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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Guru Dutt and Deepika Padukone: Some Similarities

You already know that Karnataka born model-actress, Deepika Padukone’s debut Bollywood movie Om Shanti Om will be released next month. Shah Rikh Khan starrer Om Shanti Om is thought be a major hit of this year. Deepika Padukone has already come into lime light in Bollywood. This model turn actress is expected to a future star. Surprisingly Deepika Padukone has some striking similarities with legendary film maker, actor Guru Dutt. Guru Duttt was born Vasanth Kumar Shivsankar Padukone. Deepika also got the same family title Padukone. Both of them came from Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin community.

Rediff reported:
Guru Dutt was born Vasanth Kumar Shivsankar Padukone. His family later changed his first name to Guru Dutt after a childhood accident, as it was perceived to be auspicious. The surname went out, perhaps when he became a dancer in Kolkata.
Deepika is, of course, the elder daughter of badminton legend Prakash Padukone, the first Indian to win the All England title, the biggest prize in the sport, and his Mumbai-raised wife Ujjala, who the model-actress resembles.

Now the question comes if Deepika Padukone will be able to rise to stardom with her talent as Guru Dutt did in his illustrious career. Time will answer the best of it. Now, what you can do is to wait for the date the movie to be released. Then you can guess yourself if Deepika has the talent to be the future star in Bollywood.

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