I Will Be Going Back As A Happier Person: Deepti Naval Undergoes Angioplasty

Deepti Naval angioplasty

68-year-old veteran actress Deepti Naval was admitted to a hospital in Mohali on Monday for an angioplasty. After the surgery, she was reported to be discharged from the medical facility on late Tuesday night. She is “perfectly fine now”. There were previous reports that Naval had suffered a heart attack in Manali.

As per reports, Naval has been in Rohtang for the past one month and after she suffered a heart attack, she was rushed to a hospital in Mohali. However, talking to PTI, the renowned actress claimed it was a “heart symptom,” and nothing major.

“That’s true (about the angioplasty) and I’m perfectly fine now,” Naval told PTI. The actor is also  well-known as a writer, a director, a painter, a photographer.

While talking to Mirror about the same, Deepti Naval said, “Yes, I was at the Fortis in Chandigarh, and had a small procedure which was done due to a health hazard. It’s being very well taken care of. I will be going back as a happier person.”

Talking about her health, Dr RK Jaswal, director, who operated upon the actor, said, “She underwent stenting of the left anterior descending artery, utilising the advanced imaging technology optical coherence tomograph.”


Naval, whose debut film was Shyam Benegal’s 1978 film Junoon, is known for her iconic roles in Chashme Buddoor, Angoor, Rang Birangi, Katha, Sath Sath and Ankahee among many others. Her directorial debut was Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish starring Manisha Koirala, a critically acclaimed film. It won several awards at international film festivals and was also premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009.

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Naval also starred in an oscar-nominated film Lion as Saroj Sood alongside Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. She was last seen in Amazon Prime Video’s series Made in Heaven.

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