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After Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha appreciates Deepika Padukone’s Padmaavat act with a note, saree

Deepika Padukone earlier received notes of appreciation from Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi and Neetu Kapoor.

bollywood Updated: Feb 07, 2018 11:42 IST
HT Correspondent
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Deepika Padukone received a handwritten note and a saree from Rekha after the veteran actor watched Padmaavat.

The accolades won’t just stop coming! We are talking about Deepika Padukone and her traffic-stopping performance as Rani Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. While the film continues to do blockbuster business at the box office, the actor is being appreciated by her fans and colleagues alike.

Among the first to send her flowers and a note of appreciation after watching the film were Rishi and Neetu Kapoor, her Piku co-star Amitabh Bachchan and now Rekha has also joined the bandwagon. According to Indian Express, the diva sent Deepika a personal note and a gorgeous saree as a token of appreciation.

🎁 #guesswho ???

A post shared by Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on

While Deepika shared a photo of a gift with her name on it and wrote, “Guess who,” the daily had more information. The article said, “Deepika was elated to receive a handwritten note along with a gift from Rekhaji. It was a heart touching letter from the veteran actress who expressed her awe and appreciation towards Deepika’s performance in Padmaavat.”

Deepika had earlier also received a gorgeous silk saree from Rekha after Bajirao Mastani, which she wore to the wedding of a childhood friend. She had also shared images on social media.

then,now & forever...❤️ @aditya__narayan @divya4488

A post shared by Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on

Another accolade that moved Deepika came from her ‘baba’ Amitabh Bachchan. The Shahenshah of Bollywood wrote a handwritten letter to Deepika expressing how much he loved her performance in Padmaavat.

Sharing the note on social media, she wrote, “there are awards...there are rewards...& then there is THIS! Thank You Baba... @amitabhbachchan.”

First Published: Feb 07, 2018 10:37 IST