Congratulations DR. PRANITA SRINIVAS from Bangalore for being selected as a finalist of Mrs India International Queen 2024! Let’s know more about her. We interviewed Dr. Pranita and here are her amazing answers:

Name: Pranita Srinivas

Profession: Doctor, Pediatrician

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), Allergy & Asthma Specialist

Location: Bangalore, India

Strengths: Resilience, Honesty, Empathy, Ability to take on new challenges, Willingness to learn

Weakness: Working hard (without taking rest) till the goal is met, Being frank

Likes: Nature, Animals, Music, Dance, Reading, Watching good movies, good food, Philosophy, & Fitness

Dislikes: Inauthenticity, Dishonesty in people

Tell us about your family.

Born to Aeronautical engineer and a Homemaker. Have an elder brother and a younger sister, married to a Software Professional, and blessed with a son aged 25 years who is pursuing a career in Mechatronics in Netherlands and a four-legged daughter named Bonnie.

Quotes that keep you going:

  • Be at peace, do not disturb yourself. You were never in bondage.
  • God grant me the serenity to accept the things that I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.
  • Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure.
  • Home is not a place.
  • You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.
  • You have a right to perform prescribed duties, but you are not entitled to the fruits of your actions.
  • It has always been between you and God. It has never been between you and them, anyways.
  • I want to practice till the point where it is almost uncomfortable how fast you shoot, so that in the game things kind of slow down.

Achievements/Anything you are proud of yourself:

  • I am proud of my resilience, despite experiencing serious professional and personal setbacks, I bounced back to being a good mother, wife, and successful career woman. I have always used disadvantages in my life to evolve into a better human being.
  • Started learning Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam after the age of 50, against all odds and have managed to give performances.
  • Raised fitness awareness among fellow Pediatricians of South Bangalore by organizing walks.

What is women empowerment according to you?

  • A woman is empowered when she can get equal opportunities to pursue her dream and passion and is not affected by the conditionings of the society and she is the decision maker of her destiny.
  • A woman is empowered when she takes responsibility for her happiness without waiting for external validations.
  • And lastly, a woman is empowered when she can enjoy her success without feeling guilty or apologetic.

How will you give back to the society after becoming a Queen?

  • Being in the field of medicine and meeting young patients every day, I will continue to raise the awareness about healthy lifestyle, I plan to conduct school workshops where I plan to instill awareness about healthy eating, importance of regular exercise and sleep and dangers of gadget overuse.
  • Cliché as it sounds, these are the challenges faced by youngsters due to peer pressure.

Why have you participated in Mrs India International Queen?

  • I feel that Mrs India International Queen is a great platform to showcase one’s talent and fitness.
  • This is an opportunity to take on new challenges and explore new horizons and break status quo and rediscover self.
  • Participation in Mrs India International Queen will give me power of conviction to counsel others about self-improvement, health, and fitness.
  • Any victory or achievement for any woman is a victory for all women.