Popular Men’s Magazine, FHM, rated Deepika Padukone, as the sexiest woman in the world. The leggy beauty of Bollywood replaced Katrina Kaif who held the number one spot for the last two years in a row.
In 2009, the Deepika Padukone was ranked number 6. This year, she replaced Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, and Priyanka Chopra.
After knowing the poll results, the actress was very happy. She said, "It's cool, I love it."
Deepika Padukone adorned the cover page of the latest issue of the FHM magazine. The actress posed with black and white backless dress.
Though the Indian media is creating lots of hype and hoopla around Deepika Padukone, she has no major hit movies to her credit except Om Shanti Om. In 2010, she appeared in Housefull which did very well at the box office but it was a multi-starrer movie.
Deepika Padukone made it to the headlines not for her acting talent but her relationships. During her modeling years, Deepika Padukone had an affair with Indian player, Yuvraj Singh. Pretty soon, the two broke up. This was followed by another short living and highly publicized relationship with Ranbir Kapoor, the son of actor Rishi Kapoor.
The couple openly admitted about their relationship. They did a movie together in 2008 titled Bachna Ae Haseeno. Unfortunately, the movie did not do so well at the box office.
Deepika Padukone is the daughter of famous Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone. Her mother is a travel agent. She has a younger sister, Anisha.
Deepika Padukone started her career as a model. As a child model, she appeared in a few TV commercials. She started modeling at the age of 19.