Deepika Padukone honoured as Global Disruptor 2024 in Entertainment Industry

Deepika Padukone, India's esteemed global ambassador and icon, has recently been recognized as a Disruptor in the 2024 class of movers and shakers by an international publication. She joins an elite group that includes Eva Longoria, Uma Thurman, and Lee Sung Jin, highlighting influential figures reshaping the entertainment industry.

 Deepika is notably the only Indian star on the list, reinforcing her status as a trailblazer on the global stage. She was introduced with the title, “Racket to Rocket: India’s Surprise Superstar is on a mission to break barriers and taboos.”

Deepika’s back-to-back successes at the Indian box office over the past two years. Throughout her career, she has consistently represented India on some of the world’s most prominent platforms. Deepika has presented at The Oscars and BAFTA, served as a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival, and graced the cover of TIME magazine.

Additionally, she became the first Indian to unveil a FIFA World Cup trophy, underscoring her unparalleled influence and reach.

Deepika’s recognition in Deadline Hollywood’s edition highlights her significant impact on the global entertainment landscape. Her ability to transcend cultural and geographical boundaries has made her a celebrated figure worldwide.

Reflecting on her journey, Deepika stated, "Of course the success of a movie is important, and box office is important, and the awards and accolades are important, but for me as a person the time I’ve had with people and the experiences I have on the set of a film are the most important."

Beyond her acting career, Deepika is a vocal advocate for mental health awareness. Her foundation, Live Love Laugh, works tirelessly to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues in India and beyond. This advocacy work has earned her respect and admiration, adding another layer to her status as a global icon.

Deepika Padukone continues to inspire and set new standards, opening doors for others globally. Her recognition as a Disruptor is a testament to her enduring legacy and her role in shaping the future of global cinema.