Dr Elakshi Morey Gupta – Interview by Mehul Suthar

Tell me about you.. your place of birth, where u brought up? your family? schooling? college? your interests?

I was born in Nagpur city and brought up in a small town Akola.

My parents are doctors and Following their legacy. I continued my education in Science. I did my schooling from Holy Cross Convent School-Akola. I did my graduation BDS from Sharad Pawar Dental college Sawangi. I got married to the love of my life Dr Aniket Gupta in 2012 while I was pursuing my Masters in dental surgery. I did my post graduation MDS from VSPM’s dental college Nagpur.

My hobbies are including listening music, dance, modelling and cooking.

How you entered fashion Industry?

I always wanted to be a model and an actress. After completion of my education and support of my husband and family, I applied for Mrs India pageant in 2015. I won the title of Mrs India Globe in September 2015. I represented India in December 2015 which was held in Shenzen China. Amongst 53 countries I was the runner up of Mrs Globe. Since then I pursued my dream of being a model and entered into the fashion industry.

What projects you have done?

I have walked for few of fashion shows including a Known designer show of Vikram Phadnsi and Colombo Fashion Week. I was Showstopper for TBZ jewellers, Designer Ambika Pillai, Pune Fashion week for Heena and NMFW for Siddhant Gupta.Have done one short film and one video song. One commercial ad of the master card with renowned actor Mr. Anil Kapoor. My yellow table with chef kunal kapur on NDTV Goodtimes. Social activities of tree plantation, Save girl child, Anti Tobacco campaigns and Brand Ambassador of eye donation in Acharya Vinobha Bhave research Hospital. I had been Jury member for few Fashion events/contests. Concept shoot for International Designer Vishal Kapoor – He is an amazing person to work with and has a versatile collection.

Any major achievement?

I am happy that along with my profession I am following my passion and living my dream. The love and respect which I got from my family and friends is the major achievement for me.

Vitals:

5’8″; 35-28-37

Favourites:

Actor: Salman Khan

Actress: Deepika Padukone

Colour: yellow

Attire: Saree

Food: Indian Thali

Film: Kuch Kuch Hota hai

Latest crush: Ranbir Kapoor

What are your future plans?

I want to continue modelling along with dentistry and simultaneously deliver a positive message to the society. I would like to bring a good change if I can.

Credits:

Conceptualise, Design &Style By: Vishal Kapoor VK

Wardrobe: VK’s PANACHErunway

Photography: Ayesha Khan

Hair & Makeup: Pervez Alam

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