By the end of her re-launch film Tell Me Oh Khuda, Esha Deol is a skilled film technician. Says Esha, "Throughout the making of Tell Me Oh Khuda, I was learning on the job. Today, I am ready to direct. But I first need to build my position as an actress."
Says Esha, "I've learnt plenty on the technical side of filmmaking during Tell Me Of Khuda. But it's a bit early for me to change lanes."
Esha, who become a bit of recluse, is ready to strike back. Her home production Tell Me Oh Khuda is being put together by her and her mom Hema Malini frame by frame to make sure the re-launch is just right.
While Hema confirms that Esha is indeed sitting on the film's editing, Esha admits, "I'm helping mom out. Yeah, I am sitting on the editing. Throughout Tell Me Oh Khuda, I was an assistant. I've learnt so much from behind the camera. Now, I'm learning how to edit. So this film has been a perfect training ground for me."
Esha doesn't rule out the possibility of direction.
One advantage of a home production is, you can learn on the job. Esha Deol is not just the leading lady of her mother Hema Malini's production Tell Me Oh Khuda, she's also the assistant director and her mother's chief technical advisor.
"I know I can direct a film anytime," says Esha who celebrated her birthday in November with a theme party.
Says Esha, "Everyone was supposed to dress up in the 1980s style. It was great fun. Usually I am not the party-party kind. But for the last year because of my involvement with our home production, I've been so cut off from all my friends I just decided to re-connect with them for my birthday."