Taapsee Pannu reflected on her participation in the Miss India beauty contest in 2008, where she placed in the top 28. She admitted that she suffered humiliation throughout the trials.
Taapsee Pannu tried modeling for a while before making the transition to acting. She even gave the Miss India pageant a shot while she was still a student and placed in the top 28.
The actor, however, did not have a great experience since she remembered how there was much partiality at the competition and how, during the trial phase, she was made to feel humiliated by a designer who said that she should not have been there.
Taapsee Pannu Recalls Humiliating Miss India Experience
She was just one of three Delhi-born girls selected, and the actor recalled that she had to compete against established models. She was a rookie in comparison to them, as she had only participated in photo shoots and had never before appeared in television commercials or walked the ramp.
Taapsee Pannu discussed her experience competing in the beauty contest in a conversation with The Lallantop. She said, "I realized during the "grooming time" that this wasn't something I could accomplish. They would make us walk while teaching us how to smile. I was humiliated by
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She was aware that she was "walking on thin ice" later at the wrap party. According to her, there was a great deal of favoritism there. She said, "People were being forced to sign contracts that explicitly required competitors to donate the pageant 30% of their annual wages for three years. After it was completed, we went to an after-party where the national director was present and wished me success in the future in a very polite manner. I don't know what came over me, but I commanded him to take it in writing that he would not be receiving the crown back."
Taapsee Pannu earned the titles of Miss Fresh Face and Miss Lovely Skin while competing in the pageant. The Telugu movie Jhummandi Naadam, which was released in 2010, marked her acting debut. She made her Hindi film debut in 2013 with Chashme Baddoor, David Dhawan's version of the same-named comedy from 1981.