#10YearsofDeepikaPadukone: Her journey from 'ShantiPriya' to 'Rani Padmini'

Nov 09, 2017, 20:04 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Deepika Padukone has been mesmerising us since past 10 years and it just seems like yesterday. The long-legged beauty first entered our lives on November 9, 2007, and is here to stay forever. With ‘Om Shanti Om’, Deepika wooed everyone with her dimples and that beautiful smile. Today Deepika Padukone is known by all and has become the talk of the town. Every character she plays becomes iconic, be it ‘chashmish’ (spectacled) Naina or warrior princess ‘Mastani’.

Here are 10 reasons why Deepika Padukone is an unforgettable name:

10 years of Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone

Mesmerising Beauty

The smile that reflects in her eyes to the devastating dimples, she redefines beauty. Elegance is a synonym for this tall lady. Her warmth is felt every time she is on the set and charms everybody with her grace.

Dancing Diva

Deepika has danced on some amazing songs and yes we cannot forget her sizzling dance moves. With chartbusters like Balam Pichkara, Nagada, Deewani Mastani and Lovely, her list is always growing.

Brave and Courageous

Deepika is one of the rare celebrities who has openly discussed about her struggles. She fearlessly spoke about her battle with depression and anxiety. Deepika started Live Love Laugh, a foundation to reach out people and help them overcome depression. She broke the taboo and made people believe that it is normal to feel depressed.

Conquering Millions of hearts

Deepika has won millions of hearts not overnight but with her constant dedication and hardwork. She has crossed many rough patches and emerged as a winner.

Humongous Fan following

Over the years, Deepika has created a special place in the hearts of her fans. Today producers invest unimaginable amount of money on her with the trust they have built in her. The actress has established her self not only with her pretty face but also the power packed performances. She can play anything from Piku to Mastani, Deepika can embrace any character.

Sense of Choice

Deepika is one of the actress who is known for her sense of choice. She has picked up some amazing scripts which define her as an actress either for her character or the story line. From 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' to 'Bajirao Mastani', she has never failed to impress her admirers.

Connected to her roots

Deepika has never failed to be the perfect daughter and sister. Despite her busy schedule, she has always taken time out for her family. She has always been a family girl and loves to spend time in her hometime, Bangalore, with her loved ones.

Positive attitude

Deepika has the most positive attitude. She has never believed in giving up. Being a fighter, Deepika has always come up overcoming her failures and she never refrained from accepting her failure. She has always been a fighter in reel and real life.

Grounded always

Deepika is one of the actress on whom the filmmakers know they can depend on. She has always been grounded and never taken her commitments for granted. She stands out from the rest for her thoughtfulness and responsible behaviour.

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