New Delhi: She may be the dreamgirl for many but not everyone has the courage to go up and propose to Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone.
But the 24-year-old actress was shocked when a youngster went down on his knees and asked her, "Will you marry me?"
An amused Deepika turned down the proposal saying, "I am not ready for marriage yet."
"But I am ready for you," shot back the youth, which left the former model laughing.
Deepika, who turned up in a gorgeous white saree to promote her upcoming film Lafangey Parindey along with co-star Neil Nitin Mukesh and his father, has constantly been linked to liquor baron Vijay Mallaya's son Siddhartha.
The actress, who was previously dating Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, was first spotted with Siddhartha at an IPL match cheering for his team Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Deepika had earlier said that she will not stop leading a normal life because of the media's excessive interest in her personal life. "It does not matter if you link me up with someone because I know that I am leading a normal life. I have my guy friends with whom I go out like everybody else," she had said.
And at the ongoing India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai where she walked the ramp, Siddhartha was in the front row cheering for her.
Her latest film has been directed by Pradeep Sarkar of Pareenita fame and releases on August 20. The story revolves around a group of youngsters living in the backstreets of Mumbai and sees Deepika playing a blind girl.