After making her mark in Bollywood, Esha Deol is presently having fun with her stint with quick movies. Having acquired rave evaluations for Cakewalk, the actor is now right here with Ek Duaa, an emotional story of a mom and daughter. The movie which is a part of the Voot Film Fest has additionally been produced by her underneath the banner Bharat Esha Films. Speaking solely to indianexpress.com about what prompted her to don the producer’s hat, Esha Deol stated that it was one thing that she wished to at all times do.
“I was approached for Ek Duaa as an actor but when I heard the script, it did something different to me. Given I am a mother and daughter myself, it pulled at my heartstrings very strongly. I knew that I wanted to be a part of it in more ways than just an actor. It was an extraordinary film and if I were to make a film someday, I wanted to do something like this. And that’s how it became my first project,” she shared. Adding that given she too has daughters, it was an emotional problem for her to shoot.
Esha additional stated that turning right into a producer was a special expertise as she felt extra accountable when she was on the set. “I wanted to make sure everyone was well fed and taken care of. I wanted to make them part of a family and that they too should consider this film as theirs. That was my sole intention.”
Sharing extra in regards to the quick movie, which has been directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, the actor referred to as it a ‘beautiful story’. Stating that it has a gorgeous narrative, Esha stated that it’s a really humble effort from their aspect to contribute to an even bigger concern. “I hope it creates a positive impact among viewers,” she added.
Ek Duaa brings alive the prevalent concern of discrimination towards woman youngster in our society. While instances have modified at this time, we requested Esha if she and her sister Ahana Deol ever confronted any form of discrimination whereas rising up.
She shared, “Not really and not to an extent that it personally affected me. Since childhood, I have been strong-headed and knew exactly what I want to do and what not. So all the right choices and even the mistakes that I made, were my decisions. Also, I have always had a very strong personality and nothing could affect me.”
However, readers would do not forget that throughout their go to to The Kapil Sharma Show, mom Hema Malini had revealed that father Dharmendra was not eager on Esha coming into showbiz. While her brothers Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol had been already actors, we questioned if women at all times have it powerful relating to making their very own paths.
“I wouldn’t say that they have it tough. Yes, there is a different level of challenge and boys too have their own set. As far as my father is concerned, he is possessive and orthodox, and for him, girls should be kept away from the world in a protected way. That was what he must have felt, also knowing how our industry functions. All said and done, we managed and how!” Esha concluded with a broad smile.
Earlier, Hema Malini had stated that Dharmendra didn’t approve of Esha’s Bollywood aspirations. “Dharamji didn’t like his daughter dancing or making her Bollywood debut and he had an objection to that. Later when Dharamji got to know the type of nritya (dance) which I do and how people appreciated me and my work, which fortunately made him change his mind and then he accepted his daughters dancing and also Esha’s Bollywood debut.”
Also starring Rajveer Ankur Singh and Barbie Sharma, Ek Duaa is streaming on Voot. Esha Deol may also be starring in Disney+ Hotstar’s Voot that’s being headlined by Ajay Devgn.