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The right woman for the job

DNMUM409501 | 3/11/2018 | Author : Team DNA | WC :3010

Indomitable ladies who are a force to reckon with in their professional spheres (and out of it)
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Smriti Irani:
Everyone’s neta and bahu

The life of an actor comes at a cost — the limelight subjects actors to many scorching stereotypes. But this former actor has managed to turn the scenario around for not only herself but many women as she holds one of the most powerful positions in the country today.
Smriti Irani’s decision to journey to Mumbai, in her early 20s, to pursue a career in acting drew resistance from her family. But she made her case, with a few words of substance, to her father, Ajar Kumar Malhotra. “If not me, then you must trust your nurturing of me, let me design a new path for myself,” Smriti reportedly told her father. From thereon, there was looking back for India’s one-time favourite ba
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