My Journey: From Doctor to Film Producer – A Rollercoaster Ride
As a child, I had a crystal-clear dream – to become a doctor. It was a passion that ran deep within me, and I pursued it with unwavering determination. After completing my medical studies, I took a life-changing decision – to join the Indian Army as a doctor. Those five years of my life were a blend of dedication, professionalism, and an overwhelming sense of satisfaction.
A New Chapter-The Transition
Life had more surprises in store for me. After my husband’s posting to Mumbai, my journey took an unexpected turn. It was time to adapt and embrace new challenges.
Venturing into Cosmetology : Studio Aesthetic: A New Beginning
Cosmetology was an entirely uncharted territory for me. But sometimes, taking a leap of faith can lead to incredible discoveries. Studio Aesthetic became my new venture, and we were determined to bring the best to our clients.
The Power of Family : A Supportive Unit
My husband and children have been my pillars of strength throughout this rollercoaster journey. Their support and understanding have been invaluable.My daughter, Priyanka Chopra, had a vision – to produce regional films and give them a mainstream platform. Thus, Purple Pebble Pictures was born, and we set out to make this dream a reality.
Overcoming Challenges: The Uphill Battle
From finding the right team to managing multiple languages and cultures, the challenges were numerous. However, our determination and teamwork propelled us forward, leading to our first national award.
Selecting the right scripts was crucial. Ventilator and Pahuna, our initial projects, weren’t obvious choices, but their unique narratives and passionate directors convinced us.
Ventilator and Pahuna received critical acclaim, proving that sometimes unconventional choices can lead to remarkable success. These films opened doors for regional cinema on a broader stage.
Balancing Personal and Professional Life
Balancing family life with such a demanding profession isn’t easy, but strong bonds and clear communication have been our saviors. We prioritize family time and maintain a deep connection.
And there you have it, my thrilling journey from a doctor in the Indian Army to a film producer, mother, and advocate for gender equality. Life’s journey is unpredictable, but with passion, determination, and unwavering support from loved ones, you can conquer any challenge that comes your way. So go out there, chase your dreams, and embrace every twist and turn with open arms. Who knows where life might take you next!