The quintessential reigning Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is ruling the charts for quite some time now. She is one of the highest paid actresses in India. Daughter of veteran badminton player Prakash Padukone, initially she started her career as a badminton player.She even played at national levels. But gradually she moved into modeling and the rest is history. Recently she ventured into Hollywood and have cast a spell in XXX-The return of Xander Cage. Deepika Padukone spoke about her battle with depression and she is the founder of “Live Love and Laugh” foundation.
She starred in a number of films, but there are some of the top 7 roles of Deepika Padukone that will be always be remembered.
Directed by Shoojit Sircar, she essayed the role of a prabashi Bengali girl. Also starred Amitabh Bachchan as the grumpy old father. In spite of the ensemble star cast, she brilliantly showcased her acting skills. Starting from her looks to the way she portrayed her character, everything was perfect. She bagged a Filmfare for her role.
2. Lafangey Parindey
It’s a Hindi romantic drama directed by Pradeep Sircar. She essayed the role of a blind skater. Playing a role of a visually challenged girl is very challenging, but she pulled it off brilliantly. She learned to skate in very short time and performed some heavy duty skating scenes with equal aplomb.
This film was one of the turning points of her career. She played the role of a sexy bold and an independent girl who does not care about the world. Donning a character like this needs lots of confidence and a certain kind of personality, through this role she proved herself that she can portray any character.
4. Galiyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela
Another fantastic film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Starred Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh as the lead pair. This is the Hindi version of Romeo and Juliet. This film was critically acclaimed and was one of the highest-grossing films. She was praised by all for her acting skills.
Another memorable role of Deepika Padukone, directed by Imtiaz Ali. She played the love interest of Ranbir Kapoor. Though the film was about Ranbir Kapoor and his journey, Deepika fantastically portrayed her role. This film was also critically acclaimed.
6. Finding Fanny
After Cocktail Homi Adjania again collaborated with Deepika Padukone in this film. The film has an ensemble cast like Saif Ali Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia and Arjun Kapoor. She played the role of a young widow Goan girl. In spite of the fantastic star cast, she created her own presence with her acting.
7. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
It’s a romantic comedy-drama film by Ayan Mukherjee. It’s a story of 5 friends where Deepika and Ranbir Kapoor played the lead role. She played the role of a nerdy doctor and how she discovered herself on a holiday. Her chemistry with Ranbir Kapoor is sure to watch out for. She was also appraised, for her look in the film.