Ujjala Padukone’s family considers her as an Iron Woman who has kept a proper balance in the family with her ideologies. She is the mother of the number one Bollywood actress at the moment. Deepika Padukone calls her the person who has been the biggest influencer. Ujjala Padukone is also the wife of a former Indian badminton player, Prakash Padukone, who is a disciplinarian himself. Both her daughters Deepika, and Aneesha look up to her and have always said that she was a strict mother who could not have done more for them.
Ujjala has a strong personality who feels that every woman should be financially independent irrespective of how rich or poor her husband is. Deepika shares a beautiful bond with her mother and says that she cannot make one decision without thinking of what Ujjala would have done. It seems that the woman has imbibed all the correct values in both her daughters. It all shows in Deepika’s personality and the fact that it is undoubtedly the most bankable actors of the Hindi film industry presently.
On the contrary, Ujjala’s younger daughter Anisha likes to stay away from the limelight. In an interview, Deepika publicly thanked her mother for being her strength. The actress added that it was her mother who kept her going through all her tough times standing like a rock beside her. She is also the one to groom her to stay humble despite so much fame and attention. Ujjala says that she borrowed her personality from her British origin father, who was also very strict. She jokingly said that it is sure that her husband and daughters might have felt like driving her out of the house because of her strictness. She has always been an independent woman too.
- Birth: Ujjala Padukone was born in India in a Hindu, Brahmin family of the Chitrapur Saraswat origin.
- Physical stats: She is 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs approximately 130lbs. She has naturally Black eyes, and her original hair color is black.
- Marriage: She has been married to India’s biggest badminton player of all time, Prakash Padukone. Together, they have two daughters Deepika Padukone, and Aneesha Padukone. Deepika is the leading Bollywood actress who has given stellar performances in movies such as Cocktail, Bajirao Mastani, Goliyon ki Rasleela, Padmaavat, and more. Deepika is now married to Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh. Therefore, he is the son-in-law of Ujjala Padukone, and she is now related closely to the Bhavnani family too.
She has always believed in women’s independence and freedom. So, despite being the wife of a celebrity, she has her own business for a very long time. Ujjala is a businesswoman too, who owns a reputed Travel Agency based in Mumbai. A lot of people do not know this about her, but she has made sure to do something of her own. Other than that, Ujjala Padukone does not enjoy being in the limelight, or front of the camera much.