Deepika Padukone features in Variety’s International Women’s Impact report and her fans couldn’t be prouder

Deepika Padukone is one of the 50 women mentioned in Variety’s International Women’s Impact report.

bollywood Updated: Mar 09, 2018 17:29 IST
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Deepika Padukone takes attends the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2018 in Mumbai.(PTI)

Fans are losing their calm as Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone got placed on Variety Magazine’s International Women’s Impact report.

Deepika got the lauded for her contribution to the cinema and for partaking in philanthropic efforts.

A fan wrote, “Congratulations! I’m so proud of you?? and happy #InternationalWomensDay to you, the strongest and most inspiring woman I know both on and offscreen. Love you lotsCongratulations! I’m so proud of you?? and happy #InternationalWomensDay to you, the strongest and most inspiring woman I know both on and offscreen. Love you lots”.

Deepika Padukone was one of the 50 women honoured by Variety. (Variety)

Another fan tweeted, “Congratulations on being the only Indian actress to feature in the Magazine. Truly deserving candidate for your work in professional (films) and personal front (TLLLF)”.

“Because you are amazing, and we all love you ?? More power to you, Deepika”, wrote a fan.

Another fan wrote, “Many many congratulations to you on this lovely achievement, so proud of you. God bless”.

Deepika Padukone during presentation of BAI's Lifetime Achievement Award to her father Prakash Padukone at a function in New Delhi. (PTI)

Variety magazine introduced the 32-year-old actress as, “The star of the recent Bollywood blockbuster Padmaavat faced death threats and verbal abuse from various fringe groups with poise and elan. Padukone, whose father, Prakash, was a star badminton player, used to participate in the sport before becoming a model. She is now one of the highest-paid Indian actresses and has made the leap from Bollywood movies such as Om Shanti Om and Chennai Express to Hollywood titles including xXx: Return of Xander Cage last year. She is also philanthropically active, starting her own Live Laugh Love Foundation, which focuses on mental illness”.

The report honoured 50 women across the globe for their impact on their respective fields. The recognition came in time to mark International Women’s Day which fell on March 08.

The list also featured Gal Gadot, Daisy Ridley, Nicole Kidman, and Salma Hayek were among its women dignitaries.

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First Published: Mar 09, 2018 17:28 IST