Recounts her struggle juggling modelling and theatre before making it big
Ludhiana, December 10, 2017: Signature Startup Masterclass started off its 2nd edition on an inspiring note with the critically acclaimed Hindi actress Richa Chadda, who shared with the audience her journey from acting in plays in Delhi to now being considered one of the finest actresses in the country.Signature Start Up Masterclass is a unique platform to inspire and enable those who want to follow their passion and make a mark for themselves.
Born in Amritsar and raised in Delhi, Richa graduated from the prestigious St Stephens College in Delhi. The actress went on to pursue acting in plays where she toured various cities in India and Pakistan as part of it. It was during these journeys that she made her debut in Dibakar Banerjee’s Oye Lucky LuckyOye. Richa finally made her mark in the industry with Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur, winning the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. Her role in the film Masaan also went on to receive critical appreciation at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
Speaking at the event in Ludhiana, Richa Chadda said, “It was great to be a part of the second edition of the Signature Startup Masterclass, a platform for those who have toiled a great share to reach where they are now, and I consider myself privileged to be on this stage and share my life experiences with all. Following my passion through the years has gotten me to the position I am in and I hope this session serves as an inspiration for all such people out there.”
The event witnessed a high turnout who were entertained with anecdotes by Richa and the scintillating performance by the fusion rock band, AnandBhaskar Collective.
Signature Startup Masterclass is headed to Lucknow on 15th December 2017, with Huma Qureshi.