Heard that Ananda Vikatan has named me the best Female presenter on Tamil Television. I haven't been able to grab a copy of yet as I just touched base; perhaps I shall do so tomorrow. It felt quite "different" if you were to ask me. Never thought I would be awarded for something hosting a show.
Something that I dared to take a chance with and considering I stuck only to Super Singer, and of course Paadum Office but that was a 10-episode series, I have not done anything else at all. There were several other offers but nothing seemed like I had to do take it up, nor could I invest the time demanded.
I am thankful that a magazine of Ananda Vikatan's stature has named me the best presenter of last year. Looks like the time invested has done good and also tells me to dare to do more, learn more and that anything is possible. Well almost. I know I do not want to invest my time in a lot of skills.
I was known to be the biggest introvert. Several times, my seniors in the industry who met me after the show aired, were plain shocked and surprised on what brought about the transformation and how a girl who would not muster enough courage to blurt a hello could yap nineteen to the dozen. I am surprised myself actually. There is a part of me that still is an introvert and shall continue to be. I figured out that I am not a compulsive one. And I was lucky to get wonderful directors in Neelamabari (aka Varadarajan) and Rajkumar and the cameramen who were working primarily around me in the previous seasons - they have shaped me to be the presenter that I am today.
To you, reading this one, I would like to say that the path to fulfilling your dreams perhaps is just a dare away. And maybe making new ones too. And yes, also trust your gut instinct. Even if something does not work out the way you thought, at least you know for yourself, whether you can give it another go or not. Maybe somethings did not fall into place. Or at least you ll be able to know for sure, on your own, without someone else telling you, (if you are objective enough)about what you can do and how wide your horizons are.
This is wishing for you that you have the gumption to forever expand your horizons and thus expand the horizons of those around you and that you receive the blessings of the Universe to propel you in the right path.