Sanchita Padukone is an Indian film actress, who predominantly acts in Tamil and also appears in Kannada films and Telugu films. She hails from the same village as Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, and has denied media reports that the two are related.
Sanchita recently clarified that she is not related to Deepika Padukone. Padukone is the name of a village near Mangalore in Karnataka. All the people in that village have Padukone as their family name. Likewise both Deepika and Sanchita hail from the same village called Padukone.