Irresitible. Deepika Padukone (born January 5, 1986) is an Indian supermodel turned actress who appears in Bollywood movies. While in college, Padukone pursued a career in modeling. Over the years, she has modeled for such Indian brand names such as Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, and "brand ambassador" for the Jewels of India retail jewelery show. The cosmetics company Maybelline made her its international spokesperson.