Who had ever imagined that a girl from a toothpaste commercial would one day become the regnant queen of Bollywood? Deepika Padukone had a rollercoaster journey in Bollywood. She came out with her dazzling smile that lighted up the 30-second ad and compelled the audience to think that what impact could she have if she starred in a feature film.

Deepika (daughter of a badminton player Prakash Padukone ) has come out as the highest paid actress of India. She is the recipient of several excellency film fare awards, as well as in the list of 100 most influential people in the world published in Time. Deepika Padukone was a known face, courtesy her surname, popularity as a model (Vijay Mallya’s famous Kingfisher calendar among those on her portfolio), dance moves in Himesh Reshammiya’s music video and a Kannada film ‘Aishwarya.’

Here is the list of top 5 Movies of Deepika Padukone’s which rose her stardom in there Bollywood Industry :

1. Om Shanti Om

Farah Khan (film director) in the year 2007 introduced Deepika Padukone in the film industry with her debut film Om Shanti Om, which debut many actors might have dreamt of. The movie catapulted her to overnight stardom. The debut showcased her potential in the ‘masala’ film and her hand gesture in the song ‘Aankhon Mein Teri’ and ‘Ek Chutki Sindoor...’ dialogue still are among her most popular career moments even today. The film came out with the breaking of several box office records and turned out to be the highest grossing Hindi film ever, back in 2007.

2. Ram-Leela

Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and ‘Chennai Express’ became big hits in the box office. But it was ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' that provided the actress important ‘firsts’ and emerged out as a big blockbuster film.   This was her first film with ace Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movie, set on the lines of the iconic ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was the start of a partnership that created a hat-trick, with ‘Bajirao Mastani. The movie also fetched her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

3. Bajirao Mastani

Deepika Padukone advertised her talent in her second Sanjay Leela Bhansali film ‘Bajirao Mastani’. The stunning deked up the role of diva won the hearts of the cinema lovers and figured another feather to her cap. Along with her skills in the songs like ‘Deewani Mastani’ and ‘Mohe rang do laal’, her passionate strength or her sword-fighting, Deepika Padukone was clearly at her very best in this film and deserved to be watched again and again.

4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Deepika also became the first one to make an international foray on such a level with the movie and shared screen space with Vin Diesel in the action movie. Furthermore, the director of the movie DJ Caruso validated that she will also be a part of the series. The actress seems to have got choosy about her next international venture, but we hope she signs another Hollywood movie soon and rocks it.

5. Padmavat

After the clamor disputes, the Sanjay Leela Bhansali ’s film ‘Padmavat’ evolved out with a blockbuster film which induced the audience to watch it again and again.  Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini aka Padmavati won the hearts of the audience over with her ethereal beauty. In the movie, the Rajput queen was well known for her striking beauty which hypnotizes khilji and made him fell in love with her.

Deepika stepped the Bollywood industry as the pretty girl who captivated her audience with her magnificent beauty but her growth as an actor nails that in this brutal business of Bollywood, survival can only be maintained if one works on their talent.