Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly bagged a role for Fast and Furious 7. After Chennai Express many predicted that Deepika will be going places but we didn't expect it to be this quick.
After Kangana Ranaut and Chitrangda Singh and Deepika were screen-tested for the seventh installment of Fast and Furious series, word is out that Bollywood's leggy lass was chosen for the role. It is said that she will play a significant part in the this fast paced Vin Diesel thriller.
The movie also stars Hollywood stars Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson. The film will probably hit the theatres in 2014.
Deepika is currently shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year in Dubai along with Shahrukh Khan. It is said that the paperwork for Deepika to sign Fast and Furious is in the process. It will mostly be a six months contract for the actress. However, she is not allowed to give us any details of the project so we may have to wait much longer for more details.
We hear that Deepika was also the first actress to be auditioned for the role and lucky her she made it. This is a big leap for the actress who began her acting career in a Kannada film titled Aishwarya.
Have a look at the slide show for details on Deepika's past.
Deepika Padukone was born in Denmark to Konkani parents and when she was a year old, the family moved to Bangalore where she was brought up.
A Happy Family
This is picture of Deepika and her family during her childhood days. Her father Prakash Padukone is a former badminton player and mother Ujjala Padukone is a travel agent. She has a younger sister Anisha who is a golfer.
This diva completed her schooling from Sophia High School and did her pre-university at Mount Carmel College in Bangalore.
This is an image of Deepika Padukone before she entered the B-Town. Then, she had become quite popular in Bangalore.
Deepika was a model before she entered the film industry. She even modeled for a few campaigns at the age of eight.
Deepika Padukone sports a bikini on a beach side. Her well toned body is just perfect for a this outfit. She can carry off anything.
This is a still from Deepika's first ever movie titled Aishwarya. This is a Kannada film which also stars Upendra and Daisy Bopanna.
Soul Of Chennai Express
Deepika Padkone, who played the role of Meenamma in the recent record breaking movie Chennai Express was highly appreciated for her role.
SRK's Lucky Charm
Deepika who has done two movies with Shahrukh Khan so far seems to be a lucky actress for the superstar. Both Om Shanti Om and Chennai Express have done well.
As soon as she made an entry in Bollywood, everyone noticed this talented beauty. Since then she has been part of many films, photo shoots and events.
She has just gone to the next level after being chosen for Fast And Furious. We wish her all the best for her rocking career.