Thursday, 21 August 2014 – 4:19pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Webdesk
Deepika Padukone rose to stardom with back to back hits in the last two years. A success story that started with ‘Cocktail’ went on with ‘Race 2’, ‘Chennai Express’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and a ‘Ram Leela’.
Deepika has proved her mettle as an actor and continues to work and be associated with good films. She has grown as an actor and continues to work towards excelling at her art.
The love from audiences and her fan mania has increased two folds. She is being named as the reigning queen or the box office star by the industry and trade at large.
The growth in Deepika’s popularity can be measured. She is the top choice in all surveys and leading all power lists. For example, Deepika stands at number 11 on Forbes India power list, but the second female personality on the list. Katrina Kaif leads the pack of female powerhouse personalities, although occupying the ninth position, overall.
There are multiple surveys which take dipsticks of popularity, likability and other factors Deepika has been invariably acing all.
Also in all the power list which are being drawn up Deepika is getting featured at the top.
Deepika’s popularity has swelled even on International shores. While she was shooting in Corsica for Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Tamasha’ starring Ranbir Kapoor, the media and fans visited sets to meet and talk to her.
Deepika will soon have another run of fantastic films. She will be seen in ‘Finding Fanny’ and ’Happy New Year’ and start shooting for ‘Piku’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’.