DEANA UPPAL BIG BROTHER FINALIST AND FORMER MISS INDIA UK BAGS FIRST BOLLYWOOD FLICK
Bollywood beckons BIG BROTHER FINALIST and former MISS INDIA UK starlet, DEANA UPPAL as the model turned actress has SECURED HER FIRST MOVIE that she will start filming in Mumbai later this month.
Deana said " I was ecstatic when I received the news I was to debut in my first Bollywood flick as its been a really tough roller coaster year. The Big Brother experience really drained me both physically and emotionally, but I believe everything happens for a reason and the experiences in the house has made me into a stronger woman"
Deana's experiences in the house have led the former beauty queen to go on to support and become an ambassador of the India based charity, DIVINE TOUCH. Divine Touch is a charity headed and funded by Bollywood Playback singer and actor MIKA SINGH, that targets women in under-privileged areas across India and provides education and skill development workshops to help women become more self independent and empowered
Deana added “I am one hundred percent in support of Divine Touch. I spend a vast majority of time in India and on a daily basis I see the many hardships women face in India on a day to day basis. Some of the struggles they face are truly horrific and painful to digest"
“Supporting organisations such as Divine Touch is very important to me as i can help highlight an avenue for women to help better themselves and the lives of their children. I am due to fly to Mumbai at the end of the month to shoot my scenes for my new Bollywood movie and I will be making frequent visits to the Divine Touch hubs to lend my support and love"
Deana is continuing to use her figure within the community to further help empower women, by lending her support for INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY that takes place each year on 8TH MARCH. A day that celebrates the impact of women in society across the world.
"I urge everyone to support the day and for women to unite together across the world and celebrate our successes however small or minor."
Deana will be marking the day by hosting a women's only event that celebrates the momentous occasion .
Deana will be blogging her journey to India supporting the Divine Touch charity as well as unveiling her new Bollywood debut film details on a on-line blog which will feed off her new website