Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Wishing you a Happy Women's Day!

On this International Women’s day, we take immense please in writing a few words about these inspiring multifaceted women.

Janaki Sabesh

Presenting to you the charming Janaki Sabesh, beautifully turned out in a pink Tussar silk saree from Pothys Boutique.

Janaki Sabesh, popularly known for playing the sweet, innocent mother role of leading actors in memorable movies like- Jeans, Ghilli, Singam, Kushi in Tamil & Telugu, has a lot more on her plate than just acting. This multifaceted woman is a graduate in Political Science from Lady Sriram College, Delhi and has a Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi.


 She has over 20 years of experience in the media field and is currently the Regional Head, Marketing - Digital Cinema, with Real Image Media Technologies. Janaki previously worked as an assistant director in JS Films- a sister concern, which makes corporate and advertising films.

Besides having acted in more than 28 movies, she has also modelled for brands like Cadbury, Henko, Pepsodent and KFJ. The list doesn’t stop there; she is also a voiceover artiste and made her debut in the Chennai theatre scene in 2015. She runs her own storytelling initiative: Tales Unlimited - Golpo, under which she also conducts workshops for parents, teachers and students which centre on motivation and the productive uses of storytelling, for she believes that a story told from the heart, always wins more hearts!

RJ Sanobar Sultana

Here's your favourite RJ Sanobar Sultana, looking smart in this black and white Anarkali from Pothys Boutique.

Popularly known as RJ Sano, she is a radio jockey with Fever 91.9 FM Chennai 91.9 FM.
Though Sano studied to be a microbiologist and later an environmentalist, her natural flair for media, entertainment and civic causes led her to become a Radio Jockey. Through a powerful mix of fun, sarcasm, presence of mind and a knowledge of current affairs she has developed a sizeable fan following. And she uses this devoted fan base to propagate social causes.

One of the most fulfilling things she feels proud of is having helped find a missing child while working with Chennai Live. Recently, she used her radio presence to support relief efforts through collection and routing of supplies in the aftermath of the Chennai rains and floods. She has also worked as a journalist with Deccan Chronicle and has hosted popular TV shows on Pudhuyugam channel.

Her initiatives and popularity have earned her the “Youth Achiever” award from A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Vision 2020 initiative and also the “Best Radio Jockey - 2014” award. She was chosen to represent India in the International Visitors Leadership Program conducted by the US Government’s Foreign Office.

And all this while being a mother of a three-and-half year old.

Nrithya Maria Andrews

Nrithya Maria Andrews, looking stunning in this lehenga from Pothys Boutique.Nrithya straddles music and teaching with ease. Her parents recognised her singing talent when she was young and there was no looking back.

The band she was a part of during her college days won a reality show judged by AR Rehman. That is when she started off as a playback singer. She started with the background vocals for Jodha Akbar, Endhiran, and Rockstar. Soon after that, she did her main playback vocals for Yuvan Shankar Raja and carried forward by working with others- GV Prakash, Deva sir, Srikanth Deva, Imman, Bobo Shashi, etc. 

“My best form of expression has been songwriting” she says and proved her versatility as an artist and performer, releasing her first album “Bitter Sweet” in 2013.

When many know her as a musician, she’s alternatively known as Nrithya ma’am, for being a lecturer at a city based college for almost 3 years now. Her students love her not just for her music but for the sincere and responsible educator that she is.

Dr Samundi Sankari

Dr Samundi Sankari, lends her grace to this soft silk saree from Pothys Boutique

Chairperson and Chief Doctor of Srushti Fertility Centre & Women's Hospital and an established veteran in the profession with 40 years of experience.

She has constantly been offering her knowledge at conferences and symposiums around the world, has published numerous scientific papers and has been awarded many times over. In a country where Infertility is a stigma she has played a huge role in trying to negate it by actively participating in public discussions, radio shows and in magazine articles on women’s health.

Rekha Sudarsan

Sporting a gorgeous red pure silk saree from our store and we are proud to have her associated with our campaign. She is a Marathon runner, the mother of 2 teenage boys and an expert in Maternity and Infant care for the past 13 years, Rekha believes in Holistic living. Academically qualified in Nutrition & Psychology, she is one of the few in India to have this unique combination of qualifications.

Holding International Certifications in Child Birth education, her idea of pregnancy is to make the 280 days a beautiful experience and to make the birthing process as close to what nature intended it to be. 

She has 8 Full Marathons to her credit and promotes fitness and wellness enthusiastically. She is one of the Founder Members of Dream runners - A pioneer running group in Chennai.

She is also an author of a book in Tamil titled " Ini Elam Suga Prasavamae" and her motivational talk show on Kalaignar TV is well recognised.

We are privileged to have associated with them!