Bollywood’s Numero Uno, Deepika Padukone, was conferred last night with the TIME100 Impact Award.
A recognition of leaders who, through sustained effort, have done extraordinary work to shape the future of their industries and the world at large.
Joining these leaders including scientists and CEOs, artists and activists, pop stars and politicians, was Deepika Padukone whose recognition was dual-pronged, for films and mental health advocacy.
The actor, producer and philanthropist traveled to Dubai to receive her award at Dubai’s Museum of the Future, in this the first time that Time 100 was staged outside the US.
Proudly representing India on the global map both in endeavour and attire, the stunning superstar sported a saree by (name of designer). She completed the look with sleek pulled back hair and subtle jewels to complete the look.
This is Deepika’s second tryst at the Time 100 Awards. Talking about what’s different this time around Deepika mentioned,
“A couple of years, a lot more work and a little more confidence.”
Over the years, Deepika Padukone has delivered some of the finest performances in Indian cinema, many of which have received critical acclaim and been among the industry’s highest-grossing films.
In 2015, she launched the LiveLoveLaugh Foundation, which works to destigmatize mental health struggles and raise awareness.
When the icon now thinks of success, she thinks of one thing—”to live a life as honest and authentically as possible.