Preeti Jagwani, hailing from Lucknow, has been selected as one of the finalists for the next edition of Rubaru Mrs. India beauty pageant. She is an entrepreneur and the founder of the Boutique – PJ Creations. She is based in Kolkata and, holds a degree in science from CSJM University. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her life experiences and her journey so far.
Q. Many congratulations to you for making it to the national finals of Rubaru Mrs. India competition. How do you feel about it?
Preeti Jagwani: I feel so proud and honored that I have been selected as one of the finalists for the next edition of Rubaru Mrs. India beauty pageant. Via this pageant, I will get an opportunity to influence others in a positive way. I am grateful to all the people who have supported and request them to keep supporting me. I shall do you all proud. ..
Q. Please tell us something about your hobbies and areas of interest.
Preeti Jagwani: I am a quick learner, avid reader, travel enthusiast, and art and craft lover. I like to volunteer for community service and in charity events. I like doing things with my hands whether it is painting or crafting. My family and I have been supporting charitable organizations. It is our way of giving back to the society that has given us so much. We feel fortunate and privileged that the God has bestowed us with the strength to influence others in a positive way. Apart from that, I-also like to design clothes, it is also my current profession.
Q. Describe yourself in three words.
Preeti Jagwani: Creative, determined and optimistic.
Q. In your opinion, what is the best way handle criticism?
Preeti Jagwani: Nobody likes being criticized but unfortunately it is a part of life. If we respond to criticism without careful consideration and analysis, then it can easily lead to suffering. According to me, we should not always take it personally and if it is related to our personal lives, then take it with a smile. It creates a positive vibration and smoothens the situations. It motivates other persons to moderate their approach. Through negative criticism we have the opportunity to learn and improve ourselves from their suggestions.
Q. When is the biggest lesson that your life has taught you?
Preeti Jagwani: According to me, life is a continuous learning experience. We rise, we fall and learn important lessons in practical .My biggest lesson in my life has been to be grateful and positive towards our family and friends because they are the pillars of our lives that will stand forever. The second biggest lesson in my life that I have learnt, is that with hardwork and determination, you can achieve your dreams. I proved it when I was crowned I-Glam Face of West Bengal and subsequently becoming a finalist of Rubaru Mrs. India contest.
Q. What or who has been your greatest support in life?
Preeti Jagwani: My family and especially my husband. Other than this, my friends. All of them have been an amazing support system in my life/
Q. Any quote or saying that has profound impact on you.
Preeti Jagwani: “Success does not come with magic, it requires hardwork and determination.”
Q. Lastly, any message for the readers.
Preeti Jagwani: Never give up on your dreams. Have faith in yourself and also trust the almighty. Thank you.