MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone ringed in her 35th birthday on Tuesday. Born in Denmark to the famous badminton player Prakash Padukone, the actress who was raised in Bangalore entered Hindi films in 2007. Leaving a strong imprint in each one of her fan with her exemplary persona, Deepika thrived to be one of the highest-paid actresses in India. With her impeccable journey in the cinema industry, she made her way to an international platform and bagged a role in the American action drama ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’.
Here is a look back at some of her iconic dialogues from the movies that made her an irrepressible star:
1. Adhoori mulaqat hi toh phir se milne ka vaada hota hai bajirao (Bajirao Mastani): The dialogue that emphasises on a lover’s hope to meet his/her beloved again has been one of the most exemplary lines in the horizon of India cinema. The dialogues from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial was written by Prakash Kapadia. The romantic drama accumulated major titles at Filmfare and IIFA platforms.
2. Kiski talvar par sar rakhon yeh bata do mujhe … ishq karna agar khata hai toh saza do mujhe (Bajirao Mastani): Another iconic dialogue from the film denotes the hardship of being in love. The dialogue being two years old still runs fresh in her fans’ minds.
3. Yaadein mithai ke dibbe ki tarah hoti hai … ek baar khula toh sirf ek tukda nahi kha paoge (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani): This dialogue runs in the background in the voice of Deepika at the time of her entrance scene in the movie.
4. Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano Ramesh babu … ishwar ka aashirwad hota hai ek chutki sindoor … suhagan ke sarr ka taj hota hai ek chutki sindoor … har aurat ka khwab hota hai ek chutki sindoor (Om Shanti Om): The iconic dialogue marks the first notable dialogues of Deepika from her debut movie. The Farah Khan directorial starred megastar Shah Rukh Khan in the lead opposite Deepika.
5. Besharam badtameez khudgarz hota hai … par pyar toh aaise hi hota hai (Goliyon Ki Raasleela Raam-Leela ): Another film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali gave this remarkable dialogue to Deepika. This romantic drama flick marked her first film with Ranveer Singh where they fall in love with each other. They tied the knot in 2018.
6. Meri dictionary mein impossible ka shabd hi nahi hai) … Acha … kahan se khareedi aaisi bakwaas dictionary? (Chennai Express): This dialogue took the box office on blaze with its effervescence. The Rohit Shetty directorial movie was a commercial hit, which added IIFA award for best actor as a new feather to Deepika’s hat.
7. Rajputi kangan mein utni hi taqat hai jitni Rajputi talwar mein (Padmaavat): The romantic drama Padmaavat, a tale of the Rajput queen Padmavati known for her beauty, was played by Deepika Padukone. The movie also starred Shahid Kapoor as her husband and king of Chittorgarh- Maharawal Ratan Singh who was martyred in a war called by Alauddin Khilji (played by Ranveer Singh). The flick delivered many strapping dialogues to Indian cinema from which one the most iconic ones was by Deepika. The film was honoured with many prestigious accolades including two national awards for best choreography and best singer.
8. Life mein jitna bhi try karo, kuch na kuch toh chootega hi. Isliye yahin, isi pal ka mazza lete hain (Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani): The motivational dialogue from Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani delivered by Naina Talwar played by Deepika still hits hard to the soul and hearts of the star’s fans whenever the movie is played. The dialogue instilled the importance of living in the moment to the viewers. With the prodigious dialogues, the romantic drama also gave some evergreen songs to the Indian cinema like Kabira, Badtameez Dil, Subhanallah andBalam Pichkari.