Recently the 69th National Film Awards took place in New Delhi on August 24, marking a significant moment for the film industry. The ceremony, postponed for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, saw the recognition of new talents, including renowned names like Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon, who clinched their first National Awards. Among those celebrating was Esha Deol, whose short film "Ek Duaa" secured a special mention in the non-feature film category at the awards.
The actress, Esha Deol, shared her elation at her film's commendation during a recent interview with News18. When questioned about her parents' response to her film's success, Esha emphasized the importance of parental support. "No matter what we undertake in life, we always yearn for our parents' blessings. Their approval means the world to us. As a mother myself, I understand the significance of backing and blessing my own children. It's a crucial aspect," Esha remarked.ALSO READ: Esha Deol reveals taking mom Hema Malini's approval for wearing a bikini for 'Dhoom'
Opening up about her debut production, "Ek Duaa," Esha revealed that her parents, the iconic Dharmendra and Hema Malini, were initially concerned about the intense scrutiny that would accompany her career choice. "My parents are legends in the industry. Naturally, they harbored the concern that their child entering the same field would be subjected to heightened scrutiny due to their stature. However, upon receiving the award, their worries transformed into pride," Esha added.
As Esha Deol continues to make her mark in the film industry, her recent appearances in "Hunter Tootega Nahi Todega" and "Rudra: The Edge of Darkness" have showcased her versatile talent.ALSO READ: Hema Malini gives a peek at unseen pictures from her 75th birthday; calls Dharam Ji's presence a "blessing"