“I owe a lot to Shah Rukh Khan” : Deepika Padukone

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Despite being neck-deep in the promotions of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Ram-Leela’, Deepika Padukone is all smiles. “The success of the film is going to be my Diwali and New Year bonus,” says a confident Deepika adding, “I play Leela, and that is SLB’s mother’s name. I hope I am able to live up to the faith he has shown in me.”

The actress Deepika who has had a string of hits recently, is very modest when asked about her success mantra. “I owe a lot to Shah Rukh Khan and Farah Khan. But I’d like to take a chunk of the credit too. I guess I am blessed with the ability to chose the right films,” she says.

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