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Last Updated 13.11.2019 | 7:36 PM IST



Deepti Naval in a new direction

Critically acclaimed actress Deepti Naval for whom the sky is not the limit and dabbles with consummate ease in different media be it films, direction, scripting, painting, photography, poetry. Currently she is on a lookout for locals in the picturesque valley of Himachal Pradesh for her film on the life on Amrita Pritam, the first prominent Punjabi female writer. Deepti along with her scriptwriter Saini Ashesh, actress Pratiyaksha and actor Kishore Thukral have already been to several places in the Mandi Valley and adjoining Kullu Valley to look for suitable locations. The film showcases the early life of Amrita Pritam and the two men in her life, lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and Imroz who was several years younger to her and whom she lived with without marrying Amrita Pritam who died in 2005 due to a prolonged illness is the holder of the highest literary award in India, the Jnanapith for her highly acclaimed novels namely Rassedi Ticket (Revenue ticket) and Pinjar (skeleton) which has also been made into a film.

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