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chandigarh Updated: Mar 05, 2014 10:20 IST
Nanki Singh
Nanki Singh
Hindustan Times
Amarjot Kaur

Amarjot Kaur, 24, model, Chandigarh

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/amarjot6

Followers: 500+

Home is in: Chandigarh

School/college I attended: Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, Chandigarh;
Rayat & Bahra Institute of Engineering and Biotechnology, Kharar

Modelling happened when and why: It happened as a result of my longstanding desire to participate in the Miss India contest and because I love to walk on the ramp. The first time that I walked the ramp was at an annual event at Infosys, Mysore, in 2011.http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2014/1/Amarjot%20Kaur%201_compressed.jpg

First project/break: Participating in the Miss India Chandigarh event in 2013 and now in the Miss India 014 contest.

Claim to fame: One of the top 11 finalists in Miss India Chandigarh 2013. In the same year, won the titles of Miss Eyeconic Eyes and a Style Diva North runners-up. This year, selected among 12 girls from Chandigarh to participate in Miss India 2014.

Best part about doing what you do: It is my passion and I get to meet so many new people, celebrities and get the best training in this field.

The cause you care for: Saving water and working for child and women welfare.

With just six months left to live, I would... Donate all my belongings and spend as much time as I can with my family and friends.

My present state of mind: Excited

My motto: Keep trying and success will be yours.

My secret indulgence: Spicy snacks.

Pet peeve: People who are not punctual.

My hero in real life: None. But, I believe in learning from successful people around me.

Beer or wine: None.

If you wake up one day and realise that you've turned into a man, you would... Go shopping and buy new clothes for my wardrobe.

My biggest addiction: Shopping.

A suggestion for budding models: Follow your dreams, give your best and success will be yours.

Can't do without: My phone.

About her:

Born and brought up in the City Beautiful, Amarjot Kaur has held a love for the world of modelling since a long time. One of the top 11 finalists in last year's Miss India Chandigarh contest, Amarjot won the title of Miss Eyeconic Eyes from Chandigarh. This year, she had yet again made it to the finalists of the Miss India contest that is slated to take place in Mumbai next month.

Currently being trained in Mumbai for the event, Amarjot describes herself as a fun-loving, confident girl who loves participating in various contests. A pass-out from Shivalik Public School, Chandigarh,the vivacious girl is a computer science graduate working as a senior software engineer at Infosys, Chandigarh.

Excited about representing Chandigarh in the Miss India finals in April, Amarjot says her journey so far has been amazing, for which she is grateful to god. "Winning the Miss India contest is a childhood dream and I am very glad to have cleared the auditions this year. I would use this platform to bring about a positive change in the society," she says.