Posted on July 11, 2023 in Blogs

“Against All Odds: Bhagyashree Dalvi’s Triumph in the Face of Resistance”

She was a premature baby, facing uncertainty over her survival. Bhagyashree Dalvi and her sister did not receive the same amount of parental time as others. However, the same Bhagyashree Dalvi, who was once told by her family that pursuing her dreams was not possible, has proven that she is just as capable as anyone else by establishing her presence in the field of acting.

Bhagyashree was born prematurely in the seventh month, and after birth, she was kept in an incubator, unsure if she would survive. Through divine grace, she not only survived but also grew up to lead a normal life. Spending her childhood in the Chawl of Malad, her family later moved to Bhandup. Bhagyashree’s mother would begin work at five in the morning and handle all responsibilities until her father left for school. Though Bhagyashree displayed brilliance in her studies, her parents wished for her to pursue a stable job. Despite her passion for acting, opposition from her family led her to pursue a BMM course, which focused on the off-camera aspects of the industry. She secured a position as a college reporter at Maharashtra Times and later honed her acting skills at Prashant Damle’s acting workshop. However, her parents did not allow her to pursue acting further. Quietly, Bhagyashree continued giving auditions while working to support her family. After numerous auditions over a year and a half, she faced disappointment and decided to step back.

After a long break from acting, Bhagyashree received a call from the place where she had previously auditioned, leading to her first TV serial, “Saree Tuzyachsathi,” on Sony Marathi. Convincing her parents to quit her job and pursue acting became a significant challenge. Bhagyashree was burdened with the responsibility of securing consistent work, but she mustered the courage to make the decision. Eventually, her parents supported her, and she now stands proudly. During Bhagyashree’s marriage, her parents made a firm decision that she would not give up acting. Today, she has found an equally supportive life partner in Pratik, who continually motivates her.

However, after marriage, a few dynamics of her husband’s family led her to leave their current household and become an independent homemaker. Once again, her parents provided unwavering support, enabling Bhagyashree to establish herself in the acting field. Reflecting on her journey, Bhagyashree emphasizes the importance of independence for every girl.

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