Deepika Would Love To Play Her Dad Onscreen

Actor Deepika Padukone who will be seen as Romi Dev, wife of Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s 83 starring Ranveer Singh. She just completed her shooting for Meghna Gulzar’s Chhappak. In her recent interview with Bombay Times, Deepika too was asked if she would like to play a sportsperson, given the number of films being made on sports icon she had a sweet reply.

Deepika replied that she would love to play her father Prakash Padukone, who become the first Indian who won the All England Open Badminton Championships.

“I understand the gender issue (smiles). But if I had to play a sports person, then it would be him or any sports legend from that era. That’s because of what they achieved in the circumstances, within the limited exposure and knowledge versus the kind of funds, facilities and visibility available to athletes today. But in spite of all that, to achieve that greatness and legendary status is commendable. Our yesteryear athletes inspire me.”

Deepika will be seen playing the role of a real-life story of Delhi girl, Laxmi Agarwal who is an acid attack survivor, the character name is Malti.

Deepika is always a favorite of paparrazi. On Wednesday, when a cameraman came very close to her car to click her photos, the actor made a remark and said: “Aaja, baith ja (Come, sit).” Earlier, when she was returning from London photographed in a pair of himmery silver pants. Her husband Ranveer wrote “Taught her well! Whaat-ay good Sindhi Bahu”. Responding to another image of his wife, Ranveer wrote: “Hee patloon dado suttho aaeh”.

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