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Guess What Made Deepika Padukone Come Alive As Leela?

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Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has painted the town red with her recently released song 'Nagada Sang Dhol Baje' from Ram Leela. Director of the film Sanjay Leela Bhansali tells us that that the audiences will get to see Deepika Padukone in her most beautiful on-screen avatar till date.

Sanjay, who is known for creating unforgettable images of his leading ladies has already created a buzz about Deepika Padukone who will be Leela in his next film. Deepika is a Gujarati girl in the film and Bhansali wanted to keep her look as natural as possible.

Deepika tells us that attention to detail is what made her character come alive in the film. "Apart from the fact that he is one of the most celebrated directors, Sanjay sir has always been known for the way he presents his heroines. So, other than getting to work with him, I was excited about my look in the film. His attention to detail, combined with Anju's (designer) creative brilliance, helped Leela come alive," said Deepika.

Her make up was minimal and her hairstyling was never over done was this movie with an epic love story. We hear that Bhansali even travelled to the interiors of Gujarat to get fabrics for Deepika's outfits. Ram Leela will hit the theatres on November 15. Do come back for more updates on the film.

Have a look at the slide show to see Deepika bringing Leela alive.

Local Market Jewellery

The jewellery that Deepika donned for this movie was sourced from the local markets of Gujarat. This shows the attention that they paid to details.

'Nagada Sang Dhol Baje'

Deepika Padukone performing the garba dance for 'Nagada Sang Dhol Baje'in the movie. Her dance is enthusiastic and alive. We hear she even gave a helping hand for the choreography in the song.

Traditional Tattoos

If you look closely in this image, you can spot tattoos on Deepika's face and neck. To add authenticity to Leela's avatar, Deepika got these traditional tattoos painted on her face and neck.


Bhansali has dedicated Ram Leela to his mother whose name is Leela. "Leela is like my mother - beautiful, graceful, but teekhi! She's delicate, but she cannot be taken lightly. She isn't a recluse. She lives life to the fullest and on her own terms. She is colour, she is what she is. I wanted Deepika to be that."

Deepika And Ranveer

Deepika dancing effortlessly along with co-star Ranveer Singh. With the colours and her natural beauty, she brings her character alive.

Million Dollar Smile

Deepika was snapped at the trailer launch of Ram Leela. Her million dollar smile is her USP.

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