This Bollywood hottie suggested Deepika Padukone's name to Farah Khan for 'Om Shanti Om'
First Published 28, Oct 2020, 5:09 PM
Do you know who suggested Deepika Padukone's name for Om Shanti Om? read details.
Shanti Priya, the first character played by Deepika Padukone is still remembered for its grace, poise, and a smile that one can never forget. Deepika Padukone stepped into the world of cinema with Om Shanti Om in 2007 with Shah Rukh Khan as her co-star. Ever since she has made her mark in the industry. But do you know who suggested her name to Farah Khan?
Deepika Padukone was discovered by Wendell Rodricks during her modeling days. She had just moved to Mumbai to pursue her career. And it was him who later introduced her to Malaika Arora, being impressed by her honesty and dedication towards work.
Malaika Arora liked Deepika Padukone and suggested her name to Farah Khan for the role of 'Dream Girl' Shanti Priya.
Wendell and Deepika had met when she signed for a workshop along with her modeling assignments. The lat designer was very impressed by Deepika's hardworking attitude, that's when she was introduced to Chhaiyya Chhaiyya girl Malaika Arora.
Om Shanti Om went on to became a huge success, Deepika's acting and looks garnered huge praise from the audience. Since then Deepika has been amazing the viewers with her top-notch performances.