Deepika Padukone becomes first ever Indian actor to get listed on Deadline’s Global Disruptors list

With two consecutive box office triumphs in India and substantial exposure on international platforms, her career trajectory has been outstanding.


The international journal Deadline has acknowledged actor Deepika Padukone for her noteworthy contributions to the entertainment business, along with international talents Eva Longoria, Uma Thurman, and Lee Sung Jin.

Regarded as ‘Racket to Rocket: India’s Surprise Superstar is on a mission to breach barriers and taboos,’ Deepika Padukone, the only Indian celebrity named on the Global Disruptors List, further cedes her status as a trailblazer on the global stage.

Deepika emphasized her deep appreciation for the collaborative aspect of the film industry in a statement that reflected on her path and goals. She stated, “Of course, the success of a movie is important, but for me, the time I’ve had with people and the experiences I have on the set of a film are the most important.”

Deadline: “Racket to Rocket: India’s Surprise Superstar”

Milestones abound in Deepika’s path from Bollywood to international fame. She has graced the stage as a presenter at major events including the Oscars in 2023 and the BAFTAs in 2024, and she served as a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022.

Deepika is an outspoken supporter of mental health awareness in addition to her acting career. She aims to lessen stigma associated with mental health concerns in India and abroad through her nonprofit, Live Love Laugh.

Upcoming films

Poster look from Singham Again

Regarding her career, Deepika’s upcoming film is the third entry in Rohit Shetty’s police drama series, Singham Again. She joins an incredible ensemble cast in assuming the role of Lady Singham. Prominent figures from the business such as Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Tiger Shroff, Akshay Kumar, and Arjun Kapoor are accompanying her.

Next, in the science fiction epic Kalki 2898 AD, Deepika Padukone will star alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, and Disha Patani.