Kerala PRCI honours inspiring daughters
Educate girls for India’s future, says DSreekumari Ramachandran .The Kerala Chapter of PRCI has celebrated the Daughters’ Day in association with the Ernakulam Press Club, in memory of Indo-US astronaut Kalpana Chawla.
Noted Malayalam litterateur Ms. Sreekumari Ramachandran, who is also a leading Social worker, was the Chief Guest. In her speech, She stressed the importance of educating girl children for building the future of India with them.
Two achievers, Ms Stephy Zavior and Ms Malu Shaika, were honored on the occasion.
Malu Shaika: A graduate in commerce, Malu is currently preparing for her Civil Services exam. Residing in a hostel at Aluva, she works as both Insurance Advisor and Driving Instructor. She can handle Two wheelers as well as and Heavy Vehicles. Malayala Manorama featured her on 19 February 2017 on her achievement of being the first ever girl to swim across the Vembanadu Lake making her popular. It was the situations she faced in real life that motivated her to swim across the Vembanadu Lake. Most girls in our Society either conceal their dreams within or feel they do not have the means to achieve it. Malu believes that if we pursue our ambitions with all sincerity, we can achieve them.
Stephy Zavior: Stephy Zavior is a bright young talent in Malayalam Industry, who made a mark in the male dominated world of Costume Designing through her fascinating experiments. Stephy, who proved her excellence by being the proud recipient of the last year’s Kerala state film award, is also the youngest person to get the honour. It is the feature film titled “Guppy” which got her the recognition, She has also received the Abu Memorial Award for Costume Designing.
Stephy, who grew up in a village in Wayanad lost her father at the tender age of 10. From there, inspired by the Hollywood Movie “Titanic”, Stephy went on to conquer all the obstacles and sought a place for herself in the film industry.
Stephy made a name for herself through the brand new experiments, by collaborating with the popular directors and production companies in the South Indian film Industry, after graduating from National Institute of Fashion Technology.
Stephy’s popular works include films such as : Lord Livingston 7000 Kandi, Great Father, Darwinte Parinamam, Luka Chuppi, Guppy, Ezra, Angamaly Diaries.
PRCI Kerala Chapter Secretary T Vinay Kumar welcomed the gathering and explained the importance of Daughters’ Day and the role of PRCI. U S Kutty, Chairman PRCI, Kerala Chapter proposed the vote of thanks. PRCI Kerala Chapter Treasurer P K Natesh, Ernakulam Press Club President K Ravikumar, Secretary S Unnikrishnan were also present.