India Today after almost a decade has hailed Deepika Padukone as "The New Dream Girl". The current reigning queen of Indian film industry looks elegant and beautiful as she graces the cover of the magazine.
In fact this is after 10 years an inspirational story of an actress has been carried by India Today. The last cover story was on Ashwariya Rai in 2003 on her global influence. Deepika has shown passion and hard work of an exceptional level. Following which, the actress has risen to a different high this year. Hence it comes as no wonder that the entire 2013 has been marked as Deepika's year.
Deepika's year started with the magnificent success of 'Race 2', the actress has made it a point to not stop. In fact Deepika has been reigning the marquee from 'Cocktail' onward last September.
The actress has become the queen of success. 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' and 'Chennai Express' have become the grand hits of the year. Both the movie has done record breaking business. And the box office numbers here are proof of her success...
Cocktail (2012) Rs. 74 crores
Race 2 (2013) Rs. 96.4 crores
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Rs. 185.85 crores
Chennai Express (2013) Rs. 218.15 crores
And now one eagerly awaits for her next release 'Ram-Leela' where Deepika has followed the direction of such an ace filmmaker as Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
We wish the talented beauty all the very best!