My Mati|Anshu Shikha Lakra|Tribal Model|The people of tribal society are attached to their traditions. Despite the modern glitz, they stick to their roots. Even today, the dream of a tribal is that their son or daughter should do a government job. But, now a generation is being prepared in Jharkhand, which is thinking out of the box. There is one such girl who has achieved success in the modeling world.
The name of this successful tribal model of Jharkhand is Anshu Shikha Lakra. Anshu Shikha Lakra, who comes from Oraon tribe, has told the world that modeling can be done in traditional clothes too. However, Anshu did not get much support from her family when she thought of going into the modeling world. The parents, like every tribal family, wanted their daughter to do a government job.
Anshu Shikha Lakra had a desire to do something new
Anshu Shikha Lakra told Prabhat Khabar (prabhatkhabar.com) that her parents wanted their only daughter to join a government job. But, after coming to Ranchi from Patratu, Anshu wanted to do something new. He was not interested in government job. She wanted to go into the aviation sector. He also got a job in Air Asia at Dum Dum Airport (Kolkata), but he had to return to complete his studies.
News reader made in television channel
Anshu Shikha Lakra tells that she had a desire to do something different in her mind. During graduation, I felt that I should work in some other field. She became a news reader in a television channel. Joined a non-governmental organization (NGO) called Tribal Development Network. He fused the traditional dress of the tribals and the modern dress. People liked it a lot.
used to go to jamshedpur to walk the ramp
With this, Anshu started modeling. She says that initially she had to go to Jamshedpur again and again for ramp walks. Later modeling also started in the capital Ranchi. She represented Jharkhand in a fashion show of IITF located in Delhi. Gradually, his confidence increased and now the support of society and family has started getting support.
…and the parents were happy
When my parents came to know that I wanted to go into modeling, they felt bad. But, I had decided that I should not do the job. When my pictures started appearing in the newspapers. People saw me while reading the news on television and told my parents that when your daughter comes on television, they loved it. Slowly he accepted my decision. Now the family members are very happy.
Won first prize in Prabhat Khabar auto show
Anshu Shikha Lakra won the title of Miss All-rounder in the auto show organized by Prabhat Khabar. She says it was the first big award in her life. Amrit Neer Herbal Company made him their brand ambassador in the year 2018. This brought great joy to his parents.
Tribal language and clothes are losing identity
Anshu Shikha Lakra, a well-known model of Jharkhand, who comes from tribal society, says that there is a crisis on the language and dress of the tribal people. We are losing our identity. This is the reason that whenever I go to a fashion show or we have a program, I wear my traditional dress. I believe that tribal clothing should be encouraged. People like my dress a lot.
Don’t Let Your Confidence Lose
Anshu Shikha Lakra says that for the success of any model it is necessary that her confidence is high. Initially I was afraid that I would be thrown out because of my complexion. All white models came. My confidence about my dark complexion used to get very low. Later I raised the confidence level to high. Brought a smile on my face and now my confidence level is never low.
government job is not everything
Anshu Shikha Lakra says that government job is not everything. We should follow our passion. We are running after the stars. But, in the end we have to come to the ground. He gave a message to the youth that keep your feet on the ground and your hands towards the sky. Fulfill your passion. It was my passion to do fashion shows. I fell many times, but I am moving forward on my own strength. I didn’t loose my confidence. Keep up your passion. You also keep your passion, you will definitely get success.