Deana Uppal, former Miss India UK, will run the London marathon on July 9 this year to raise money for the “Charity Help Smile Trust”. This charity goes out to third world countries and provides plastic re- constructive surgery to people in the developing world who would otherwise have no access to it. Up- pal has already raised more than £1000 for this noble cause.
Indian British model and actress who will be seen as a Punjabi village girl in the film “Hard Kaur” gathered headlines when she participated in Big Brother 13 (UK) in 2012 and in the Indian reality show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” in 2014. The feature film is being directed by Ajit Rampal. Uppal is playing the role of Sirat, a simple village girl, who braves the harassment by the male dominated society.
Apart from “Hard Kaur”, she will also be seen as a British girl in “yeh Hai India” releasing on Aug 4,2017.Uppal added a new talent to her long list of achievements, by releasing her first ever music video as a director ‘Main Kosa Rabb Nu’ by Shamshad With a successful business enterprise DKU World, which is a model and talent specialist agency based in Mumbai and London under her wing, she will be herself producing and directing a Punjabi film in the coming year. Deana Uppal has proved that there is nothing she cannot do. No doubt, British Asian beauty Deana Uppal has a knack for artistic creativity as well as an aptitude for entrepreneurship. And, as an Indian woman, her efforts are inspirational to others. By showing that there is nothing holding you back except yourself.
(Inputs from Kapil Dudakia, United Kingdom Bureau)