After a decade of forsaking a flourishing profession within the modelling and glamour trade, Akshata Prabhu made a comeback. She gained a world title which led to what she as soon as aspired to as a teen — to change into an actor.
“I’ve been into modelling for an excellent 6-7 years, working with a number of main manufacturers, performed the lead in Marathi movie Paathavni (2008) and featured in a chartbuster remix music video Do Ghoont Mujhe Bhi Pila De (2004). But I gave up my profession after dealing with points like casting sofa and plenty of asking for undue favours,” says Prabhu who can be a paediatric dental surgeon.
She recollects, “I used to be getting good provides and have auditioned for a undertaking starring an enormous actor however I needed to let go of the undertaking as a consequence of adverse experiences up to now. Then I began to look into different profession choices following which I cracked a medical examination and have become a dentist. Now I’m married and have a college going daughter so, I made a decision to make a comeback!”
Prabhu turned the primary runners-up in Mrs India World (2019) and went on to win Ms International World (2021) in Florida, USA.
“So, I made a decision to up this magnificence contest route additionally, I and my husband (additionally a dental surgeon) gave up our medical professions and zeroed on to ascertain our personal manufacturing home to offer a platform to us in addition to others. I used to be able to go the additional mile to realize for myself one factor led to a different. I never thought the way it will occur however I had ardour and religion that one can all the time make a comeback, it’s never too late!”
Prabhu began The International Glamour Project the place youngsters, younger women and married girls compete on the identical platform regardless of their age, weight, measurement, top and complexion.
“Our brief movie The Rising Queens might be screened on the New York Film Festival in October. We shot it with 5 actual participant actors. Besides, we’ve shot a four-episode internet sequence capturing the journey of people from all around the nation who aspire to be pageant queens, actors or change into public figures. I characteristic each as an actor, narrator, screenplay author and visualiser. The movie has been produced and directed by my husband Swaroop Puranik, additionally a theatre director,” she says.
Prabhu might be doing a world internet sequence as nicely. “I’ve signed a contract for a world internet sequence primarily based on the guide The Italians the place I play United Nations ambassador Indira Gupta. The shoot will begin subsequent yr within the US,” she concludes.