She Is from Pune. Was keen in acting since College, haven’t undergone any formal training in action, and it is her keen observation sense that has brought her to this level. Was a video editor for a corporate agency and then went on to assist the action editor of Salman Khan’s ‘Bodyguard’.
This was the turning point in her career as it dawned on her that she wanted to something different.
Dipti is doing 4 Marathi films all of which are under production, While Dhara 302 is her first hindi film which releases on 26 February 2016.
Dhara 302 is an action – gang war film based on true events in the land of Rajasthan. It is the story of a boy Veer Singh who takes the route of crime under difficult circumstances at the age of 12 years. The young lad is forced to continue his journey in the big bad world of crime.
It follows the life struggle of a man who unfortunately ends up becoming a criminal. Change of heart doesn’t help the protagonist as he’s forced to lead a life which nobody would want to.
Dhara 302 is written & directed by Jitendra Singh Naruka and produced by Bhawani Shankar Yogi.
Dipti Dhotre speaks to FILMY TOWN:
How did you land up with this role?
Have been knowing Jitendra Sir since the time I have been doing theatre. I was floored after listening to the songs of this film.
It was my only play in my life, a Girish Karnad. Jitendra Sir was impressed with my performance and offered me this role which I couldn’t refuse even in my dreams.
About your academics.
I am a middle class girl from Sholapur, who went to Pune for pursuing my MBA and simultaneously completed a Diploma in animation and editing.
On completion of this course, I worked for an ad agency in Pune. Thereafter she was in rough edits of several Television serials.
Does anyone in your family have a filmy background?
I don’t have any one even in my distant relatives in the Bollywood industry.
Who is your role model?
My role model is Madhuri Dixit and from the present generation it is Vidya Balan.
Tell us about your character in the film.
I am playing Kalpana, who is the love interest of a gangster Veer Singh in the film, who convinces him to gradually move towards a right path.
While the other gangster has placed me under house arrest.
One day I decide to get even with the goon who murdered my family members and constantly torturing me emotionally.
They set free goons who chasing me, after my life, and it is at this instance that Veer Singh wards these goons from around me. Then it is game of wits and fast decisions. Quite a thrilling ride.
It is here that Kalpana masterminds her scheme to avenge the death and misery of her family members.
Something about the film.
Dhara 302 has some great action, violence and emotions. We have seen a lot of gangster film based in UP or Mumbai or South India. There is crime all around and gangsters openly moving around in Rajasthan.