Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and producer who had worked in many hit Hindi films and is the daughter of the former Badminton player, Prakash Padukone. She was first seen in the 2006 Kannada film, Aishwarya directed by Indrajit Lankesh, which was a huge success and in 2007 she made her first Bollywood debut with Farah Khan’s movie “OM SHANTI OM” opposite Shah Rukh Khan and from there, her Bollywood journey began.
Here’s are the top 10 Deepika Padukone movies you should definitely watch.
Chhapaak – a 2020 drama film directed by Meghna Gulzar is a real-life story of an acid attack survivor, Lakshmi Agarwal. The whole movie revolves around the story of a girl named Malti performed by Deepika Padukone who was attacked by acid and her struggles of banning acid and helping all the acid attack survivors in India.
Bajirao Mastani- 2015 epic Historical Romance film again directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a love story of a Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani, played by Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone respectively and their struggle to be together in their life.
Tamasha is a romantic comedy-drama written and directed by Imtiaz Ali and Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. The film tells the story of Ved Vardhan Sahni in three stages of his life and Tara played by Deepika Padukone who helps him in fulfilling his dream of being a storyteller.
Padmaavat – directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the movie about Rani Padmaavati, played by Deepika Padukone who marries the King of Mewar, Maharawal Ratan Singh, played by Shahid Kapoor and Alauddin Khilji, played by Ranveer Singh who was mesmerized by the beauty of Rani Padmaavati and wanted to win her love. With her royal bridal looks, Deepika looked like one of the most beautiful women in the world in this movie.
Piku is considered as one of the best among the other Deepika Padukone movies. This comedy- drama stars Deepika Padukone as the titular protagonist, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. In this film, Padukone played the role of a Bengali architect who takes care of her hypochondriac father.
Gooliyon ki Raasleela- Ram Leela
This movie is an adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone as Ram and Leela respectively. Leela, as a Gujarati girl falls in love with Ram and faces a lot of ups and down in their love.
A Rohit Shetty film Chennai Express is an action- comedy opposite Shah Rukh Khan. In the film, she played the role of a Tamil girl who always runs from her father ( a local don) as her father wants her to marry a guy of her choice and met Rahul on her journey.
Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Ayan Mukherjee’s Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani is also one of the best among the other Deepika Padukone movies. She played the role of Naina Talwar, a “shy girl”. She played the character of Naina really well and it was also a very challenging role for her.
This movie is a turning point in her Bollywood career. The film stars Saif Ali Khan as Gautam, Diana Penty as Meera and Deepika Padukone as Veronica- an impulsive girl who lives her life on her own terms. She got a huge recognition for this film.
Love Aaj Kal
Love Aaj Kal is a romantic drama movie written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan we’re in the lead role. She played the role of Meera Pandit. The film features the changing value of relationships among the youth.
Apart from these films, she also did Hollywood film “XXX: Return of Xander Cage” in 2017 opposite Vin Diesel and Tamil movie Kochadaiiyaan opposite Rajnikanth and was alsoconsidered a best film among Deepika Padukone movies.