Dipti Mehta is a New York born Indian actress, who, after completing studies, got her first job as a radio jockey in All India Radio and with FM section of Mumbai. She has been active in stage plays during her college days even. She is highly qualified film personality who has a bachelor and master degree and even completed her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona before stepping into cine world. She is also a qualified classical dancer in Bharatanatayam and Kathak. Dipti also appeared in a number of TV shows and even Bollywood films.

TV shows often become well-known for the actors who star in them. Zee Next’s Hum Tum is an example where Dipti performed the fashion designer role as Anjali, which bagged her a few more assignments as TV Host for many programmes. After bagging some TV programmes as a host, she bagged an universal role in Life Camera Action directed by Rohit Gupta which fetched her international acclaim. After Life Camera Action’s success, she will be soon seen in another Rohit Gupta’s production film, Midnight Delight, which is under co-production. Life Camera Action received critical acclaim worldwide. The film was invited at various international film festivals and received multiple awards. This New York born Indian actress won her first international award as best actress for her performance in the highly praised internationally acclaimed film Life Camera Action at the 29th Goldie Film Festival in Florida and she was in the front page story in many international magazines.

She began her film career as a cameo actor in Hindi cinema and then turned to a leading actress role in short films such as Penumbra that was screened at short film corner - Cannes film festival in 2012. 

She also writes plays, one of her play Grahan which she wrote won her best script awards at a theater competition, Astitva 2004- Mumbai. Acting and writing are not so different. Both require discipline, facility with language. She is one among the few actors, who have taken on the literary arena. 

She has disciplined herself in the field of action, but within writing as well. She is covered almost every branch of writing and still managed to maintain a solid, funny grip in acting, as she had proclaimed once that she dreamt of being an actor since she was pretty young.
Dimple Kapadia Hindi Actress

Dimple Kapadia

Regarded as the wife of the first superstar of Hindi cinema Rajesh Khanna, she made her foray into films with showman Raj Kapoor’s Bobby in 1973. She later spent her life as a devoted house wife after marrying Rajesh Khanna in the same year 1973 and had almost had quit the film industry. She played her first Bollywood teen role in Bobby and became heart-throb of Indians. She is highly popular for the title role of Bobby she was cast opposite Raj Kapoor’s son Rishi Kapoor which was a blockbuster hit which went to capture the heart of cinegoers for teen romance, melodious music and versatile performances. Her ultimate decision to quit cinema in 1973, put a big question mark to the seasoned actress. She bid bye to the film industry and made a comeback with Ramesh Sippys’ Sagar, which won her critical acclaim. Dimple Kapadia has managed to find a place in the history of Indian cinema with some of her soul-stirring performances after she made her comeback with Ramesh Sippy’s Sagar that featured again Rishi Kapoor and Kamal Haasan. Winner of Filmfare Awards for Best Actress in Bobby and Sagar, she bagged some serious roles in art cinema too. Along with Sridevi and Rekha, she went to become one of three leading actresses in India in 1980s. She then managed to find a place in the history of Indian cinema with some of her soul-stirring performances in Kalpana Lazmi’s Rudali for which she got national award. Govind Nihalin’s Drishti and Gulzar’s Lekin will be remembered for her soulful performances. Even in Mahesh Bhatt’s Kaash, her role was critically acclaimed. After winning national best actress award and Filmfare award for Lazmi’s Rudali, She also acted in a Bengali movie directed by Mrinal Sen. She was regarded as the most glamorous, spontaneous, instinctive, intelligent and hard-working actress in 1990. She also acted in Subash Ghai’s film Ram Lakhan opposite Jackie Shroff. She acted with almost all leading actors of Indian cinema such as Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Feroz Khan, Raj Babbar, Nana Patekar, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor and so on. She has two daughters, Twinkle Khanna, who is married to today’s action hero Akshay Kumar and Rinke Khanna. She has acted in Bengali, Malayalam and Tamil films too. She was last seen in Welcome Back and got people’s recognition in Cocktail released in 2012. She will be always remembered as Bobby girl of Indian cinema.

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