THE HINDU, FRIDAY – SEP 23, 1994
REACHING FOR THE SKY
There is more to her
than just single-track obsession acting. Imran Merchant on Deepti
Naval and the TV serial ‘Thodasa Aasman’ her first
attempt at direction.
Deepti Naval never fails to
surprise me. Having known her for a fairly long time. I have
kept discovering various aspects of her several creative and
artistic pursuits, realizing single-track obsession with acting.
But every time one thought that there could be really nothing
more that just one, single person – no matter creative
– could do, Deepti never failed to pull out just that
one more creative rabbit out of her amazingly fertile mental
hat: Now, she may be breaking new ground with “Thoda sa
Aasman”, but knowing, Deepti, this is probably the first
and not the last of several audio-visual explorations to come.
And, so long as she maintains the minimum standard of excellence
that is reflected in her other artistic output, Deepti’s
arrival on the national network as a writer-director is more