Deepika Padukone is a name known internationally for her phenomenal work in Bollywood as well as Hollywood movies as well as her philanthropy. A mental health awareness advocate, the actress started out in the Indian film industry in the year 2006 with the Kannada film Aishwarya. However, it was not until she played the dual role opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the romantic drama Om Shanti Om in 2007 that made heads turn.
Since then, Deepika has come a long way in her journey. Winning Filmfare awards, getting honoured by reputed magazines such as the Time for being the 100 most influential people in the world to becoming one of the most recognized and popular actresses in the Indian film industry, the journey of this actress is unlike any other. On the 5th of January, as this beautiful gem in the world of cinema celebrates her birthday, let us have a look back at her most noteworthy fashion statements from some unforgettable films.
Everytime Deepika Padukone Made Heads Turn With Her Fashion In Films
A film about love and friendship, Cocktail is directed by Homi Adajania and also stars Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty alongside Deepika Padukone. Very early in her career, it was this film and her character ‘Veronica’ that created the most fashionable air of that decade. Reminding one of Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, Deepika’s style statement in this film is everything you need to pick up for your cocktail night!
Chennai Express (2013)
This Rohit Shetty film starring Shah Rukh Khan opposite Deepika Padukone had acclaimed designer Manish Malhotra style DP’s costumes. From subtle and light to traditionally overwhelming, Deepika’s fashion foot in this film evolved and synced in not only with the storytelling but also, with the cultural relevance of South India. Intricate yet simple, every saree Deepika draped for this film really did take our hearts away.
Shoojit Sircar’s road trip to Kolkata with Amitabh Bachchan’s Bashkor and Deepika Padukone’s Piku will always be close to our hearts for various reasons. One of them is, of course, the minimal and simplistic clothes that Deepika donned reflecting the essence of a true Bengali girl. Making a statement out of plain kurtis and a black bindi on the forehead, Deepika Padukone from Piku will always be a relatable character, be it style or emotions.
Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha that featured Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the leading roles is an unforgettable masterpiece. Deepika’s character Tara is another unique addition to the list of feminist characters that we all relate to. Carefully curated, Deepika’s choice of clothes for this film plays a huge part in aiding the tone of the film and defining her personality. From wild Havana-like dresses to block coloured business suits, Deepika Padukone nailed it all!
Some honourable mentions will definitely be Ram Leela and Yeh Jawaani Hain Dewaani. Deepika Padukone continues to stun us with her acting and fashion statement and, well, we have been blessed to be able to witness it.Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.