Mumbai, April 4 : Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has bought a 26th floor apartment in Beau Monde Towers in Prabhadevi, Mumbai for a sum of nearly Rs 16 crore, says a media report.
Although it was being speculated, the report said, that her beau, industrialist Vijay Mallya's son Sidhartha, paid for the apartment, it is learnt that Deepika has gone through the proper channel of taking a bank loan, etc. and everything is upfront.
Her 26th floor flat in Beau Monde Towers, a complex with three residential skyscrapers, is in the joint names of her sportsman father Prakash Padukone and her own.
An apartment in the 33-storey tower comes with a terrace, four-bedooms, three parking lots, tennis and badminton courts and ad-measures approximately 2800 sq feet.
Ever since she bought this flat, several people have shown keen interest in picking up a flat in the building, even at higher prices.
Says a builder, “When celebrities purchase a flat in a building/neighbourhood, there is a practice to pitch other flats for exaggerated prices.”
Among other Bollywood beauties, Kareena Kapoor has two huge homes in Khar for her mother and herself, a massive office space in Bandra and another flat nearby.
Katrina Kaif lives in a modest flat in Bandra and owns property in London. She is now looking for a bigger and more plush address in Mumbai.
Priyanka Chopra has combined several flats into a single apartment in Mumbai.
Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan's bungalow Mannat is heritage property and invaluable. It has a good seaview .The Mannat Annexe that stands right behind the bungalow is a modern edifice with a theatre, a library, the best gymnasium and also gaming facilities for the Khan kids.