With the success of “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was launched into stardom in Hollywood. From magazine covers to walking the red carpet at Cannes to invitations to the Met Gala two years in a row, Padukone has turned into an American media darling. Recently, the actress was featured in a video series for Allure and in Vanity Fair‘s “Slang School.”
Beauty magazine Allure had Padukone try nine things she’s never done before for their video series. Padukone takes on answering fan questions with helium, walking on moon shoes, trying clip-on bangs, and doing someone’s makeup blindfolded. Padukone played badminton at a national level but in this video, she tried to play badminton in heels for the first time. She even tried her hand at tarot card readings. This quirky video is one you shouldn’t miss.
In a Vanity Fair video, she gives everyone a class in Hindi slang. The “Padmaavat” actress provides the English equivalent of some popular Hindi slang words and phrases like “Beedu,” “Dhasu,” “Jhakaas” and “Chikni.” You’ll definitely chuckle watching Padukone struggle to find some English translations to phrases like “waat lag gayi.”
Both videos show more of Padukone’s fun and lovable personality, proving how relatable she is and why fans just can’t get enough of her. These videos along with buzz about a Bollywood female superhero movie in the works with Fox Star Studios and her alleged wedding to beau Ranveer Singh has us confident that we’ll keep seeing this talented star in the spotlight for a long time to come. No complaints here!