"I wanted to be an IAS officer, but my heart always told me to dance. I knew that if I was doing a desk job I’d always feel that I belong somewhere else."
Although she grew up in a conservative family in Delhi, Shakti Mohan chose the unconventional path. She danced her way to the top of television stardom.
With the intention of establishing dance as a legitimate professional career, she recently started a dance school called Nritya Shakti that welcomes anyone who loves to dance.
Ileana has been battling with body dysmorphic disorder for 15 years. Despite that, she hasn't given up on her dreams of making a mark in Bollywood.Her Story
Bani received a lot of criticism for straying away from society's construct of beauty. She chose to ignore the naysayers and kept doing what makes her happy.Her Story
Fighting off labels ever since she was a teen, Sapna Bhavnani has always lived by her own rules and her confidence has inspired many.Her Story
After many failed attempts, Anjali Lama became the first transgender model to walk the ramp at one of India's top fashion events.Her Story
In an industry where size zero is the norm, Huma Qureshi has challenged every stereotype and silenced all her skeptics with her acting abilities.Her Story
Refusing to conform to a stereotype, Mallika Dua has created an inimitable sense of humour. She takes every role she gets and makes it her own.Her Story
Sartorial narrator, Bandana Tewari has made her mark in the world of fashion, while juggling work and being a single mother.Her Story
Nothing could stop adventure enthusiast Dilshad Master from living her life according to her own terms. Not even cancer.Her Story >
Armed with a MBA degree, Chhavi Rajawat turned down corporate job offers to help better the lives of villagers.Her Story >