Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the world. Padukone made her film debut by playing the titular role in the Kannada film Aishwarya (2006). Her first Hindi film release came the following year with Farah Khan's melodrama Om Shanti Om, in which she played dual roles opposite Shah Rukh Khan. For her performance, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and also received a Best Actress nomination at the ceremony.