Amrita Puri felicitated by WIFT

Last Updated: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 15:23 hrs

Mumbai, Mar 21 (IBNS) Actress Amrita Puri was felicitated by WIFT (Women in Film & Television Association) as a young rising talent who has portrayed versatility by taking up unconventional roles at such a young stage in her career.

As a part of the celebrations on women's month (March), Manubhai Jewellers together with WIFT India honoured and felicitated women who have contributed to the society.

Hailing from a family which has a business background, Amrita has taken a road which leads her to the media industry.

"After playing unconventional roles which required me to go under complete transformation to get into the character, I feel honored and humble to have been felicitated at such an early stage of my career," said Puri at Manubhai Jewellers.

"The characters of Shefali in Aisha and Vidya in Kai Po Che, were similar but yet very different. The characters required me to look as simple as possible contrary to the fashion and jewellery lover that I am," she said.

"For me jewellery is not about being glamorous but something which propagates elegance and at the same time is comfortable to carry. Being felicitated was completely unexpected but definitely an assurance that I am headed into the right direction. And nothing makes it more beautiful than being greeted amid pretty sets of stones," the actress said.

"This month we are celebrating the women's month in association with WIFT in an effort to honour the hard work and dedication of women in the field of film, television and other screen media," said Samir Sagar, Director; Manubhai Jewellers.

"Amrita is considered as one of the rising talents in the film and television sector and is a woman of substance known for the roles she has chosen. WIFT strives to make a difference to young women seeking an opportunity to train from the best through regular workshops and events," said Petrina D'Rozario, Founder President, WIFT India.

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