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The Multifaceted Actress-Painter, Deepti Naval

Deepti Naval

Deepti Naval, a multifaceted talent hailing from the heart of Amritsar, Punjab, India, has left an indelible mark on the world of Indian cinema. Born on February 3, 1952, Deepti Naval is not just an actress, director, and writer. 

Deepti Naval

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Throughout her career, she has been celebrated for her compelling portrayals of characters that mirror the evolving roles of women in India. Beyond the silver screen, Deepti Naval has also flourished as a painter and photographer, adding yet another layer to her rich artistic tapestry. 

Here are some lesser-known facts about Deepti Naval:

-Deepti Naval’s lineage is a blend of Punjabi and Pahadi roots, with her father hailing from Amritsar, Punjab, and her mother from Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.

-For a brief period, Deepti Naval was wed to filmmaker Prakash Jha, their union lasting two years. Despite their separation, Deepti and Prakash have maintained a close friendship, often coming together to watch films.

Deepti Naval

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-Despite her father’s wish for her to pursue painting, Deepti’s heart was set on acting. Her artistic creations have been featured in numerous exhibitions, showcasing her talent to the world.

-An adopted daughter named Disha, shared by Deepti and Prakash Jha, is an integral part of their family. Disha considers her separated parents as a unified family and is actively learning industry skills from her father.

 Deepti Naval

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-Deepti Naval’s artistic repertoire extends beyond acting, with her establishing herself as a skilled painter. Within her collection, Naval’s notable paintings encompass subjects like nuns, the Kumaon region, and various landscapes.

Deepti Naval shared a close bond with Farooq Sheikh, both on and off the screen, collaborating in numerous films, beginning with ‘Chashme Buddoor.’ Among their well-loved works were ‘Saath Saath,’ ‘Listen…Amaya,’ and ‘Katha.’ While she affectionately dubbed Farooq a charming flirt, he maintained a unique rapport with her, often teasing her with playful banter and jokes, qualities she found endearing.

Deepti Naval

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– Naval was last year dragged into an ugly controversy which questioned her dignity. The diva was giving interviews along with Farooq Sheikh at her terrace apartment ahead of the release of the ‘Chashme Baddoor’ remake. The members of her residential society objected to the activity and warned her of stopping the ‘naatak’. The actress was shocked to read the other day that the newspapers had accused her of running a prostitution den. Feeling insulted, she too warned of taking an action against the media for the same.


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