Deepika Padukone has slated India’s leading newspaper, The Times of India, for posting a picture of Deepika to their Twitter account with the caption ‘OMG Deepika Padukone’s Cleavage show’ and a link to a report! The Bollywood actress hit out at the daily newspaper, defending herself against the disrespectful post, gaining India-wide support from fans and celebrities alike. Deepika’s response to the post definitely created a stir and even resulted in a twitter hashtag in her support – #IStandWithDeepikaPadukone. We certainly stand by Deepika – and here is why she is a lot more than just cleavage!
1. Whilst working on the movie ‘Ram Leela’ with Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh described her as “Disciplined, grounded, humble and hard-working”.
2. Deepika has featured in 4 of the most successful Bollywood movies of 2013 (3/4 were in top 10 highest grossing of 2013); Ram Leela, Chennai Express, Race 2 and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Race 2 was the first Bollywood movie to enter the infamous 100 crore club and Chennai Express (until the release of Krrish 3) was the highest grossing Bollywood film worldwide.
3. Not only is she a budding actress, Deepika has tried her hand at writing. She used to write a lifestyle supplement for an Indian daily newspaper.
4. Deepika took after her father in some respects. Her father played badminton on an international level and Deepika once took up the sport, even playing at national level!
5. Before she made it as an actress, Deepika Padukone was a model. She debuted at Lakme Fashion week in 2005 and was shortly named model of the year. Deepika is currently the face of many brands including the designer label Hermes and skin care products from Garnier.
6. In 2008 Deepika topped the Indian Maxim list of “Worlds Sexiest Women” and in 2010 she was voted the sexiest woman in the world by readers of FHM India.
7. Her hard work pays off and she is a face that the whole of India adore. So much so, she apparently made Rs. 5 crore for a Parachute advertisement in which she recently showed up in!
8. It may come as a surprise, but Deepika was actually born in Denmark in Europe! She moved back to Bangalore when she was 11 months old!
9. Deepika’s film debut was Om Shanti Om. Deepika starred opposite the so-called King of Bollywood – Shahrukh Khan. Pretty daunting for your first movie!
10. One of Deepika’s biggest celeb pals is Priyanka Chopra. The pair regularly sit together at award ceremonies and hang out at after parties.
So there you have it! 10 reasons why Deepika is more than just cleavage. She is a lot more than that, a talented actress, model, badminton player and even a writer! Not only that, she has some guts and has spoken the minds of a lot of women across the world! GO DEEPIKA! Let us know what you think about the incident and if you have any facts you’d like to share then you can post them on our Facebook, tweet them to us (@Yamgotv) or share them in the comments box below.
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