Deepika Padukone: Top 5 Roles That Show Her Versatility As An Actor

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Started her career in Om Shanti Om, these are some movies starring Deepika Padukone that prove that she is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood.

Written By Kashmira Patil | Mumbai | Updated On:
Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is reportedly one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood currently. She started her career in the film industry with her first movie Om Shanti Om, where she was featured alongside Shah Rukh Khan. She won fans' and critics' hearts alike with her very first movie. 

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Deepika Padukone is known for her versatile characters. Here are some listed below.

#1. Chhapaak:

Chhapaak is Deepika Padukone's upcoming film. The film poster shared by Deepika, she looks  In the film, Deepika will be seen portraying the role of an acid attack survivor. The story is based on an inspiring real-life story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Deepika in the movie will be playing the role of Malti which is inspired from Laxmi. The movie is expected to release on January 10, 2020. 

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#2. Padmaavat:

In Padmaavat, Deepika was seen portraying the role of a legendary Rajput queen who was known for her beauty. The movie received a lot of opposition from the Rajput caste organisations. The movie later released with some cuts but was a huge blockbuster according to Box Office India. Deepika's role in the movie was very well appreciated by the fans as well as the audience. The movie featured Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor alongside Deepika in the pivotal roles.

#3. Bajirao Mastani:

Movie starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra was a massive hit. The movie was a historic drama based on the life of Maratha Peshwa Bajirao. Deepika in the movie portrayed the role of Mastani, who is the daughter of Maharaja Chhatrasal and the second wife of Maratha Warrior Bajirao. Deepika's role in the movie won the audiences' hearts. The audience appreciated Priyanka and Deepika both the female lead actors. 

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#4. Happy New Year:

The movie is a comedy movie and had a popular star cast including Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Jackie Shroff. In the movie, Deepika portrayed the role of a bar dancer who is impressed when she listens to people speak fluent English. Deepika Padukone's role in the movie got the audience laughing hard. 

#5. Chennai Express:

Chennai Express is also a comedy movie also starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika in the pivotal roles. In the movie, Deepika played the role of a South Indian girl. Deepika was seen carrying a lovely accent that was flowing naturally throughout the movie and did not seem forced at all. 

#6. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani:

One of the best movies of Deepika Padukone has to be Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. The audience fell in love with Deepika's character as Naina Talwar. Deepika as Naina is a very studious and simple girl. She is also secretly in love with Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) but accepts his choices and decides not to tell him so that he can fulfil his dreams. 

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