It's taken me 25 years to direct a film: Deepa Sahi

Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) After waiting for 25 years, Deepa Sahi is finally set to wield the megaphone for a lighthearted no-holds-barred romantic movie "Na Na Karte Pyaar". And the actress has no less than Hema Malini and Nana Patekar as the leads in her directorial debut.

"Yes, it has taken me a while to get here. But now I feel right for it. Believe it or not I came into the industry to make films. But, then, since I had no support system, no sugar daddys or godfathers I was advised to become an actress first," Deepa told IANS.

She took the advice seriously and it was Govind Nihalani who gave Deepa her first break as an act