From her most challenging role to the movie that changed her life, Deepika Padukone bares it all

Bollywood Feature

Bollywood’s leading lady Deepika Padukone is undoubtedly one of the most successful and talented actresses in the industry. The actress recently featured on the Vogue US cover, followed by the Vogue video, ’73 Questions With Deepika Padukone’, where the actress has opened up like never before.

When she was asked about her most challenging role, Deepika was quick to answer, “Padmaavat.” The actress played the role of the brave queen Rani Padmavati with poise and poignancy, and recently even took home the Zee Cine Best Actress Award for her performance.

Deepika has been in the industry for more than a decade and has been a contributor to many blockbuster hits. But when asked which film changed her life, the actress replied, “Cocktail.” Deepika’s role of Veronica is undoubtedly one of her most loved characters.

After Padmaavat, Deepika will now be seen on the big screen in Chhapaak. So when she was asked what one thing that she is most excited about in 2019, the answer came, “The film I am going to start working on.” Chhapaak is surely a special film for the actress as she is not just starring in it, but is also producing it. The Meghna Gulzar directorial will see Deepika playing the role of an acid attack survivor, clearly a strong role on the cards.

In 2018, with Padmaavat, Deepika made a mark, but she also had new a feather to her cap as she made it to the list of Time Magazine’s most influential people. When she was asked how it felt to make it there, the actress said, “I have to admit, I did feel a small sense of achievement.”

Achieving one remarkable feat after another, Deepika Padukone is on a global domination spree albeit at her own pace, just like she has achieved all her success till date. After garnering accolades such as being named among the 100 Most Influential people in the world by TIME, being counted among 14 Global stars by Vogue, or slaying it with her dynamic looks at the MET Gala and Cannes, Deepika Padukone is scaling a career graph like hitherto few have witnessed in Indian cinema.

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