Deepti Naval: Those 23 days

Poet, actor, activist Deepti Naval travels through the dark alleys of the mind and shares some stray images that have completely changed the way she looks at the world.


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Deepti Naval

Actress, activist, artist, poet

Deepti Naval is an artiste in the true sense of the word. Deepti is an acclaimed Indian actress who migrated to the US for university. She debuted in the Hindi movie, 'Ek Baar Phir' (1979), and has acted in over 60 films, including 'Mirch Masala', 'Main Zinda Hoon', and more recently, 'Leela'. She wrote and directed 'Thodasa Aasmaan', a TV serial about women, produced a travel show, and made her directorial debut with 'Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish'. 'Lamha-Lamha' was her first poetry compilation, followed by 'Black Wind and Other Poems'. Coming up is a poetry collection from wanderings in Ladakh. She runs the Vinod Pandit Charitable Trust, in memory of her late companion, for the education of the girl child.

Untold Story

Deepti is a seeker of beauty, an explorer of wilderness. She is a professional painter and photographer and enjoys trekking in the remote mountains of Himachal and Ladakh.

Books: Black Wind, Lamha-Lamha


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