Deepika Padukone is widely famous in Bollywood, but her beautiful, talented sister Anisha Padukone, isn’t to be forgotten about. She herself is a professional golfer whom consistently stays within the top 10 in India.
Early Life, Family & Education :
- Anisha was born on February 2, 1991 to parents – Father Prakash Padukone & Mother Ujjala Padukone.
- Her father happens to be one of the best Badminton players to have ever come from India, while her older sister is a Bollywood superstar.
- Needless to say, she was born into a famous last name and bloodline.
- Education – Anisha attended Mount Carmel College in Banaglore, India.
Love for Sports :
- At only 10 years old, Anisha vowed to take on sports at a professional level someday.
- This decision led her to change schools to a more sports focused-one.
- Being a natural athlete, Anisha ended up playing basketball at the State level, and cricket at the national level (before committing to golf completely)
- Anisha and her only sister Deepika remain close, even though they rarely get to see one another with their individual schedules.
- Deepika is 5 years older than Anisha, giving her the relationship like a Second Mom in terms of care and protection.
- Anisha is always brutally honest when she watches & reviews Deepika’s films with her.
- Her favourite Deepika’s films are : Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Love Aaj Kal, Cocktail and Karthik Calling Karthik
- At the beginning of Deepika’s career launch, Anisha wasn’t quite sure how she felt about all the starlet attention.
- She has since gotten used to it, but still likes to keep a certain amount of life private.
- As far as romantic relationships go, Anisha is fairly career focused right now, and has remained private in this area of her life.
Anisha Padukone Golf Career :
- Anisha’s father’s success in Badminton is ultimately what inspired her to take up a career in golf.
- Having emerged herself in golf at the international level, she is well representing India for the sport.
- She vows to continue her focus on personal development for the sport.
Interesting Facts, Height & Social Media :
- Her Twitter bio self-proclaims her as a professional golfer, sports fanatic, foodie, and an advocate for The Live Love Laugh Foundation.
- The Live Love Laugh Foundation is a social platform that allows users to connect with professionals in the areas of mental health.
- Anisha’s sister Deepika is the founder of this organization.
- Anisha has 60,000+ followers on her Twitter, and her Instagram has over 1,50,000 followers.
- She idolizes Indian sportswoman Saina Nehwal for the fighting spirit she displays in every game.