Watch the splendid performances of the dusty beauty Deepika Padukone, in the list of her top 10 movies
One of the highest-paid
Bollywood actresses who have given many commercially well critically acclaimed performances in her 15-year successful career is why she bagged a place in the list of top Googled Bollywood celebrities of 2022.
With hard work, determination, and dedication, she made a separate place for herself and didn’t let herself be typecast in Bollywood as a typical beauty used as a side prop in a movie. Slowly but steadily, actresses like
are bringing about change for future actors in Hindi Cinema. Deepika Padukone
Let us look at some of the most memorable and powerful performances with the Deepika Padukone movies in the Hindi Film Industry;
is a story of strength, inspiration, and bravery, an acid attack survivor who decides to fight for justice, not just for herself but for others like her.” Chhapaak
based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal, named ‘Malti’ in the movie, played by Deepika Padukone. Released on 10th January 2020, directed by Meghna Gulzar, Chhapaak is a crisp and engaging movie that comes along with an all-powerful social message.
a 19-year-old, was attacked with acid by a 32-year-old man who worked in her neighborhood, Naeem Khan after she rejected his romantic advances. Chhapaak is a realistic portrayal of the brutal aftermath of acid attacks.
Deepika Padukone, in one of the best performances of her career, did justice to Malti’s character by showing her raw emotions with honesty and empathy.
Stories like Chhapaak need to be told and heard more often.
casts real acid attack survivors, and the camera rests just as ‘normally’ on them as it does upon Malti’s face. You can watch Lakshmi’s inspiring story and Deepika’s stellar performance * on Disney + Hotstar.
“An endearing journey of an aging father, Amitabh Bachchan, and his young daughter,
, played by Deepika Padukone, is a comedy film released on 8th May 2015. The Deepika Padukone movies list cannot be completed without this movie.
played the role of a Irrfan Khan cab driver who got caught between the father-daughter duo and their nonstop fights while driving them to Calcutta. Bashkor (Amitabh Bachchan) is proud of his daughter, but both share a difficult relationship owing to their personality differences.
Both of them were compelled to address some issues during their journey to Calcutta.
Deepika confessed that Piku’s character is more relatable to her now than other characters she played in her 15-year career; she said, “I’m at an age where I feel a lot like Piku.”
Catch Piku on Sony Live to witness Bashkor, Piku, and their distinct relationship, and not to forget Irrfan Khan. The trio will bring tears to your eyes and will make sure you laugh till your belly hurts during those 2 hours.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
“This generation’s DDLJ !!
is one such movie that was houseful one week prior to its release.” The excited audience went in to see Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone together onscreen after their breakup but came out with huge smiles plastered on their faces.
This movie has romance, friendship, a ‘graduation trip’, a best friend’s wedding, drifting apart with friends, coming of age, etc…
You won’t just watch it; you’ll feel it, and you’ll live it. Whilst each character in the movie is unforgettable it was the chemistry of the lead pair, Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor, that was a major highlight. Ayan Mukherjee, director of the movie, said, “Deepika holds her own against Ranbir. People fell in love with Shah Rukh in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge due to Kajol, because of the way she falls in love with him. It’s the same with Ranbir. You love him because of Deepika.”
“Veronica!! Deepika Padukone’s iconic character changed her career trajectory. Barring Om Shanti Om, Bachna Ae Haseeno, and Love Aaj Kal, her other films before
Cocktail, were stereotypical Bollywood movies where the heroine gets saved by the hero in the end.” With Cocktail, Deepika managed to break her quintessential Bollywood heroine image and aced Veronica’s fun-loving, lively, high-on-life persona who makes her own rules and doesn’t shy away from breaking society’s rules. You can’t fit Veronica into a single mold; she is multilayered.
Deepika explored different shades of Veronica with ease and brought it so beautifully onscreen. Her outfits, bodycon mini dress or sequined gold outfit, or her hippie everyday outfits created a buzz as well. In her own words, “Veronica is completely different from anything that I have ever played on-screen. I could not relate to the character at all. That is the reason it was very challenging for me. Veronica is very fiery, feisty, and super confident. It was out of my comfort zone. I took a risk and went out of my comfort zone by deciding to essay Veronica.”
“Released on 18th December 2015,
is an epic historical romance film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. In true Bhansali style, this movie has passion, substance, glory, love, honor, and beauty.” Bajirao Mastani
It is the story of
Bajirao (Ranveer Singh), a heroic Maratha general, along with Mastani (Deepika Padukone), a beautiful warrior princess. While Bajirao is already married to Kashibai (Priyanka Chopra), that is not the only obstacle that stands between him and Mastani.
Bajirao is a Brahmin, and Mastani is half Rajput and half Muslim; hence Bajirao’s family is strictly against their union. The audience went gaga over Ranveer and Deepika’s chemistry; the oomph, depth, and beautiful portrayal of emotions these two offers are beyond perfection.
revisit the magic created by the entire team of Bajirao Mastani on JioCinemas for free and Voot, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube for a fee .
“Starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Jim Sarbh, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Anupriya Goenka among others,
Padmaavat, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, was released on 25th January 2018.”
Set in 1303 AD, in medieval Rajasthan,
Queen Padmavati (Deepika Padukone) was married to Maharawal Ratan Singh (Shahid Kapoor), noble and righteous.
On the other hand,
Sultan Alauddin Khilji (Ranveer Singh) was a manipulator and a barbaric tyrant. A banished priest from Maharawal Ratan’s court reaches out to Alauddin Khilji. He describes to him the exceptional beauty of Padmavati and the good luck she brings along to her husband’s life.
Khilji gets obsessed with Padmavati, and a
massive war takes place between Alauddin and Maharawal Ratan Singh. What happens next? Who won? Did Khilji win Padmavati? To get answers to these questions, watch Padmaavat on Amazon Prime Video.
Interesting trivia about the movie, Deepika Padukone charged Rs. 12 crores for the movie, more than Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh.
“ , as a movie, is considered ahead of its time, and some critics predict Tamasha to go down memory lane as a path-breaking movie of its time.”
Imtiaz Ali’s romantic drama, Tamasha, brought together one of the audience’s favorite Jodi, Deepika Padukone, and Ranbir Kapoor. Tamasha promises good music, hard-hitting dialogues, and, not to forget, an amazing cast with a stellar performance. Released on 27th November 2015, Tamasha is Ved (Ranbir Kapoor) and Tara’s (Deepika Padukone) love story. Ved meets Tara while holidaying in Corsica, and both of them decide not to disclose their real identities to each other.
As a result,
Tara witnesses a new side of Ved, who is on a journey of self-discovery, that is very distinct from how he is in real life. What happens when Tara and Ved cross paths in Delhi? Watch on Netflix to find out!
Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
“Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magic brought the star couple together onscreen for the first time in
on 15th November 2013, and everyone is aware of the rest of their story.”
Indian adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Ram and Leela belong to the enemy families, Rajadi and Sanera, who have been at war with each other for around 500 years.
fall in love and fight with their families till the very end, but their love can’t soften their families’ hearts. As a result, R am and Leela make a sacrifice and kill each other to spread the message of love and sacrifice.
Catch the tragic yet magical love story of
Ram and Leela on JioCinemas for free and on Voot, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube with a subscription.
“Rohit Shetty brought back Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in an action comedy romantic film.
was released on 8th August 2013, with a budget of 70 crores INR, and it went on to earn a whopping 423 crores INR at the box office.”
It is the story of Rahul and Meena.
Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) is a young man who sets out to fulfill his late grandfather’s last wish of immersing his ashes at Rameshwaram.
In an interesting turn of events, he
helps a runaway bride, Meera (Deepika Padukone). As a result, he has to face Meena’s mafia family and pretend to be her lover to save her from getting married to Tangaballi, who is chosen for her by her family.
You would expect such a story to be serious, but throughout Rohit Shetty’s Chennai Express, you will lose count of how many times the characters make you laugh. You can
watch their story on Netflix.
Om Shanti Om
“ introduced Deepika Padukone as an actress to the entire world on 9th November 2007.”
Om Shanti Om
It is a
story of love and betrayal where Shah Rukh Khan’s character, Om, takes rebirth after 30 years to avenge his lover, Shanti’s death!! Marvelous music, stunning sets with old-world charm, and outstanding performances by the actors offer everything that is expected of a fantasy romance film and more.
In her very first movie,
Deepika played a double role, and let’s be honest, she did a fab job. You can catch Om and Shanti’s love story on Netflix.
Deepika has some interesting projects lined up for the years 2023 and 2024. We’ll get to watch Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s amazing chemistry on screen very, very soon on 25th January 2023 in their upcoming film ‘Pathaan’ , also featuring John Abraham.
Another movie with SRK set to release on 2nd June 2023,
‘Jawan’ and ‘Fighter’ starring Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor, among others, is set to release on 25th January 2024.