Deepika Padukone, the renowned Bollywood actress, is currently one of India's highest-paid stars, with a string of hit Hindi films under her belt, including "Pathaan" and "Jawan," both released this year, where she shared the screen with Shah Rukh Khan.
However, prior to her silver screen debut in "Om Shanti Om" in 2007, Deepika's journey began as a top model.
A captivating throwback video recently resurfaced on Reddit, showcasing a young Deepika discussing her foray into the world of modeling.
In the video, various fashion designers couldn't help but admire the beauty and exceptional attitude of the 19-year-old Deepika.
In the clip, Deepika shares insights into her modeling career, saying, "I started modeling about a year back. I initially wanted to pursue modeling professionally, but my parents insisted I complete my graduation before taking the plunge."
She further expressed that the modeling offers started pouring in, and she couldn't resist the attraction.
So, she commenced her modeling journey after completing my 12th grade.
She also revealed that she took a three-month break for board exams for modelling.
The video offers a glimpse into the early days of Deepika Padukone's career.