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Monday 1 August, 2011

Deepika Padukone - Hot Pictures, Latest News, Gossip & More

Deepika Padukone, as we are all aware by now, is the daughter of the former world badminton champion - Prakash Padukone. Deepika grew up to be a model turned actress with her debut film Om Shanti Om opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She had great dreams to make it big in the industry. Since her first film, she has been a hot sensation. She has been involved with Ranbir Kapoor and had a breakup, which was all over the media as everyone speculated about what went wrong. Hmm..but our svelt actres has moved on to higher pastures, should we say, going around with Sidharth Mallya, the son of liquor baron Vijay Mallya. No wonder she is the brand ambassador of their IPL team Bangalore.

The latest news is of the forthcoming film "Aarakshan" starring Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan. Directed by Prakash Jha, the film is on India's most controversial subjects, that of "reservations". The film portrays a Dalit student leader (Saif Ali Khan) and apparently the film was first panned by the Dalit groups even before its release for being anti-Dalit. Now the upper caste groups of Rajasthan are also joining the protest, as are various political groups in Maharastra too. The film Promos apparently frayed a lot of tempers across the country, with Jaipur being the latest to join in. Posters are being burned and threats are being issued against the screening of the film by a pressure group called Karni Sena. (You find all kinds of groups these days!)

"This (reservation) was something that was of great interest to me. I kept watching it and observing it and kept seeing the drama unfold and all the repercussions - the commercialisation of education," says Jha.  

Well, controversies are good publicity for these stars and starlets, isn't it? To add more mirch masala to her life, Karan Johar is now planning to bring Deepika and Ranbir together again in his next untitled film, produced under his banner Dharma Productions and to be directed by Ayan Mukherji. Apparently, Katrina was the first choice for the role, but due to the clash of dates couldn't do it and so Deepika agreed to accept the role. Coincidentally, Katrina was or is Ranbir's next after his breakup with Deepika. But I think they looked kinda cute together, don't you think so?

"The tattoo which was creating trouble for the beautiful Dam Maro Dum song actress Deepika Padukone proved to be a blessing in disguise. This actress who was had tattooed the name of her ex boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor on the nape of her neck was questioned about it time and again when they broke up.

There were rumors that she had even removed it but everyone’s mouth was shut when she confirmed its presence on the Koffee with Karan show. However, again due to the same tattoo, the first Tattoo Convention in India organizers, named her as the ‘Tattoo queen’. Sadly though, she could not attend the event
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