Deepika Padukone is one of the finest actresses in the Bollywood industry. She stepped into Bollywood glamour at the tender age of 17. Deepika was lucky enough to debut with superstar Shah Rukh Khan. She had a double role in the film. Deepika Padukone is now one of the highest-paid actresses in the Bollywood industry. Deepika has a huge fan following, she has almost 53 million followers on her Instagram page and over 27.7 million on Twitter to date.
Everyone has a chest of dark secrets, that they do not want everyone to know. Deepika has one too, which is full of astonishment for most of our readers. Also, she has been caught up in a large number of controversies. So, let us take a look into what all are the dark secrets of Deepika Padukone.
1. Padmavat Controversy
While shooting for the film Padmaavat, which was earlier named Padmavati, Deepika, and all the cast members were subjected to a major controversy. The lead actor Deepika received death threats. There were rewards on beheading the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and was pressure from both political and religious organizations. There was a set of incidents that took place before the release of the film. One of the most active groups of protestors was the Karni Sena. They upheaved an objection on a song in which the appealing queen Padmavati, enacted by Deepika was shown dancing. The outfit worn by Deepika was the main subject of the objection. The production then had to change the costume used in the enactment. The actress was deeply saddened after all the series of events that followed.
2. The Well-Known RK Tattoo
Deepika Padukone has a tattoo on one of the most delicate parts of the body, her nape. The tattoo reads ‘RK’, Ranbir Kapoor. This was long back when the two were dating. Deepika was madly in love with the Barfi actor. Later they got separated in an unexplained way. Soon after the breakup, Deepika modified the tattoo. In her recent appearance, when she wore a beautiful saree her tattoo was not spotted on her nape. Her fans were quite surprised about how did she got rid of the tattoo.
3. The Times Of India Cleavage Controversy
Deepika was targetted in a negative way for the second time by TOI. Deepika did not react for the first time. This was when the actress wore a low cut dress in which her cleavage was clearly seen.
YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
This turned out to be a big controversy, to which the actress replied that it just a part of her body and so it is visible. She also gained great support from the Bollywood industry. Karan Johar, Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Shahrukh Khan, and many other Bollywood biggies supported Deepika for her bold and fearless response.
4. JNU Controversy
Deepika stood in solidarity with the JNU students, who were mocked at by masked men. There were a plethora of reactions from each section of the country. Though a section of people did not support her move, many also encouraged her for taking a stand. Most of the brands with which she worked, suppressed her visibility on the television. To this, the chief executive of IPG media brands said,” Normally brands like to play safe and wary of any controversy”. Padukone visited the JNU campus three days ahead of the release of Chhapaak. The film faced a bit of criticism due to her visit to JNU.