She received rave reviews for playing Veronica in Cocktail. But what touched Deepika Padukone the most was her father Prakash Padukone’s special gesture appreciating her work. “He found her performance in Cocktail commendable. As a proud father, he wanted to gift her something as a token of appreciation,” says an insider close to the actor.
Deepika Padukone was the 'it' factor in Cocktail which got many going to theatres. Her chemistry with both Saif and Diana Penty was the catch of the film. And of course, she has the body to die for.
So Padukone Sr gifted her one of his oldest trophies and sent it to her Mumbai address. “Deepika was over the moon when she received the parcel. Her father gifting her a trophy was unexpected and it means a lot to her,” adds the insider. We messaged Deepika, but she remained unavailable for a comment.