Deepika Padukone says she wants to make a badminton movie. She is of course the daughter of badminton star Prakash Padukone. “Look at what Chak De India did for hockey,” she says, “I would love to do a really good film on the game of badminton. I would like to contribute as much as possible to sports.”
Deepika currently has three movies in production, Chandni Chowk to China, Billo Barber and Production No.1 – all A-league productions. She’s certainly making the most of her chances following her award-winning Bollywood debut in Om Shanti Om and the successful Bachna Ae Haseeno.
Deepika was recently asked how she maintains her stunning looks that have captivated the nation: “I am not much of a make-up user and stick to the basics like moisturiser and lip balm,” she explains, “I also do not go for regular facials but I do indulge in clean ups once in a while. Almost as a ritual, every week I like to luxuriate in a relaxing body massage with lukewarm coconut or baby oil. It relaxes and rejuvenates me like nothing else.”
I always knew I should have trained as a masseur……