1. What do you do for a living?
I dream about it. I plan for it. I work through it. And I achieve it.
2. What does your work entail?
The list is long. Importantly I do more of hi fashion modelling, as an image consultant. I change people’s life’s and empower them.
3. What’s a typical work week like?
Spend your Sundays well. Thereafter, it will brings a week of content. Its worth it.
4. What else would you like people to know about your career?
I do everything in my high heels. I think better in my high heels.
5. How did you get started?
After I completed my graduation degree, I worked as a brand solution manager in a grooming chain in India. One fine day, in newspapers there was news about Miss India auditions and I didn’t want to attend that apparently. But after being forced by my mother I did, and which I ended up winning. Since then there was no looking back. So my first scouting agent is my mother apparently.
6. What do you love the most about your work?
I am intensively in love with what I do because firstly, I find it a dream come true career. Secondly, it makes me travel the world. I adore traveling. I’ve traveled five countries since the time I started modelling (1 year back) in my country.
7. What do you dislike?
A normal usual life. I am a charmer in manipulative ways.
8. How do you make money or how are you compensated?
I work to make money. As mentioned earlier I work as model and Image consultant.
9. What is most rewarding?
One fine day I finally acknowledged myself, that unexpected things will always happen in life. And with this I realized that the only control I had was how I choose to handle it. So, I made the decision to survive with courage and grace and make my own choices and decisions. Now, the choice is mine. The decisions are mine. This is what is rewarding for me. Being a strong and independent woman.
10. What is most challenging about what you do?
People told me I couldn’t, that’s why I did it. Most challenging was to prove them wrong. In life, facing challenges is what is the most challenging. And every new challenge makes you a better version of yourself. I am proud of the woman I am today because I challenged myself to become who i am today.
11. What advice would you offer someone considering this career?
Be original. Be you. The world will adjust.
12. How often do you take a break?
To be honest, I’ve created a life so amazing for myself that I don’t need a vacation to escape from it.
13. What skills are needed to do this?
Some women are lost in the fire and some women are built from it. A women with this fire in her and an extraordinary attitude is what it takes to be successful.
14. What is a common misconception people have about what you do?
People walk through your mind with their dirty feet. But you should always have a strength of inner sense and not let that affect you in any way. There are so many misconceptions about my reality but I never take things personally. There is a huge amount of freedom to it.
15. How would you describe what you do?
I’m very picky about my work and I like giving long thoughts to it. But once I’m sure about doing it and I believe in it, I do it.
Interviewee: Pooja Bimrah ( Miss India )