Women's Day: TV heroines share their role models
“I truly hope and wish that women be treated with dignity all the time. For us, empowerment comes from within. We must promise ourselves that we will stand up for what's right and not blindly follow the herd. We need to be our own voice of reason. We all need to be #Strong&Invincible.
“Women should be proud of who they’re. I play the character of Savitri Mai in Gathbandhan and she’s a strong headed woman who runs the family business, she plays the role of both a mother and a father to her son and also holds her family together. Well, as a strong, dedicated mother, an actor, a daughter, a wife, I know that we women play multiple roles in our lives and that’s not easy. We’re #Strong&Invincible and will not allow anyone to take us for granted.”
"I am a mother, a daughter, a sister and there are so many roles I play. Women's day is one day to celebrate women but being a woman is not easy! Through my own experiences and as I bring up a daughter, I feel we need to instill the importance of education and independence in our future generations. We need to teach them walk but truly let them aim to fly so that our country can truly compete in the global economy. Where will India be, once all the women in our country step into the work force! #Strong&Invincible.”
“Respecting all women and not trying to pull them down is the need of the hour. If we all decide to stand up and fight injustice, then this will be an equal world quashing all gender-based stereotypes. Every woman is #Strong&Invincible and she has the power to overcome life’s toughest situations with a smile.”
“I’m feeling truly empowered in playing the role of Manikarnika and I’m thankful to have been given an opportunity to play this strong, powerful woman. For centuries, women have been objectified but now we have the power to use our voice and to fight age old stereotypes. This Women’s Day, I hope that all set gender stereotypes are shattered, and gender equality prevails. Women are #Strong&Invincible and they need to get their due credit.”
“Having played the role of Janki in COLORS’ Khoob Ladi Mardaani Jhansi Ki Rani, I’ve realized the power of a woman’s voice and determination. I strongly feel that no woman, anywhere, should let go of her dreams in order to please society. We’re a gender that is strong and have multiple roles to play. We’re emotional yet sturdy, we balance professional and personal lives with absolute dedication. Women need to support each other in order to grow.”