Bollywood’s Queen Padmavati aka Deepika Padukone came out in support of her Piku co-star Irrfan Khan saying that the latter must be given space as requested and one must hope for the best. Deepika said,” I think we should always pray for people and their good health. If his (Irrfan’s) health is not best at this point, I think it is important for all of us to pray, not just for him, but for everyone.” She further went on to add that as an actor, she has had really special experience working with Irrfan. Of late, Irrfan Khan has contracted some rare illness and has been since missing from forefront. Deepika who is all set to star opposite Irrfan in a Vishal Bhardwaj movie this time said that Irrfan’s request to be left alone must be respected as there are times when people need figure out their lives.
Quite recently, the Padmaavat actor herself suffered from acute pain in the neck. But the actor finally clarified that she was all well as of now and was starting off with physiotherapy soon. Deepika also thanked her well wishers and said she was well and there was nothing to be worried about. Padukone went on to add that in Bollywood, fame and money came hand in hand and it was difficult to ignore it. “I won’t say fame is all that important for me, but I would definitely like to say that the kind of industry I am working in and the kind of work that I am doing, so money and fame are a part of what I do, and I can’t ignore it. I don’t think you can ignore the fame and the attention. It is the by-product of the work that I do. I got so much to learn and I have enjoyed my work. And in future, I hope that I keep on enjoying the work that I do,” Deepika added.
On a professional front, Deepika received ‘Entertainer of the year award’ for the film Padmaavat in Hello Hall Of The Fame Awards 2018.