It has been 10 years since Deepika Padukone marked her Bollywood debut with Om Shanti Om in 2007. Deepika’s Bollywood journey is no less than a dream and the girl sure has come a long way since then. From being launched with SRK to playing a role opposite Vin Diesel in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, the actress has been successful in surprising us with her excellent performances.
Here is a glimpse of the roles that define the fact that Deepika Padukone is a versatile actress throughout her Bollywood career.
Deepika Padukone played the bold and independent character of Veronica in Cocktail. This character discarded her performance zone proving the fact that the actress was more than just a girl next door persona. This movie gave the much-needed mileage to her career.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
This Sanjay Leela Bhansali venture turned out to be a huge milestone in Deepika’s career. The actress killed it with her gorgeous looks, dance moves and acting talents proving that there is still a long way for her to go. She played the role of Leela, a Gujarati girl opposite Ranveer Singh.
Deepika Padukone played the character of a south Indian girl in this Rohit Shetty flick. The actress performed better than anyone else with just the perfect comic timing and walked away with the film. Her south Indian accent and gorgeous Indian looks were no less than a magical add-on for her fans.
Mastani a.k.a. Deepika Padukone looked like a beautiful dream in yet another Sanjay Leela Bhansali enterprise, Bajirao Mastani. This historical character has been one of the most epic roles played by Deepika Padukone. She carried off the Mastani oomph factor like no other.
Deepika bagged the Filmfare Best Actress award for her role in Piku. Need we say more? This movie beyond doubt made it to the list of one of her most entertaining films ever. The actress played the character of a Bengali girl looking just every bit of Bengali beauty.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
The audience’s love for the character ‘Naina’ in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani has been impeccable. Apart from being one of the biggest blockbusters in Bollywood, this movie turned out to be a fashion hit. Be it Deepika’s extraordinary Indian attire or the sweet girl ensemble, every outfit was a Yay!
Om Shanti Om
Deepika Padukone marked her Bollywood debut with Om Shanti Om in 2007. She played the retro character named “Shanti Priya” that blew the mind of the audience. With this power-packed performance, she had declared that she was here to stay.
Breaking the stereotypes, Deepika Padukone will be seen performing the character of ‘Rani Padmavati’ in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next directorial venture, Padmavati. The actress will be seen in yet another gorgeous Indian look. We can’t wait for her new venture to be out soon!
Which is your favorite character played by Deepika Padukone in Bollywood?