Birthday Special: Best performances of Deepika Padukone!
Deepika Padukone made her Bollywood debut with Farah Khan's Om Shanti Om. She started her career as a model and appeared in a few music videos also. For the past 13 years, the actress has been in the industry and has delivered various outstanding performances. Today, as Deepika marks her 35th birthday, let us just look at the actress' standout performances here.
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Deepika debuted her acting career in B-town with this film, and as Om Shanti Om's trailer and songs came out, everybody appreciated the stunning looks of Deepika and her dance skills. But after watching the movie, the audience came to realize that Deepika is not only a sweet face but also a true artist.
After Love Aaj Kal, there was a time when the diva faced a downfall in her career but in 2012, Deepika was absolutely magnificent as Veronica and showed her fortitude as an actress once again. In her career, it was Cocktail that became a tipping point and so there was no going back for her.
Goliyon Ki Raas Leela Ram-Leela (2013)
The vibrant sprinkling Gujarati Romeo & Juliet, where Deepika gracefully performed Garba, is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon Ki Raas Leela Rama Leela'. No wonder Ranveer Singh fell in love with her as she swung with majestic grace into beats. Deepika attempted to get rampant in the rest of the score. The film was a massive success at the box office, and Deepika and Ranveer's Jodi was loved by the moviegoers.
Chennai Express (2013)
And that is where Deepika's funny side was found. She played the role of a South Indian runaway bride who grabbed the attraction of the audience with her accent, comedic timing, and her silly way to handle things.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Deepika Padukone gained international applause for her Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' performance. It's one of Bollywood's best romantic comedy-drama films, in which the audience enjoyed Ranbir Kapoor's and Deepika Padukone's chemistry with great enthusiasm.
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
In Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani, Deepika Padukone plays Mastani on the big screen. She was incredible in each and every scene in the film, from her stunning dance on Deewani Mastani to her impressive sword-fighting scenes with the Bajirao's family, everything is commendable.
Deepika Padukone appeared in Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' back in 2015. The story revolved around a working girl with an absurdly demanding dad, and Deepika nailed it in the film as Piku. For her role in the film, she received various awards also.
In 2015, apart from Piku Deepika was also seen in another superhot movie, Imtiaz Ali's Tamasha. And her performance in that was actually an award deserving work. It's one of the most layered characters on the big screen that Deepika has played.
With this character of a firebrand queen trapped with a nerdy king-husband, Sanjay Bhansali's 'Padmaavat', Deepika has done a praiseworthy work in this flick. She had to fight with a vicious lustful invader all on her own. While performing the role, her eyes were meant to be blowing a burning fury. Her acting mark the question among the audience that Girl, where has the passion been?
With Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak, when it comes to tough roles, Deepika Padukone has once again built a name for herself. It proved that there is no question that she was one of Bollywood's most successful actresses.
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