you do something for me?
When I die,
Will you bury the cloud with me?
Born in northern India, Deepti
Naval is an acclaimed actress. After her schooling
she migrated to the United States, where she
was educated at the City University of New York
and received her Bachelor’s degree in
Fine Arts at Hunter College in Manhattan.
She made her debut with
the movie Ek Baar Phir in the year 1979 and
has acted in more than 70 films since then.
Among these are Chashmebaddoor, Kamla, Mirch
Masala, Ankahi, Main Zinda Hoon, Panchvati,
and more recently, Leela and Freaky Chakra.
She also wrote and directed Thodasa Aasmaan,
a TV serial about women, and produced a travel
show called The Path Less Travelled.
A selection of poems in
Hindi, Lamha-Lamha was published in 1983. She
is also a painter and photographer with several
exhibitions to her credit and enjoys trekking
in the remote mountains of Himachal and Ladakh.
She also runs the Vinod
Pandit Charitable Trust, set up in memory of
her late companion, for the education of the