Deepika Padukone named ‘most viewed Indian star of the last decade’ by IMDb

In a significant milestone, Deepika Padukone has been recognized as the "Most Viewed Indian Star of the Last Decade" by IMDb. This accolade is based on page views from hundreds of millions of IMDb customers and fans worldwide, showcasing her unparalleled popularity and influence. The announcement comes as IMDb revealed its Top 100 Most Viewed Indian Stars of the Last Decade, considering data from January 2014 through April 2024.

Padukone leads the list, followed by Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, and Irrfan Khan, among others. The list includes actors from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada film industries, highlighting the diverse talent within Indian cinema.


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Deepika Padukone, who debuted in the Hindi film industry in 2007 opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the blockbuster "Om Shanti Om," has enjoyed a remarkable career spanning almost two decades. Her filmography includes major hits like "Cocktail," "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani," "Piku," "Chennai Express," "Pathaan," "Jawaan," and "Padmaavat." In 2017, she made her Hollywood debut in "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" alongside Vin Diesel, further cementing her status as a global star. Her last three films have achieved an unprecedented global box office total of over Rs. 2550 crores, a record for any Indian actress.

Reflecting on this recognition, Padukone expressed her gratitude, stating, "I’m deeply grateful to be included in a list that captures the sentiment of a global audience." She added, "IMDb stands as a beacon of credibility, reflecting the true pulse of people's passion, interests, and preferences. This recognition is truly humbling and inspires me to continue connecting with and reciprocating the love I receive from audiences, both on and off-screen, with authenticity and purpose."

Padukone will next be seen in "Kalki 2898 AD," set to release on June 27, 2024, and "Singham Again," scheduled for later this year.

Joining Deepika in the Top 100 of IMDb’s list are some of Indian cinema's most beloved figures, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, Aamir Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, and Akshay Kumar. This diverse list underscores the rich landscape of Indian cinema, featuring talents from various regional industries.