In Conversation with Aangya Malina Karanjit

Embracing Diversity and Achieving Success in the Modeling World Exclusive conversation with Aangya Malina Karanjit

Explore how Aangya overcame initial hesitations to pursue modeling, transforming stereotypes and promoting diversity in the industry. Her journey highlights resilience and determination, inspiring others to embrace their uniqueness fearlessly.


Aangya, can you share with us the pivotal moment when you decided to pursue modeling despite initial hesitations?

Certainly! As a nerdy girl who initially hesitated about pursuing modeling, my pivotal moment came when I realized that modeling could be a platform for expressing creativity, challenging stereotypes, and promoting diversity in the industry. I saw an opportunity to break barriers and redefine beauty standards by embracing my unique qualities. Despite my initial doubts, I decided to step out of my comfort zone and embrace this new adventure wholeheartedly.

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How did participating in the beauty pageant shape your confidence and influence your career path?

Participating in the beauty pageant was a transformative experience for me as a nerdy girl. It provided me with a platform to showcase not only my physical appearance but also my intelligence, creativity, and personality. Through the support and encouragement of my peers and mentors, I gradually gained confidence in myself and my abilities. The pageant challenged me to step outside my comfort zone, face my insecurities, and embrace my unique qualities.

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What strategies or mindset helped you navigate through personal tragedy while maintaining your career aspirations?

Navigating through personal tragedy while maintaining my career aspirations required a combination of resilience, self-care, and support from loved ones. I adopted a mindset of perseverance, understanding that challenges are inevitable but temporary. I focused on small, achievable goals to keep moving forward, even during the toughest times.

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Could you elaborate on the challenges you faced when undergoing orthodontic treatment and how it impacted your professional opportunities?

Undergoing orthodontic treatment during the peak of my career posed physical discomfort and logistical challenges. It impacted my confidence during photoshoots and required careful scheduling around my busy work schedule. However, I viewed it as an investment in my long-term well-being and remained transparent with my agents and clients, ultimately navigating through the challenges while continuing to pursue my professional opportunities in the modeling industry.

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How did you manage to stay motivated and focused on your goals during difficult times?

During difficult times, I stayed motivated and focused on my goals by reminding myself of my passions and aspirations. I found strength in the support of my loved ones and leaned on mindfulness practices to stay grounded. Breaking my goals into smaller, achievable steps helped me maintain momentum, even when facing challenges. Most importantly, I embraced resilience, understanding that setbacks are part of the journey, but they don’t define my potential for success.

What role did your family play in supporting you through both personal and professional challenges?

My family was my rock, offering unconditional support through personal and professional challenges, and guiding me with love and encouragement.

Can you discuss a specific moment or experience that tested your resilience the most?

Losing my mother was undoubtedly the most challenging moment of my life. It tested my resilience to the core, shaking me to my foundation. However, through the pain and grief, I found strength in her memory and the lessons she imparted. Every day without her is a battle, but I persevered, drawing upon her love and the support of my loved ones to navigate through the darkness and emerge stronger.

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How do you approach setbacks or rejections in the modeling industry, and what keeps you persevering?

Approaching setbacks or rejections in the modeling industry, I remind myself that they’re part of the journey. I stay resilient by focusing on my passion, learning from each experience, and keeping my eyes on my goals. Perseverance fuels me, knowing that every challenge brings growth and opportunity.

What advice would you give to aspiring models who may be facing similar obstacles in their careers?

To aspiring models facing obstacles: Stay true to yourself, believe in your worth, and never give up on your dreams. Hard work, resilience, and self-confidence will carry you through any challenge.

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What projects or opportunities are you currently excited about in your comeback to the modeling scene?

I’m excited about every project I’m getting back into the modeling scene.

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What role do you believe resilience plays in achieving success in the modeling world?

Resilience is key in the modeling world. It helps you bounce back from setbacks, navigate rejections, and stay focused on your goals despite obstacles. It’s the foundation for success, allowing you to persevere and thrive in a competitive industry.

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Looking ahead, what goals or aspirations do you have for your future in modeling, and how do you plan to continue inspiring others along the way?

Looking ahead, my goal is to continue pushing boundaries and promoting diversity in the modeling industry. I aspire to use my platform to inspire others to embrace their uniqueness and pursue their dreams fearlessly.

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