It was expected that Deepika Padukone would become a professional badminton player, as her father was. But being a fashion model paid better, and eventually, she meandered into film, becoming one of the highest-paid actors on the Indian subcontinent. She won her second of three Filmfare awards for Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, a 2013 take on the old Romeo and Juliet story.
She does promote a lot of products, yes.
This latter is from this past weekend at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
Deepika has been very out front about her battle with depression:
She’ll be thirty-one in early January.