Praised by The New York Times for her performance in the feature film ‘Walkaway’, Deepti’s career spans across India, Singapore, Pakistan and the United States.
With an MFA in Acting from the UT Austin, she’s lived in New York and now Los Angeles where she continues to build her career in acting, voice-over, and diversity consultation.
Recently, Deepti booked a national TV and Radio commercial for Wells Fargo.
You will hear her beautiful voice and see her lovely face on a radio and/or TV soon. If you do, let her know what you thought of the spot.
When people talk, great things happen.
Deepti stars in Record/Play, a short film that was the official selection at Sundance 2013. War, fate and a broken Walkman transcend time in this sci-fi love story.
Happy and You Know It
Deepti wrote and directed this darkly funny short film about Devika whose response to her planned pregnancy isn’t what she expected. Her attempts to feel happy fail as she sees troubling visions of rivalry with her future baby. A moment of truth changes it all and she realizes she doesn’t know how to embrace this new event in her life.
The film is currently in post-production.
Deepti shot a TV commercial for HP DV6 in which she played a Zombie.
After 4 hours in the make-up chair she was ready to scare the audience’s socks off.
The commercial will air on Television across India, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.
The New York Times calls Deepti’s performance in Walkaway “film’s most affecting performance“.
Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City. Walkaway received a nationwide limited theatrical release in 2010.
Read the full New York Times review here
Umbrella (feature in post-production)
Deepti recently finished principal photography for an indie feature, Umbrella, which she stars in and co-produced.
Umbrella is about the loneliness of living in a big city and the choices people make to relieve the pressure. Two strangers on a rooftop, a Peeping Tom and a cutter, try to find common ground. It all changes as secrets are revealed. What begins as an act of kindness turns into a war of wills. More on the facebook page
A 20 episode drama about an immigrant couple who want to live the American Dream and the woman who turns their world around. Neeyat was shot in NYC and is currently airing on ARY internationally.
See behind the scenes photos and watch the teaser on Deepti’s FanPage