5: Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone, an Indian film actress, is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, who features in most of the listings of popular and attractive personalities in the world. Here are 30 interesting facts about the actress: Padukone was a state level badminton player turned model and a top-level Bollywood star, who is presently pursuing the acting career in Hollywood. She was born on January 05, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has a younger sister, Anisha Padukone budding golfer. Her surname Padukone is the name of the village near Kundapura in Udupi district in Karnataka, India.
Her father Prakash Padukone is a former international badminton player of repute and her mother Ujjala is the travel agent. Her father won the men’s singles title at the All England Championship in 1980. Padukone dis her schooling at ‘Sophia High School and pre-university education at ‘Mount Carmel College, Bangaluru, India. As a child she was introduced to modeling, appearing for a couple of advertising campaign. In 2004 she became fulltime model under fashion stylist and choreographer, Prasad Bidapa and gained popularity with soap ‘Liril’ commercial. Padukone won the ‘Model of the Year’ award at the 2005 Kingfisher Fashion Awards. She had made her modeling debut earlier in the year at the ‘Lakme Fashion Week.’