New Delhi [India], Oct. 17 : Deepika Padukone, who is gearing up for her Hollywood debut in ' xXx: The Return of Xander Cage', recently revealed that she was allowed to flaunt her natural accent in the movie.
In a candid talk with Pinkvilla, the 30-year-old star expressed "great pride" in playing an Indian girl in the D. J. Caruso directed flick saying, "I get to be myself."
"That is one of the aspects that drew me to the script and attracted me to do this film, the fact that for once, I was allowed to be myself is fantastic. I was allowed to flaunt that I am Indian," she said.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 16 : Deepika Padukone recently joined Salman Khan on the first episode of ' Bigg Boss 10' and seemed to have graced the show with her usual glamour and style.
The 30-year-old star's frequent stylist, Shaleena Nathani, posted on Instagram a picture of the actress donning a black and golden dress by French fashion house Balmain. The actress teamed it with a pair of thigh high Italian Sergio Rossi boots.
The stylist captioned the picture, "BOSS LADY @deepikapadukone for Bigboss."
New Delhi [India], Oct. 15 : Deepika Padukone will reportedly kick start Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie 'Padmavati' with a traditional Rajasthani dance called ` ghoomar'.
According to a leading daily, the 30-year-old star has already done a look test for the film and co-stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor will be doing the same in the coming days.
"Both have been growing their beards and hair to play their respective characters -Shahid as Rajput king Rana Ratan Singh of Chittor and Ranveer as the Sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji," a source said.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 6 : Deepika Padukone recently teased her eager fans with a movie teaser from her upcoming Hollywood debut in the xXx franchise.
The 30-year-old actress Instagrammed a short video clip of herself flaunting her bold avatar as Serena Unger and flashing three words, 'fearless, reckless, relentless' fading in and out after one another while the fit and hot beauty appears in the background.
Deepika captioned the teaser, "#Serena #xXx: Return of Xander Cage."
New Delhi [India], Oct.4 : The latest buzz from B-Town is that the gorgeous Deepika Padukone has given food for thought in the campaign to her fashion line brand, 'All About You - by Deepika Padukone.'
Bollywood diva's fashion brand for women, in association with Myntra today launched its first brand campaign highlighting its core philosophy.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : With 'Mirzya' on its verge to release, film's lead actor Harshvardhan Kapoor has become quite famous among the ladies and the recent one to join his fan-club is B-town's one of the most desirable diva Deepika Padukone.
The 30-year-old actress expressed her admiration on social media when a popular critic wrote that the 25-year-old actor is going to be around for a while.
Seconding the belief, the 'Piku' star tweeted "Couldn't agree more" along with a heart.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : Deepika Padukone has recently been featured in a commercial of Britannia Good day biscuit pertaining to their new campaign, 'Smile More for a Good Day'.
The team of Britannia always felt that the ' Bajirao Mastani' actress was the perfect choice for the Smile Campaign.
The ad showcases the dimpled beauty urging people to smile more and be happy; she believes that a smile can attain things which a thousand words can't.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 26 : After Deepika Padukone, Bollywood's one of the most talked-about person Karan Johar spoke up about the years of clinical depression he went through.
In a recent interview with Barkha Dutt for NDTV, the 44-year-old filmmaker revealed about the issues he went through until quite recently.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 3 : After making international headlines with her elegant style and much-awaited Hollywood debut 'XXX: The Return of Xander Cage' opposite Vin Diesel, Deepika Padukone recently visited the US consulate office in Mumbai.
The news was shared on Twitter by the consulate through their official social media handle while expressing gratitude towards the 30-year-old star for bringing Bollywood to Hollywood.
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep. 2, : Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone recently disclosed that photo- sharing site Instagram is her favourite social networking platformn and interestingly the leggy lass is also the most followed Indian star on the site with 10.7 million followers.
"If I had to choose one platform, I think it would be Instagram because I think pictures really speak a thousand words," said the 30-year-old actress in an interview with the Paper Magazine.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Actress Diana Penty is more than happy for her "Cocktail" co-star Deepika Padukone for her "great achievement" of making her Hollywood debut with the film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage".
Diana, who ventured into Bollywood in 2012 with "Cocktail" starring alongside Deepika and Saif Ali Khan, says she is proud of the "Bajirao Mastani" star.
New Delhi: Maverick filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's yet another period drama 'Padmavati' has been hogging all the limelight from day one. The movie in all probabilities will see a reunion of the super successful trio of Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and director SLB.
Earlier, this trio has worked in successful ventures such as 'Ram-Leela' and 'Bajirao Mastani'. The buzz is also strong that actor Shahid Kapoor might be roped in to play an important role in the film as well.
Mumbai, Aug 24 : After her dominance at the Box Office and all premium award shows of the country, Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone has acquired a place among the world's highest-paid actresses with a $10 million debut in Forbes Magazine list.
According to Forbes Magazine, Deepika is the only newcomer to the Worlds Highest-Paid Actresses ranking and the only Indian star to make the cut.
She has acquired the 10th position.
Deepika debuted in the Bollywood film industry with Om Shanti Om in 2007.
New Delhi, Aug. 24 : Joining the league of Hollywood A-listers, Deepika Padukone recently made her way to the most coveted list of world's highest-paid actresses by Forbes.
While American actress Jennifer Lawrence topped the list for the second consecutive year with a whooping 46 million dollar payday, the 30-year old Bollywood actress is at the tenth spot with gross earnings of 10 million dollars.
Mumbai: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has begun work on building a set for his next magnum opus "Padmavati" at Mehboob Studios here, even as an official announcement about the cast is still awaited.
"The set is being made for 'Padmavati'. The work started few days ago and it is likely to be completed in another two-three weeks. The shoot is likely to begin from next month so the set is getting ready at the earliest," sources close to the film, said.
However, they refused to divulge details on what kind of set up is coming up stating that "it's too early to say anything."
New Delhi, Aug. 19 : Deepika Padukone, who has added almost all the feathers to her success-hat, recently revealed the unfulfilled wish she has in her career so far.
Speaking to Filmfare, the 30-year-old actress said, "I wish I had worked with Yashji (Chopra). He was very fond of me and I was of him."
She also revealed that though the showbiz world is not as smooth as it seems, she has met some genuine people in the industry.
"The industry has been a place where I've met some warm and genuine people,"
said the actress.
Mumbai: Their first collaboration "Shoebite" never made it to the screen but filmmaker Shoojit Sircar says he considers "Piku" and upcoming thriller "Pink" as his "repay" to megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
"Piku," starring Bachchan as a hypochondriac father with Deepika Padukone, was a box office success, while "Pink," which is produced by Sircar, will see the 73-year-old actor in the role of a lawyer.
"That shoe is still biting," Bachchan said when asked about their unreleased film at the trailer launch of "Pink".
Mumbai, Aug 10 : Actress Diana Penty is proud of her "Cocktail" co-star Deepika Padukone, who is set to make her Hollywood debut in "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage".
Talking about Deepika's growth as an actress, Diana told IANS: "It's been superb. It's absolutely great and she should pat herself on the back. I am proud of her. So yes, I definitely look up to her in terms of the kind of work she has been doing lately."
Diana is also excited about her own film "Happy Bhag Jayegi".
Mumbai, Jul 24 - Actress Deepika Padukone has lauded her "Piku" co-star Irrfan Khan's film "Madaari", hailing it as a movie which will "stir" people emotionally.
The thriller-drama talks about taking a stand and shouldering responsibility, while it also showcases the bond between a father and son.
The "Bajirao Mastani" actress, who starred opposite Irrfan in Shoojit Sircar's "Piku" last year, said "Madaari" will get the viewers thinking.
New Delhi, July 21 : If you were wondering where is Deepika Padukone in the recently-released trailer of her Hollywood debut ' xXx: Return Of Xander Cage,' then the mystery ends as she has confirmed that there's more to come.
When quizzed about the same yesterday at India Couture Week 2016, the 30-year-old star told the media here, "There's lot of time for the film to release; there's six months more. Every few days we will keep putting up a lot of content. It's also about the film- its return of the film, its 'Return of Xander Cage.' So things will come up slowly."
New Delhi, July 21 : Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra showcased his latest collection "The Persian Story" at the FDCI India Couture Week 2016 and actors Deepika Padukone and Fawad Khan turned to be the perfect showstoppers for the collection.
The showcase was held at the Taj Palace here on Wednesday, where the suave looking Pakistani star was welcomed to the ramp by loud cheers and whistles from the crowd as he walked in a black Kurta and deep maroon palazzo-pyjama and opened the grand show for the designer.
New Delhi, July 21 : All the Deepika-Ranveer fans, rejoicing their engagement news that was doing the rounds recently, have to pause and give it a look; the leggy lass has put all speculations to rest.
The 30-year-old actress, addressing the rumours last night, said, "There is no such plan (marriage) any time soon. I am not pregnant, I am not getting married and I am not engaged."
The 'Mastani' of Bollywood turned the showstopper for ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra on the first day of the FDCI India Couture Week 2016, donning a red traditional wear.
Mumbai, July 19 : Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone wished her "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" co-star Vin Diesel on his 49th birthday. She says he has the kindest heart.
The "Piku" actress wished Happy Birthday to Diesel, who turned a year older on Monday, via Instagram. She even shared a photograph of herself with "The Pacifier" star.
Deepika shared a still from her upcoming international debut film in which Diesel can be seen embracing her.
"Happy Happy Birthday to the man with the kindest most generous heart! I love you Teddy! Vin Diesel," she captioned the image.
Mumbai, July 15 : Indian actress Deepika Padukone has unveiled the logo of her upcoming debut international film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage", where she will be seen sharing screen space with Hollywood star Vin Diesel. Deepika, who will play the character named Serena Unger in the upcoming international film, revealed the animated logo of her film on her official Instagram account.
New Delhi, Jul 14 : 'Bajirao' Ranveer Singh, who never misses a chance to show his feelings for his 'Mastani' Deepika Padukone, preferred dodging questions on their recent marriage rumours. According to Pinkvilla, when the 31-year-old actor was quizzed about this at the Mumbai airport today, he said, "Arre yaar, main abhi toh aaya hun aur neend bhi poori nahi hui hai aur tu shuru hogaya! (I have just arrived back in Mumbai. I haven't even got enough sleep and you have started)."
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