Deepika Padukone on cloud 9, Chennai Express, Ram-Leela, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Race 2 big hits of 2013

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Updated: Jan 5 2014, 21:45pm hrs
Deepika PadukoneDeepika had a very successful year in 2013 with four big hits like 'Race 2', 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', 'Chennai Express' and 'Ram-Leela'.
Bollywood personalities wished actress Deepika Padukone 'everlasting success' on her 28th birthday.

Filmmaker Karan Johar, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, and Bipasha Basu took to Twitter to wish Deepika, who had a very successful year in 2013 with four big hits like 'Race 2', 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', 'Chennai Express' and 'Ram-Leela'.

Deepika Padukone's Chennai Express was released in the overseas markets on 8 August 2013 and in India on 9 August 2013. Extensive paid previews were held in India on 8 August 2013 as well. Upon release, the film received mixed reviews from critics. Despite this, the film broke several records in India and abroad and became the fastest film to collect Rs 1 billion (US$15 million). The film's soundtrack, composed by the Vishal-Shekhar duo, however, received positive reviews from critics.

Deepika's another blockbuster was initially titled Ram-Leela but was changed to Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela in response to an order by the Delhi High Court and released as scheduled. The film earned generally positive reviews and opened to strong box office collections worldwide. The film was declared a 'Hit' in India and 'Super hit' overseas by Box Office India. Ram-Leela's total collection went as high as Rs202 crore (US$31 million) in India.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has become the fourth highest grossing Bollywood film of all time in India and worldwide. The film is also the ninth highest grossing Bollywood films in overseas markets. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani collections last recorded were Rs 3.02 bn (USD 46mn)

Actor Boman Irani, who has worked with the actress in 'Houseful', wrote," Happy Birthday Deepika Padukone. May you stay blessed. Have a super year."

Filmmaker Karan Johar, hoped that 2014 unfolds to be another beautiful year for her.

"Happy Birthday Deepika Padukone!!!! More power to you!! Have another spectacular year!! Loads of love... Always," he posted.

Farah Khan, who is happy with the buzz created around her upcoming 'Happy New Year', which also stars Padukone, wished for her to stay blessed.

"Happy Birthday Deepika Padukone. Stay blessed! Love you lots," she wrote.

Actress Priyanka Chopra posted, "Happy birthday Deepika Padukone ! Lovely to have known an amazing friend like you... Have a super year babe!! Love always."

Actress Bipasa Basu said, "Happy birthday Deepika Padukone. Shine On. Love."

Actor Riteish Deshmukh, posted," Happy birthday Deepika Padukone - have a fantastic day ahead - big hug."

Sonu Sood, Deepika's co-star in 'Happy New Year', wrote," Happy birthday Deepika Padukone. Keep Ruling always... Stay blessed. And don't forget to bring your cake on the sets."