Archana Tendulkar a social activist, Ms Kolhapur 1989, Mrs India Pacific 2019, Mrs World Icon 2020 and an actress have worked in several regional films, and also in a Hindi feature film “Tara” about ‘women empowerment’ which has bagged several national and international awards.
During this crucial period of the Covid-19 pandemic she had served and fed hundreds of people on daily basis by sending them home cooked meals everyday for a couple of months, and later have sent homemade tiffins to Covid patients and helped the stranded individuals with groceries. She is supporting young girls by sponsoring them for their education and conducting free career counselling seminars to help them be the best version of theirselves.
2020 was an year of low key,lock down slow down of all Activist ,was an year of self recognition.Everything came to a standstill and gie connected with the world virtual and the great excitement came on having recieved the message of being selected as an Awardee ,which gave her a wave of Renewed Strength and Awareness within herself reminding her of her social committments.
Its easy to talk about contributing towards empowerment of Women and talking of undergoing various schemes for upliftment of women, but personally she feel that One who needs to do betterment in the Society needs to Empower Herself first before taking the Long and Bumpy Road towards helping others.
Covid Times has taught a lesson to One and all about the priorities and unsurety of life.
Its not only physically or financially that oneself needs to be fit before helping others but its also a matter of mental preparedness to overcome hurdles while doing a good cause.She has taken a pledge to strive for growing awareness amongst Women to be mentally strong in facing any situations in life and not to lose hopes ,because its the Mental Strength that takes any Human to achieve lifetime goals in life.
She feels be enlightened that God gave her the strength to be a guiding star for many and let her live up to the responsibility towards society.
Recently ,she recieved the most prestigious SaraswatiBai Dadasaheb Phalke women Achiever Award from Amarcine Production, where she shared her views on women for women with 50 women through out the world .It was a virtual webinar,due to covid there was positivity to get connected with great women achiever from different parts of the world from the comfort of her home.