Things that we can learn from Gul Panag

  • Harvinder kaur, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2015 15:21 IST

As the Gul Panag, former Miss India , a social activist and a fitness icon and a politician turns 36 today, she has become the icon of the contemporary women. We bring the list of the some of the things that we can learn from Gul Panag:

Perfect example of beauty with brains

Who says that one is beautiful cannot be an intelligent. Gul Panag totally breaks this myth. Gul Panag won the beauty pageant in the year in 1999. Gul Panag played some of the most critically acclaimed roles in the Bollywood. Starting from Dhoop, a 2003 movie, Manorama Six Feet Under and Dor, she has made her reputation of the playing strong headed roles in Bollywood.

Socially Active

Gul Panag is one of the Indian actresses who are very much active in the social networking sites and is keen in giving her opinion on the issues whether they are political or social issues. Gul Panag is also one most retweeted celebrities from the region.
Social work is the best way by which we can give the society back

Though social working is not something that most of think most likely as a profession, but Gul Panag has proved us all wrong. She runs the Colonel Shamsher Singh Foundation, an NGO that woks towards the gender equality, education and disaster management. She also participated in the India Against Corruption Movement.

Running is the best fitness mantra

Gul Panag is also a fitness icon for many women. In one of her interview to a national daily, she said, “I’ve seen the benefits of running for almost 20 years. Running has many scientific and physiological benefits.” In the year 2013, Gul Panag also became the ambassador of Pinkathon. Pinkathon is the International Run only for women. The main of the Pinkathon is to raise awareness about breast cancer and to encourage women health and fitness. Besides, she strictly follows a healthy diet.

Venture in politics

Gul Panag contested election for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat from Aam Aadmi Party tickets in 2014. Though her political stint didn’t prove to be successful but she made her presence known in the political circles during the election rallies.

Beside Scooty pep, girls can also have fun on Royal Enfield

Gul Panag is an expert biker. She was also seen riding bike in her film turning 30. On Gul Panag wedding with her long time boy friend Rishi Attari, Gul Panag was seen sitting in the sidecase of Royal Enfield that Rishi was riding. Even her baarat consisted of riders on over 20 Royal Enfield motorcycles some of which were driven by women.

A loyal life partner

Gul Panag tied a knot with her former classmate and longtime boyfriend Rishi Attari, a commercial pilot with Jet Airways in Panckula in 2011.

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