Very recently, the two love birds were spotted on the Mumbai Airport while they were leaving for her birthday celebrations. The actress turned 37 today while she celebrates her birthday today, January 5.
Deepika Padukone made her acting debut with Farah Khan’s Om Shanti Om, featuring Shah Rukh Khan. Deepika, before entering Bollywood was a model and was also seen in many TV commercials in the 2000s. Currently, she is amongst the highest-paid actors in the Bollywood industry.
Deepika’s first ever television commercial was a tooth paste branding advertisement. The advertisement went on air in the year 2004 where the actress was seen dancing in the bathroom long with an animated Close-up toothpaste.
Over the following few years, Deepika Padukone gained notoriety for her TV ads for companies like Limca in addition to walking the runway at fashion events for some of the biggest designers in the nation.
In the Limca advertisement, the actress was seen dancing in the rain and jumping in puddles of the muddy water on the road. During the commercial, the actress drank the entire bottle of Limca.
Another old ad showed Deepika promoting a Chennai-based clothing store called Naihaa. The commercial showed her as a modern woman with a career in the corporate world, who is still connected to her Indian roots. She meets a prospective groom in the ad, who seemed as impressed with her.
The older daughter of Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone, Deepika, played badminton at the national level prior to becoming a model. Deepika transitioned to acting following years of modelling. Since her debut in Om Shanti Om 15 years ago, Deepika has portrayed both a movie star and an actress paid to impersonate the same movie star.
Since then she has worked with some of the most-acclaimed directors of Bollywood – from Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat) to Shoojit Sircar (Piku). Deepika was last seen in Gehraiyaan (2022), which also featured Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. The film was directed by Shakun Batra, and backed by Karan Johar. She will next be seen with Shah Rukh Khan in Pathaan, which is set to be released on January 25. She also has Fighter with Hrithik Roshan, among other upcoming projects.