Actress Deepika Padukone has the world at her feet. On November 29, the 30-year-old star was named Woman of the Year by Esquire Magazine in Dubai. Her co-star and reported boyfriend Ranveer Singh was awarded the corresponding Man of the Year prize, reportedly planting a kiss on Deepika as he accepted his award. Pictures and videos from the Esquire Awards are available on social media. Deepika, last seen with Ranveer in 2015's Bajirao Mastani, wore a sharp Monisha Jaising outfit of white corset top and black trousers to collect her award. Deepika Padukone is currently filming Padmavati with Ranveer and Shahid Kapoor. Her Hollywood debut, xXx: The Return of Xander Cageopposite Vin Diesel, releases next year.
Here's Deepika Padukone receiving her Woman of the Year trophy at the Esquire Award:
A better look at her outfit, courtesy stylist Shaleena Naithani. Deepika ditched the jacket for the event:
Ranveer Singh, 34, was dressed in a relatively subdued style to collect his Man of the Year award:
2016 has been Deepika Padukone's annus mirabilis. She's spent much of the year filming xXx 3; she's been featured in Vanity Fair's line-up of young Hollywood stars to watch out for; she was #10 on Forbes' list of the World's Highest-Paid Actresses. And it's only going to get bigger and better.
After spending most of 2016 abroad, Deepika appears to have returned home at least semi-permanently. She was spotted hand-in-hand with Ranveer Singh at a party hosted by the Ambanis last week.
Deepika Padukone has also shot a special sequence for the film upcoming film Raabta, starring Sushant Singh Rajput. She stars as Rani Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's work-in-progress, with Ranveer and Shahid playing Alauddin Khilji and Raja Ratan Singh. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, in which her character is named Serena Unger, co-stars Samuel L Jacks