Everyone is talented, but dedication to your passion can take you to a new horizon of success. Gargi Duggal embodies determination and is an inspiration for generations to come. An Entrepreneur, IT Professional, and a professionally trained Dancer, Gargi swiftly masters every role.
Born in the small town of Nadiad, Gujarat, Gargi Duggal has always had a passion for dance, even from the young age of two. Her mother inspired her to start dancing and little Gargi passed her first dance exam at the age of five. Following her passion, she, in her later stages of life obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in the very famous classical Indian dance form, Bharatnatyam.
Apart from being a trained dancer, the virtuoso has also received a congratulatory letter from Guinness World of Records for climbing the 12,400 feet Parvati Valley of the Himalaya Ranges at the tender age of five. Her father motivated her to make the grueling trek. But as they say, life is unexpected, and one should be ready to combat all the battles that come along the way. Amidst Gargi’s rise, there was an unfortunate tragedy. At the age of 14 years, she experienced the first of several lifelong battles with medical issues as she experienced a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her right leg. Sadly, she faced a lot of issues in the diagnosis of her injury due to insufficient medical facilities in her small town. Regardless, Gargi carried out her lifelong mantra and rebounded from injury via persistence. In Fact, she won the Miss Gujarat-Miss Talent title in 1997.
Luck favors the brave and so was the case of Gargi Duggal as her determination brought her many big opportunities. She got to perform at the 2002 Commonwealth Games held in Manchester. She also had the privilege to be mentored by renowned Bollywood Art Director Sharmistha Roy and Gargi assisted her in many films like Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein, Fiza, and Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega.
Gargi moved to the US in pursuit of a better life twenty years ago. Despite being a wife, a mother of two, and an IT Professional, she kept mastering her dancing skills. One does not have any option than rather to accept what life throws at them. The unfortunate tragedy struck again. On her vacation, she dislocated her right leg once again. Fortunately, this time she finally had all the medical tools at her disposal to diagnose the issue altogether. She fought back against all the odds and started fullfledged dancing with the Arya Dance Troupe. Her hard work, grit, and determination earned her the Best Dancer at Dance USA Dance Dallas regional competition in April 2018, and in November, she was awarded with the Texas Indian Icon trophy and made it to the top finalists with an all-age open dance category for Gee Vision and Zee TV’s International Indian Icon Season-II.
The virtuoso’s list of achievements and recognition is very long, and making it even longer, she added one more award to her list. In March 2019, she received the “Woman of Substance award from Miss Universe 1994, Sushmita Sen. Believing in taking up new tasks and enjoying different roles, she became a radio jockey with Radio Salaam Namaste and a media professional with Toppick Media. Gargi had the opportunity to interview numerous prominent celebrities like Shaan, Mohit Chauhan, Sukhwinder Singh, Indie Route Band, Bollywood designers like Varun Behl, Rohit Verma, and hosted events with Miss World 2017-Manushi Chillar, Meenakshi Seshadri and Shamita Shetty. Further, Gargi decided to venture into entrepreneurship and started her own media house called Gargi Productions. They believe in giving the best to the community and keeping everyone entertained with unique media productions. They focus on producing media inspired by real events and motivating others to follow their dreams. Their goal is to keep you enthralled by adding some fun in your virtual lives!
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