May 28, 2022
Cricket Lifestyle News

Deepika Padukone reveals her all time favourite cricketer

Deepika Padukone’s upcoming movie ‘Chhapaak’ is a story on an acid attack survivor. The film will release next month but the trailer of the movie was launched this week and Deepika became emotional on speaking about the heart touching film. She said that one needs to emphasis on physical and mental stress and also named her favourite cricketer.

Ranveer Singh will portray the role of Kapil Dev

Deepika will also star in movie “1983“, where she will be portraying the role of Romi Dev, the wife of Kapil Dev. Its worth mentioning that her husband and Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh will portray the role of Kapil Dev in the movie.

Deepika, 33, said that she watches cricket matches with her husband Ranveer Singh. She added that Ranveer is also a big football fan apart from cricket.

“Ranveer and I watch matches together, he is a very big football fan which everyone knows – but he is also a big cricket fan. We don’t watch every single match, but yes, when there are important games, we either make it a point to sit with each other or with family and friends and make it an event, like the whole nation does,” she said on Star Sports’ show Cricket Live.

Deepika went onto say that former India International- Rahul Dravid is her all time favourite cricketer. She noted that lot of her idols are not what they have conquered as a sportsman but how they manage themselves outside.

Rahul Dravid predicts the winner of 2019 world cup
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“For me he (Dravid) is somebody I have admired and looked up to, and, he is from Bangalore,” she said.

Deepika comes from the same city of Bengaluru from where Dravid also hails. She is the daughter of badminton legend Prakash Padukone and sports seems to be in her blood. She has also played badminton in national level championships. The actress has also played state level basketball.

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