News|July 11, 2012 1:54 pm

Simi Garewal to return to direction!

Veteran actress Simi Garewal is all set to return to film direction after a gap of almost 24 years.

Simi Garewal, who is best remembered for her role in Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker, is all charged up to return to the silver screen, not as an actor, but as a director.

She has written a script. And she is looking to direct it. The film will be shot in New York and Moscow. It is all in a developing stage…so cannot reveal anything more.

a source said.

In 1988, Simi Garewal had written and directed a Hindi feature film Rukhsat. The film, a family drama, featured Mithun Chakraborty, Anuradha Patel, Marc Zuber, Pradeep Kumar, Rohini Hattangadi and Amrish Puri.

She was also the writer-director of the popular TV talk show Rendezvous with Simi Garewal (1997), which she hosted. Besides that, she also directed a three-part TV documentary series – India’s Rajiv (1991).

Simi Garewal, who is usually spotted in her signature white clothes on TV shows and at award ceremonies, is popularly known as the ‘Lady in White”.