As the glamorous Deepika Padukone turns 27, we look at some of the candid moments of her life.
Deepika's two year relationship with actor Ranbir Kapoor was much talked about. The couple were, in fact, quite open about their relationship status and even acted together in 'Bachna Ae Haseeno'. A still from the film.
Although the actress never openly spoke about it, she till date flaunts the 'RK' tattoo. A file picture of the actress wearing a backless gown at last year's Screen awards.
Deepika during a celebrity badminton match with her father, veteran sportsman Prakash Padukone.
The actress is known to be a sports enthusiast and has played badminton at the state level during her school years. Seen here with Mary Kom during an event in 2012.
Deepika was a well known face in the modelling world before she made her foray into films.
Many felt Deepika had a dream debut when she made her foray into films. The former supermodel made her debut in Farah Khan's 'Om Shanti Om' opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in 2007. A file picture of the trio while promoting their film.
Though her debut film with SRK was a superhit, the pair didn't work together after 'Om Shanti Om'. But now, Deepika will be seen acting opposite SRK in Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express' soon. A file picture of Deepika and Shah Rukh promoting 'Om Shanti Om'.
Post her break up with Ranbir Kapoor, the actress was reportedly dating Siddharth Mallya. Although they never openly declared their relationship status, the couple were spotted at various parties and even IPL matches together. Seen here attending Arpita Khan's birthday bash in 2011.
A file picture of Deepika when she made an appearance in Karan Johar's show 'Koffee with Karan' along with actress Sonam Kapoor. During the interview, the two actresses openly took jabs at Ranbir and Deepika vaguely hinted that the break up happened because Ranbir was cheating on her.
Imtiaz Ali's 'Love Aaj Kal' proved to be a big hit and catapulted Deepika to the big league. The film also starred Saif Ali Khan and Rishi Kapoor. A still from the film.
Known for her glamorous avatar, Deepika went absolutely de-glam for Ashutosh Gowarikar's 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey' which was based on the Chittagong uprising. A still from the film.
Deepika and Siddharth at during the Indian F1 Grand Prix 2011. The couple broke up later that year.
A still from 'Desi Boyz' which featured Deepika along with Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Chitrangada Singh.
Deepika was spotted at Ranbir Kapoor's birthday bash in 2012. Post split, the former lovers kept in touch and are now said to be good friends.
The two are often spotted together with other friends catching up on movies. Seen here with Anushka Sharma during a special screening of 'Gangs of Wasseypur'.
In 2012, Deepika surprised her fans and critics alike with a fabulous performance in Homi Adajania's 'Cocktail'. As Veronica, a spoilt brat with a golden heart, Deepika hogged all the limelight for her performance and looks. A still from the film.
A file picture of Deepika as she enters Olive where she threw a bash for her friends after the success of 'Cocktail'.
Deepika will soon be seen in Abbas Mustan's 'Race 2' opposite Saif Ali Khan. She plays a femme fatale in the film.
She has some interesting movies lined up in 2013 including Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express'
Shah Rukh Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Deepika Padukone during an awards ceremony.
Deepika clicked while returning from friend and filmmaker Rohit Dhawan's wedding in Goa in 2012.
Latest reports suggest that Deepika is dating Ranveer Singh. The two are working together in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela'. The couple were recently spotted at protest march together.
While seeing Ranbir, Deepika had got his initials 'RK' tattooed at the nape of her neck. A file picture of the actress while she poses at 63rd Cannes film festival. Notice the tattoo?
A file picture of Deepika and Ranbir Kapoor as the couple wade through the media to attend Katrina Kaif's birthday bash in 2008. The couple eventually broke up in 2010 as it was reported that Ranbir was dating Katrina by then.
A file picture of Deepika on her 23rd birthday after she visited a temple with her family.
A file picture of Deepika Padukone walking the ramp for designer duo Gauri and Nainika.
On the career front, after tasting success in her first two films, Deepika's third film 'Chandni Chowk To China' was disaster at the Box Office. Directed by Nikhil Advani, the film had Deepika in a double role opposite Akshay Kumar. Seen here during the premiere of the film.