Daily Archives: May 20, 2011

Deepika Padukone Actress and Former Model

Deepika Padukone was born on 5 January 1986 is an Indian actress and a former model. She appears mostly in Hindi as well as Tamil and Kannada language films. Born to Badminton champion Prakash Padukone, she choose to become an actress and not pursue a career in sports.

Padukone made her acting debut in the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya. The following year, she made her Hindi film debut in the blockbuster Om Shanti Om opposite Shah Rukh Khan, which earned her the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. It also remains her biggest commercial success so far. She subsequently appeared in films such as Love Aaj Kal and Housefull. While the former earned her a Filmfare nomination in the Best Actress category, the latter emerged as a blockbuster. In addition to acting, Padukone is also the ambassador of prominent brands such as Tissot,Sony Cybershot, Nescafe and Kingfisher Airlines. Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family moved to Bangalore, Karnataka, India, when she was eleven months old. Padukone is of Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin origin, and her mother tongue is Konkani.  Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a   player of international repute, and her mother is a travel agent. Padukone also has a younger sister, Anisha, born on February 2, 1991. Padukone attended Sophia High School in Bangalore, and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. While in high school she played badminton at the state level. However, she was not keen on pursuing a career as a badminton player.

Deepal Shaw: Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar Girl

Deepal Shaw was born 21 February 1986 is an Indian actress, model who works in Bollywood movies.

Shaw was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra, to parents originally from Uttar Pradesh. She studied in D.P.Y.A. High School, Dadar. Her mother was born in Lucknow, while her father was born in Ayodhya. She has a younger brother. As a child, her parents encouraged her to sing, first giving her lessons when she was only six years old. She attended St. Xavier’s College, where she pursued a BA in Psychology.

Celina Jaitley: Cleavage Queen of Bollywood

Celina Jiya Jaitley was born 24 November 1981 is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood films. A former beauty queen and model, she was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 2001.

Celina Jaitley was born in Kabul, Afghanistan to a Punjabi Hindu Army Colonel V.K. Jaitley and Meeta, an Afghan Hindu, who was a nurse in the Indian Army. Celina has a brother who is also in the Indian Army.She wanted to grow up and join the army just like her dad, either as a pilot or a doctor.  Most of her childhood was spent in different locations due to her dad being transferred in cities and towns all over India – as a result she ended up studying in over a dozen different schools. While her family was in Lucknow, she attended City Montessori School, Station Road, Lucknow. She also studied in Berhampur, Orissa. She has spent a major portion of her time inKolkata, West Bengal where father was posted during her college days. The family is now re-settled in Kolkata. She graduated with a degree in commerce from Indira Gandhi National Open University. After graduation, Celina worked in a cell phone company briefly. In January 2011, she announced her engagement with Dubai-based Austrian businessman, hotelier and marketeer, Peter Haag. Jaitley denied her marriage rumors in December 2010 when she was in Dubai for the Christmas celebrations with Peter Haag.

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