The remarkable stories of these young women prove that age is just a number, not even 30 and today they are India’s brightest stars touching millions of lives and inspiring them for good. These young women are confident in their skins and redefine feminism beyond the boundaries of typical Indian society. They have achieved so much already that people double their ages have not been able to achieve. These dynamic inspiring young women only in their 20s are not only powerful but hold strong opinions too. They have changed the rules and set up their own niche on their own terms in today’s world. India look forward to these amazing women of our times and expect even greater things to be achieved by them. Meet the best of five Indian women achievers in their 20s to rise and shine like a star.
Alia Bhatt (25) Actor
Child from the second marriage of dad Mahesh Bhatt and mom British born Indian actress Soni Razdan, this girl is self made. Her debut n Karan Johar ‘Student of the Year’ put her into limelight while her performance in ‘Highway’ mesmerized everyone. She was trolled and made a subject of national joke but this girl’s career trajectory is on the fast track and have more magazine covers than celebrities twice her age. She has also been famous for her relationships be it her break up with ex boyfriend Siddharth Malhotra, rumored affairs with Varun Dhawan or her current relationship with Ranbir Kapoor . This girl sure knows her way to stardom.
She says ” I don’t get cr*p because I am a young actor, I get it in general because I am young.”
P.V. Sindhu (23) Badminton Player
The whole country stood in standing ovation when this 23 year old woman went to 2016 Summer Olympics for the first time in her life and swung her racquet all the way to a silver. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver ever. P. V Sindhu is one name that is taken along with Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal and inspires millions of girls that badminton can be as charming as tennis in India.
She says ” Since I was 8,not a day has gone by grueling practice and training.”
Shreya Singhal (26) Lawyer
When two 19 year old girls were arrested for posting Facebook status about Bal Thackeray under section 66A of the Information technology Act 2000, Shreya Singhal realized enough was enough. This gutsy woman decided to fight the system which was a grueling task for anyone, leave alone a 20 something law graduate but she put up a great show and ultimately marked a big victory for her and registered her name into law books forever. She also gave a message to the big and influential that sec 66 A can not be misused to trouble innocent citizens exercising their rights of freedom to speech.
She says ” You are never too young to be passionate and you can always ask for help.”
Rega Jha (27) Ex Editor in Chief Buzzfeed India
When 23 year old Rega Jha set up Buzzfeed India, nobody knew Buzzfeed would soon be India’s go to website forever.. She started off as a writer in 2013 before moving to India and establish the Buzzfeed website and expand its reach in South Asia. She devised content strategies that worked well for the Indian audience and revolutionarized the way social media and blog world is today. She’s been an ardent feminist and active on social media, voicing her opinions and starting a conversation about social issues, body positivity, mental health, feminism and political problems prevailing in India and around the world. She steps down as Editor in Chief Buzzfeed India June 2018 to venture into another unexplored horizons. She makes you believe in dreams do come true.
She says “I am interrupted in meetings, not taken seriously, battle dismissive comments despite the fact that I know my s**t”
Masaba Gupta (29) Fashion Designer
When the 19 year old Masaba Gupta showcased her unconventional prints back in 2009,this woman brought about the mammoth change the Indian fashion industry needed almost single handedly. Putting an eponymous label on wheels soon after (at 20s) is no small feat either. Nothing about her is conventional or Sanskari. Love child of Neena Gupta and West Indies cricketer Sir Vivian Richards made sure to follow the foot prints of her famous parents and achieved to be a billionaire at such young age. Her clothing brand Masaba are popular of selling all of its stock as soon as they hit the lifestyle stores.
She says ” I am proud of my achievements but I still have a long way to go”
These young women along with many others are winning hearts and establishing milestones all too early in their lives and we wish they achieve more such goals and also inspire generations.