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#14YearsOfDeepikaPadukone: Top 12 Movies Of Deepika Padukone!

14 years ago today, Bollywood became a better place after Deepika Padukone was launched in the Farah Khan directed film Om Shanti Om, paired alongside King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan. Right from the time when Shanti Priya interlocked her eyes with us to Mastani killing it with her charm, we fell in love every time Deepika Padukone came on the silver screen.

Today, as Deepika Padukone’s debut film Om Shanti Om completes 14 years, let’s look at the top 12 movies of Deepika Padukone that proves the versatility and impeccable acting talent of our very own Shanti Priya! (BTW, Twitter is also celebrating #14YearsOfDeepikaPadukone)

Om Shanti Om

Release date: 9th November 2007

Director: Farah Khan

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Shreyas Talpade, Arjun Rampal

Streaming on: Netflix 

Well, thank god for the film ‘Om Shanti Om’ since Bollywood got Deepika Padukone. Her charm, grace and confidence (opposite Shah Rukh Khan) in her debut film marked the successful stepping stone of Deepika Padukone in the Hindi film industry. Right from its engaging plot, the chemistry between Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone to its mind-blowing songs, all the elements makes Om Shanti Om a must-watch film!

Love Aaj Kal

Release date: 31st July 2009

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Rishi Kapoor, Giselli Monteiro

Streaming on: JioCinema

Well, all true Imtiaz Ali fans know that no other filmmaker understands the romance genre better than Imtiaz Ali. Deepika Padukone essays the role of an ambitious girl in the film, and she completely aced the role with her exceptional acting talent. Not to forget, the sizzling chemistry between Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone makes Love Aaj Kal a worth-watch!

Cocktail

Release date: 13th July 2012

Director: Homi Adajania

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty, Boman Irani

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, JioCinema

Right after a gap of around 2 years, Deepika Padukone delivered a fantastic performance in the film Cocktail. Giving an outstanding performance in the film, Deepika also received a nomination for the Best Actress category in the Filmfare Awards. Cocktail revolves around the topic of friendship and is the perfect choice for a lazy weekend!

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Release date: 31st May 2013

Director: Ayan Mukerji

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin, Aditya Roy Kapur

Streaming on: Netflix

The film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is considered to be an iconic film, simply due to the movie’s storyline, the chemistry between Ranbir and Deepika. DP’s looks and her charm won the heart of her fans once again!

Chennai Express

Release date: 9th August 2013

Director: Rohit Shetty

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Nikitin Dheer, Sathyaraj

Streaming on: Netflix

The film is considered to be one of the finest performances delivered by Deepika, mainly because of the South Indian accent that she adopted beautifully to make the movie look more authentic. Of course, Chennai Express also marked the reunion of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika after 5 years.

Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

Release date: 15th November 2013

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali 

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Richa Chadda

Streaming on: JioCinema, Voot 

Well, it’s safe to say that Sanjay Leela Bhansali found her new Aishwarya Rai in Deepika Padukone. The film was remarkable in every way but mainly due to the unbelievable chemistry between Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone! (The duo started dating at the sets of Ram-Leela!)

Happy New Year

Release date: 24th October 2014

Director: Farah Khan

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood

Streaming on: Netflix 

Though the film’s storyline won’t excite you a lot, Deepika’s splendid performance definitely will. Happy New Year is literally like a ‘Netflix and Chill’ kinda movie. (DP’s dance moves are killer AF!)

Tamasha

Release date: 27th November 2015 

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Piyush Mishra, Javed Sheikh

Streaming on: Netflix, ZEE5

Tamasha marked the starting of a terrific trio – Imtiaz Ali, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone! The film is like the perfect masterpiece curated by a very talented artist and has all elements that a blockbuster movie has. Well, Tamasha is a roller-coaster ride of emotions!

Piku

Release date: 8th May 2015

Director: Shoojit Sircar

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Jisshu Sengupta

Streaming on: SonyLiv 

In Piku, we saw the father-daughter duo between Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone. The portrayal is so authentic in the film that it almost feels like Deepika is the daughter of Amitabh! You’ll fall in love with Piku the moment you watch this film!

Bajirao Mastani

Release date: 18th December 2015

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali 

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Milind Soman 

Streaming on: JioCinema, Amazon Prime Video

Bajirao Mastani marked the return of the trio – Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone! Right from powerful dialogue delivery, the alluring chemistry with Ranveer to terrific screen presence, Deepika Padukone was FAB as Mastani!

Padmaavat

Release date: 25th January 2018 

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali 

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Jim Sarbh

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Padmaavat is considered to be Deepika’s career-best performance till date. The trio of Bhansali, Ranveer, and Deepika did not disappoint and delivered a blockbuster film. (The Jauhar scene in the movie will give you goosebumps!)

Chhapaak

Release date: 10th January 2020

Director: Meghna Gulzar 

Cast: Vikrant Massey, Deepika Padukone, Anand Tiwari, Payal Nair

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

In Chhapaak, Deepika essayed the real-life character of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The film tells you how talented Deepika Padukone actually is. Chhapaak is also a unique film for Deepika as she also sat on the producer’s chair for this movie!

Watch these Deepika Padukone movies and celebrate #14YearsOfDeepikaPadukone. 

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