Meeta Vasisht (मीता विशष्ठ)
is an Indian television, film and theatre actress, who graduated from National School of Drama
(NSD), New Delhi in 1987.
Meeta Vasisht was born November 2 in Pune, (Maharashtra) India.
Parents : Colonel (retd) Indian Army, Rajeshwar Dutt Vasisht and Meenakshi Mehta Vasisht (Teacher and musician)
A post-graduate in literature from Punjab University, Chandigarh
and a graduate from the National School of Drama
(Delhi) She is also visiting faculty to some of the premier design, film and theatre institutes of India---the NIFT (Delhi), FTII (Pune), NSD (Delhi) and the NID (Ahmedabad). She has also conducted theatre workshops in the UK (London, Birmingham, Leichester) and in Damascus
. She teaches students of fashion design, film direction and acting, using theatre techniques.
She has worked in off-beat cinema as well as in commercial roles. She has worked in theatre and has written scripts as well. Since 2004, she has performed her solo play in English, Hindi and Kashmiri, titled, Lal Ded
, based on life of medieval Kashmiri mystic Lal Ded
, all over India. The Hindu
, 1 May 2005.
Apart from acting, Meeta is also actively involved in social work. She has worked with children in remand homes and with sex workers
(she started a theatre troupe by enlisting 30 sex... Read More