BEHIND THE LENS
Namaste! Hello! Welcome!
Deepti: actor, coffee lover, and most definitely a cat lady - among other things.
Born in Jabalpur, India to a South-Indian mom and Punjabi dad she speaks Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, and Punjabi fluently. She has been acting since childhood --- she studied theatre extensively all the way through college and received her degree in Theatre Arts. For five years, she was the artistic director and producer of The Cranbrook Court Theatre Company, a theatre group that was created by young actors to help educate children about theatre and find passion in the arts.
She has been acting in film and television for over a decade. Her goal is to create positive and powerful images of South Asian women on mainstream media.
Deepti currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband, Peter Kingra-Mickelsen and their three beautiful cats! When she's not working she likes to cozy up with coffee, cats, and books - currently reading Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl