Family members

Father Uday C Naval
Mother Himadri Naval
Ex-husband Prakash Jha
Daughter Disha

Short biography

Deepti Naval was born on 3rd February 1957 in Amritsar, Punjab state. She did her education at City University of New York and Hunter College in Manhattan. She holds Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.

She started her acting career in 1977 through Bollywood film Jallian Wala Bagh playing a supporting role. Her breakthrough came in 1980 with Ek Baar Phir wherein she played the lead role alongside Suresh Oberoi. She subsequently appeared in major commercial hits like Chashme Buddoor co-starring Farooq Shaikh, Saeed Jaffrey and Rakesh Bedi, Mirch Masala co-starring Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Suresh Oberoi and Om Puri, Bawandar, Freaky Chakra, Inkaar, among other films.

Apart from films she also worked for Television show Mukti Bandhan aired on Colors in 2011. She is also a poet and published her collection of poems in 1981 as ‘LAMHA LAMHA’, in 2004 as “Black Wind”.

Deepti Naval / Dipti family members’ names and photos


She was born to Uday C Naval and Himadri Naval.Deepti Naval Parents father Uday C Naval

Deepti Naval Parents mother Himadri Naval

Ex-husband and children [1 daughter]

Deepti Naval married film producer and director Prakash Jha in 1985 and the couple adopted a daughter named Disha. The couple got divorce in 2002.

Deepti Naval Ex-husband Prakash Jha

Deepti Naval children adopted daughter Disha