Deepika Padukone: The uncrowned queen of Bollywood

By Urvi Parikh, Glamsham Editorial

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has been proving her mettle time and again. The leggy lass has been impressing both the critics and the audience with her powerful performances in most of her movies. Be it action, acting, drama or dance, the actress has mastered it all, and that too with a panache.

From playing a superstar in her debut film OM SHANTI OM to becoming one, this svelte actress has come a really long way in her six-year long career. With four back-to-back hits COCKTAIL, RACE-2, YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI and CHENNAI EXPRESS, Deepika Padukone is now all set to make a new record with her upcoming film RAM-LEELA, which again looks a winner on hand.

Deepika Padukone was undoubtedly impressive with her action-pack performance in the 2009 movie CHANDNI CHOWK TO CHINA opposite Akshay Kumar. She was seen doing action effortlessly. The actress managed to grab eye balls even though the film had Bollywood's eternal Khiladi.

Who can forget the new-age Deepika in her super hit flick LOVE AAJ KAL? She made the audience fall for her bindaas modern girl avatar, making it one of her memorable character.

Deepika's jaw-dropping look in HOUSEFULL and her sexy item number in DUM MAARO DUM added made her the boldest and sexiest actress to look forward to.

But Deepika enthralled the audience with her sterling performance in COCKTAIL. Her character of Veronica earned her the much needed critical acclaim.

While Deepika pulled off the bold character in RACE 2 with ease, she was equally mesmerizing as Naina Talwar in YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI with her ex-flame Ranbir Kapoor.

If audience loved her gregarious persona in COCKTAIL, Deepika as Meenamma in CHENNAI EXPRESS with her desi avatar and accent appealed one and all. Interestingly, Deepika was loved more than Shahrukh Khan in the film.

And now, Deepika Padukone is looking resplendent in her upcoming film RAM-LEELA directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. With some graceful and heavy-duty dance moves, Deepika only proves that she is an all-rounder.

Traditional, action, bold, rural - there's not one look or character that this Bengaluru beauty hasn't portrayed effectively. Well, the way Deepika is progressing it appears she is the uncrowned queen of Bollywood!

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