Deepika Padukone made her grand Bollywood debut with Om Shaanti Om in 2007 and fans speculated that the Farah Khan Kunder directorial was Deepika’s first ever project in the entertainment industry. Little did you know that Deepika was already a part of a music album, ‘Naam Hai Tera’, before she debuted with Om Shaanti Om.
Before Om Shanti Om happened, Deepika Padukone starred opposite Himesh Reshammiya in his music album, ‘Naam Hai Tera’. The music album marked Deepika Padukone’s first break in the industry. ‘Naam Hai Tera’ was loved by the audience and the track has also acquired the most number of online views.
In December 2019, Deepika Padukone made a glorious presence in the sets of the singing reality show, Indian Idol 11 to promote her film, Chhapaak. The actor expressed her heartfelt gratitude to music composer Himesh Reshammiya, one of the judges on the panel.
She also spilled the beans that it due to Himesh giving her the first break in the industry with Naam Hai Tera that, Farah Khan noticed her and cast her for Om Shaanti Om. After this, the duo, Deepika and Himesh, staged a performance with the song.
Himesh Reshammiya also posted two pictures with Deepika Padukone on his Instagram. On sharing the first picture, he expressed that it was fun and nostalgic to perform on Naam Hai Tera with Deepika again. He also called her an ‘incredible’ talent and added that he is ‘proud’ of her. He further wrote, “Chhapaak is mindblowing, what a performer she is, looking forward to the film, lots of love.”
The Cutie Pie singer shared another picture with Padukone and went on to pen down a long caption. He wrote, “She is historic, from Naam Hai Tera to Chhapaak, so proud of her. Super talent she is, truly blessed” (sic) Himesh also wrote that he loved the trailer of Chhapaak.
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Deepika is going to take the national award and every award of the country for chhapaak , she is historic , from naam hai tera to chapaak , so proud of her , super talent she is , truely blessed , Hats of to Meghna Gulzar , loved the trailer , looking forward to the film , Watch Indian idol sat sunday , amazing talent , amazing show , cheers
Deepika Padukone’s debuted with Om Shaanti Om, in which she essays the character of Shaanti Priya. Since then, there was no looking back for the actor. She has done a slew of movies in her illustrative career. Meanwhile, Himesh Reshammiya’s songs like Bekhudi, Adhuri Zindagi, Ishqbaaziyaan (Jhankar) among others did very well with fans.