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Deepika Padukone: From Veronica to Malti, 4 captivating roles played by Chhappak actress

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 January 2020, 10:53 IST
Deepika Padukone

Bollywood’s diva Deepika Padukone has turned a year older today on 5th January. The gorgeous actress made her debut with Om Shanti Om alongside Shah Rukh Khan in 2007. The actress made the headlines the moment she stepped in the industry. Chhappak actress has given many blockbuster films that entered in Rs 100 crore club.

Apart from films that actress never failed to impress her fans by opting most difficult and different roles such as Mastani from Bajirao Mastani, Rani Padmavati from Padmavat and now her upcoming film Chhappak where she is portraying the role of acid attack survivor. The viewers still hold on to characters she has played and relate to it on different levels.

Have a look at her 4 most inspirational characters:

Veronica from Cocktail


Deepika’s career graph took a turn with this movie where she portrayed the role of Veronica Malaney, a bold as well as emotionally raw. In the film, she calls herself a ‘rich bitch’ and gets drunk regularly, however deep down she craved for true love. Later, Deepika ‘s character gets mean and impulsive. The actress did complete justice to the character throughout the film and vowed the audience.

Meenamma from Chennai Express


Deepika’s character as Meenamma channelled her comic side and surprised the audience with her explicit performance. Well, it was not as easy as it seems and the most popular and hilarious dialogue “bakwaas dictionary” left the audience in splits.

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Piku from Piku


This is one of the most special films that Deepika cherish. In the film, she portrayed the role of the short-tempered unmarried architect. During an interview, she said, “Given a chance, I would do the movie all over again.", she gushes. "I miss Piku, I miss the experience of making the movie.”


Malti from Chhappak


Meghna Gulzar’s upcoming film starring Deepika and Vikrant Massey is going to hit the theatres on 10th January. In the film, she is portraying the role of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. By looking at the trailer we can say the film is going to leave everyone stunned.

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First published: 5 January 2020, 14:00 IST