Deepa Parab hails from Mumbai and she was interested in acting since her childhood. She was already active in Marathi theatre when she was studying in Maharishi Dayanand College in Parel, Mumbai. There she met Ankush Chaudhary who was also a student in the college and was also interested in drama and acting. They made good friends and decided to marry each other but only after they settle down in life.
After leaving college Deepa took up acting in Marathi theatre as her professional career and did her first commercial drama which was titled Bombay Meri Jaan. The drama was directed by Kedar Jadhav and she performed a small but challenging role in it. Her performance attracted the attention of public towards her and the first success she received was in the drama ''. After that she performed in a number of Marathi films and dramas like Maratha Battalion, Chakwa, lagaan-the dedication etc.
Almost at the same time, she received an offer for TV serial Chhoti Maa which was aired on Zee TV and she became the loved one all over the country by the reach of the serial. It was a remake of the super hit Tamil serial Chithi and was an instant hit.
After Chhoti Maa she acted in another serial of Sony TV 'Thodi Khushi Thoda Gam' which was aired during 2006-07. Deepa was an instant hit again and established herself as a Hindi TV serial actor in no time.
After a number of Hindi and Marathi serials and movies, she married her old flame Ankush and settled down.