(Last Updated on : 19/06/2013)
Deepti Bhatnagar in the year 1992 visited Mumbai
to identify a proper ad agency to endorse and thus promote her handicrafts factory in Meerut
her life changed ninety degree as fate had radical plans set for her.
Early Life of Deepti Bhatnagar
Deepti Bhatnagar was born in a Hindu Kayastha family from Meerut. She did her early education from Delhi and attended Meerut University. She moved to Mumbai in 1992 to identify a good ad agency to promote her handicrafts factory in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
Career Of Deepti Bhatnagar
Bhatnagar was in Mumbai in 1992 for promoting her handicrafts, when she got an opportunity to sign for an ad agency to model for the Roopmilan saris' press ad and after that ad she signed 12 more campaigns. Deepti Bhatnagar's Indian modelling yatra had begun. She had given up her interest in running the handicraft factory and entered into the professional modeling world. She won the Eves Weekly contest in 1990. Soon afterwards, she was modeling in Singapore for various international fashion shows.
Her first film role came in Sanjay Gupta's Ram Shastra, also starring Jackie Shroff
and Manisha Koirala
. Some of her better known films are Pelli Sandadi (Telugu), Inferno and the Aamir Khan
starrer Mann. Her brilliant smile, great Indian looks and long silky hair ensured that she was never going to go back to her handicrafts unit in Meerut.
While her dream inning in modelling continued, Deepti also started flirting with Bollywood, but with rather dismal results. Though she went on to do a dozen Hindi films, she could never really make it.
In 2001, she ventured into television production with the travel shows Yatra, a religious travel guide show and Musafir Hoon Yaaron, an around the world travel guide show, both aired on STAR Plus
. She also hosted both the shows. She visited around 80 countries in 6 years for Musafir Hoon Yaaron.
She started her own production company, Deepti Bhatnagar Productions having facilities of dubbing, editing and post-production.
Personal life of Deepti Bhatnagar
Bhatnagar married her long-time boyfriend Randeep Arya, director of Musafir Hoon Yaroon. They have a son, Shubh, born on July 25, 2003. Bhatnagar gave birth to a second boy, named Shiv, at Breach Candy Hospital on January 8, 2008.