Deepika Vanity

Deepika Padukone is the only actress from India to be featured as the chosen one on Vanity Fair magazine's list of up and coming newcomers of Hollywood. (Deepika Padukone/Instagram photo)

There's no stopping this beauty. After winning millions of hearts in India, this dusky, leggy model-turned-actor, Deepika Padukone, made her way to Hollywood. Without much hullabaloo or over-hyped publicity, Padukone silently won a meaty action role in the upcoming film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage."

Padukone was in the news recently for becoming the most highly paid actress ever in Bollywood. On Aug. 3, the prestigious Vanity Fair magazine placed her among 11 top brass actors to look out for. Calling them the 'Hollywood's Next Gen,' the article goes on to describe the chosen ones with the following blurb, "They may be fresh on the scene, but the latest batch of Hollywood up-and-comers has a retro edge clearly on display in this time-traveling style portfolio." 

Padukone is photographed wearing a red pantsuit with a fur jacket, stepping out of her car with a short interview description. 

AGE: 30.
HOMETOWN: Bangalore, India.
BIG BREAK: Om Shanti Om.
STYLE ICON: “My mother.”
VINYL OR MP3: Vinyl.
KARAOKE NUMBER: Céline Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” or Mariah Carey’s “Hero.”
GUILTY PLEASURE: Chocolate cake.
EMBARRASSING HABIT: "To clean up whatever space I am in." 
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL: “Love love love early mornings!”
ROLE MODELS: Cricketer Rahul Dravid, Roger Federer, and her father.
UP NEXT: xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, with Vin Diesel.

Followed by a vintage behind-the-scenes video featuring other young actors such as Elizabeth Debicki from "The Great Gatsby," Lily Collins who played Snow White in "Mirror Mirror," and Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough, who was seen in "Mad Max: Fury Road." The video titled, "Beyond the Red Carpet," shows actors talking about their personal style.

Padukone, true to her nature, describes her personal style preference as something she's comfortable wearing. It's comfort over style for her. 

Surprisingly, despite her global entertainment domination, Priyanka Chopra fails to feature in the list. 

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