Deepika Padukone yearns for quality time with mom


Deepika Padukone, who has been away from home for several years now, yearns to spend time with her mother, Ujjala. “I live with my work, and my family lives in Bengaluru, so quality time is something I would love to give them,” says the actor. She also adds that while she may be referred
to as father Prakash Padukone’s daughter, she and younger sister Anisha have always followed in Ujjala’s footsteps. “Dad is a popular figure, so he’s written about more often. But in my family, we know that my mother has been more instrumental in bringing us up. From her I’ve learnt not just to live, speak and conduct myself, but also to multitask and yet be good at whatever I do,” smiles Deepika.

Meanwhile, Ujjala admits that while she may have wanted a son initially, she’s now glad to hav