January 5, 2009 5:23:59 pm
Model-turned-actress Deepika Padukone turned 23 today and visited the Siddhivinayak temple here with her parents to offer prayers.
She is currently busy promoting her upcoming film Chandni Chowk to China,co-starring Akshay Kumar,that releases on January 16.
Deepika,who plays a double role in the film,will be seen in an action-oriented role for the first time. After being involved in some dare-devil scenes,the actress had labelled herself as the “female Akshay Kumar of Bollywood”.
Though she was accompanied by legendary father Prakash and mother Ujjwala,beau Ranbir Kapoor was not there.
Ranbir is busy shooting with Katrina Kaif in Mumbai for Rajkumar Santoshi’s Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani.
Ranbir and Katrina are also being paired opposite each other in Prakash Jha’s ‘Rajniti’ which goes on floors shortly.
Deepika’s last film with Ranbir was Bachna AaeHaseeno which did moderate business at the box office.
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