changes in her career. Critics applauded her act in the movie as the best performance so far from the beginning of her career. How can we forget her emotional dialogue from this romantic comedy - “Mujhe Tumse Pyaar Hojayegaa… Phirse”
4. Chennai Express
The most entertaining role in the Deepika’s career is Meenamma alias Meenalochini Azhagusundaram. She was highly entertaining in the movie with her typical South Indian Hindi. Have you ever tried talking in Deepika and SRK’s antyakshari style?
5. Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
Deepika in the role of Leela from the movie which was an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet was simply stunning. The actress went on to win a Filmfare award in the ‘Best Actress’ category. She just nailed the Leela character.
Deepika carried that girl next door look effortlessly and she perfected her role of a daughter with much ease. The role earned her third Filmfare and not many from the current generation dare to do such kind of roles. Her no makeup look, casual attire and her character who cares for her father is lauded by many.
The Cocktail star was seen giving a settled performance in this romantic drama. Though the movie didn’t perform well, it was lauded for its lead actor’s performance and Deepika won Stardust award in the ‘Female Actor Of The Year’ category for the role she played.
8. Bajirao Mastani
Deepika spellbound everyone with her role Mastani. The actress was trained in horse-riding, sword-fighting and also Kalaripayattu to play the warrior princess. She was lauded for her subtle performance.
9. xXx: Return Of The Xander Cage
Deepika's Hollywood project opposite Vin Diesel, as Serena received laurels for her role portrayal. She was also nominated for Teen Choice Awards.
Despite many controversies around the prestigious project, the flick has made its way to the silver screen and broken the box office records. Deepika in the titular role as Padmavati outshone her caliber in bringing out the beauty of Rajput queen Rani Padmavati.
EeYuva once again wishes this Ranveer's heartthrob 'A Very Happy Birthday' and hope she continues to entertain us with her movies...
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