1 Om Shanti Om wasn't her first choice to mark her debut in Bollywood.
As suprising as it may sound, Deepika was about to make her debut in Bollywood with SLB's Sawariyaa but later, Sonam was taken on board.
2 She was offered two Yash Raj films
Deepika was the first choice for two much acclaimed Yash Raj movies namely "Jab tak hai Jaan" and "Dhoom 3".
3 Acting runs in her genes!
She is related to the legendary "Guru Dutt". The real name of Guru Dutt was "Vasant Padukone". Well, now we know why her acting skills are unsurpassed.
4 She took the role of Mastani very seriously.
Deepika learnt horse riding, sword fighting and martial arts for her role as warrior princess 'Mastani' in the movie "Bajirao Mastani".
5 Deepika writes for Hindustan Times.
She writes weekly for the lifestyle section of Hindustan Times. She is also involved with fitness and women's magazine.
6 YJHD and Chennai Express are the highest grossing Bollywood movies of all times
Deepika starred in both Chennai Express and YJHD in the same year, 2013. They are said to be the highest grossing movies in Bollywood. She was marked ahead of Shah Rukh Khan for the same. She had 4 releases this year including Goliyon ki Raasleela - Ramleela and Race 2.
7 She has adopted a village in Maharashtra
Deepika has adopted a village named Ambedgaon in Maharashtra to provide it with electricity.