It’s been more than a decade that Deepika Padukone won our hearts with her remarkable performance in Love Aaj Kal. Deepika played the role of Meera Pandit, the imperfect girl who celebrates modernity but yet is deeply rooted in her cultures. As the movie clocks 11 years, Deepika changes her DP and name to celebrate Meera.
As Meera, Deepika was endearing and eminently watchable. Playing a regular girl who goes through various phases of life was beautifully emoted by Deepika. Back then Love Aaj Kal was one of its kind movies to show a free-spirited independent girl who is career-oriented but also follows her heart. To mark the anniversary, the actress took to her social media handle and shared a BTS photo of her with Imitiaz Ali, director of Love Aaj Kal and captioned it as, “The eyes say it all…❤️”
Displaying emotional vulnerability and at the same time being practical was a touch emotion to exhibit but Deepika brought out this rare balance in her performance with utmost ease and perfection.
Experimenting with love and life, Meera is still one of Deepika’s strongest and memorable characters. It was a straight-from-the-heart performance, a character that inspired us and continues to do so.