A Complete Woman Indeed-Dr. Anjali Vinod Chaugule
The era has changed and now women rule! Another successful name we can add to this list of rulers is Dr.Anjali Vinod Chaugule. A localite from Pune, Dr Anjali belongs to a family of doctors. Seep into Dr. Anjali’s life through this artistic interview, and seep back into your life the joys of your world and individuality.
A dentist by profession and an Argentine Tango and Salsa Dancer by heart, an aspiring model, a passionate shutterbug, an artist at core; her list of talents and interests do not cease. To add to that she is a stained glass and Canvas artist, loves the art of origami and creativity inspires her!
Inspite of being a busy dentist she make sure to take time out for her love of Jazz country music and to travel to Exotic locations and picturesque places of beauty such as UK, Japan, Paris,Singapore,Malaysia, Bangkok, Dubai.
Dr Anjali is of the belief that, ‘each of us has a personal calling thats as unique as a fingerprint and the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, hard work, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you !!’
When asked about her education Dr Anjali lit up with joy remembering those years in Pune from schooling and college in which she took up dentistry followed by a dental internship.
In her words “’I knew I had put in my best when I completed my dentistry in the year 2002 with first class distinction from the Pune University. Owing to that, I presently have my own dental practice by the name “ ORAL SYMPHONY DENTAL CARE” in Pune since the year 2005. Add to that I am also a senior dental consultant with the reputed organisation “ SYMBIOSIS” in Pune since year 2006.’
Probing further into knowing doctor Anjali’s journey in her professional life, took us deep into her endeavours. ‘In the past I have worked with reknowned hospitals like Ruby Hall clinic, Sanjeevan hospital and many more organizations and clinics. It was any memorable experience to have received international hands on training and expertise in dentistry from the United Kingdom.
She holds a DIPLOMA IN DERMAL FILLERS-CODE AFA ( Birmingham,UK) and also an INTERNATIONAL DILPLOMA IN FRENCH LANGUAGE-DELF A2( Alliance francaise de Pune).
For the multi Tasker that she has throughout been she has been appreciated and acknowledged with several achievements. It is because of her love for creativity that she won the First prize in a Rangoli competition at Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College in 2002 for theme-“Where Knowledge and Peace Unite”. To be honest, this did not surprise me much! The theme and her personality go hand in hand!
She also remembers winning the first prize in an intercollegiate poster competition in 2002 on “World Aids Day” at Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College.
When asked about her interest and love for photography she said, ‘ I have many accolades nationally and internationally for my Photography at various theme based photography contests, the best of which I have uploaded on the VIEWBUG international photographers community website where I am presently the moderator, have a special blog feature and hold a BEHIND THE LENS BADGE and have won over 640 awards in their theme based contests.’
Things she is involved and keen in are beyond imagination. While people consider multi tasking a task, for Dr. Anjali, this is her daily task ! She has also participated in Blood Donation Poster competition in Staff category on World Blood Donation Day held at Symbiosis college, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune. She expresses with elation how her poster was shortlisted in top 100 posters for this competition.
It is because of her dedication that her article on “Smile gems Tooth Jewellery” was published on December 13th 2006, in the “Body and Mind” section of Pune Newsline of INDIAN EXPRESS.
She never left behind her passion for fashion and modelling; She was crowned as“PUNE TIMES MISS MOST POPULAR STYLE ICON 2016” by reknowned Bollywood Actress Miss Mahima Chaudhary and was amongst the“TOP 5 FINALIST” at “STYLE ICON 2016 SEASON 4” held at PHOENIX MARKET CITY,PUNE in 2016 organised by Pune Times under choreographer and runway director Mr.Sandeep Dharma.
Not just that, but, she was also Crowned as “MISS PEHENAAWA 2017-2ND RUNNER UP” by renowned Marathi Actor Mr.AkshayWaghmare and Singer Mr.SwapnilKasar and was amongst the“TOP 6 FINALIST” at “MR & MISS PEHENAAWA 2017” held at ISHANYA MALL,PUNE in 2017 organised by Prayaas and Splendid Events,Mumbai by Mr.SaagarLalka and Pooja Aparajita Sharma. She captured great media coverage due to these events in Pune Times and Pune Mirror.
She is a fine example to portray that women can do much more apart from their careers ans their homes. Apart from her international training in Tango,Dr Anjali is also trained in Ballroom Dancing (Intermediate Level) from SandipSopparkarsStudio,Pune, Salsa Dancing (Intermediate Level) from Priyanka Kirad at The Feet Circus,Pune, Modern Stained Glass Art by “Celene International LA France” and made it as a professional glass designer on 8th May 2003.
We can say the will to continuously keep herself involved began right in college when she designed the cover page for BharatiVidyapeeth Dental College Year book 2002.
She has also participated in the All India Arts Competition” held at Tilak Smarak Mandir in January 2006.
As for her interest in Art & Media she says, ‘I designed a book cover page for a novel “MESSED UP!BUT ALL FOR LOVE!” by author Mr.Arvind Parashar from Mumbai in a fan art contest where my work was declared best amongst the 300 entries ! I was invited by the author to go live and connect worldwide with him from FB Bandstand.’
With affirmation she signed off with her Motto in Life, ‘With every experience, you alone are PAINTING your own CANVAS, thought by thought, choice by choice..Make it COLOURFUL !!’
I send out a special thank you to Dr. Anjali, to help us take forward our idea of a complete woman which she totally is ! Your life, will give that one push to the many women who have held themselves back !!
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