Prathibha was a part of Miss Kerala contest in the year 2008. Maybe she didn’t win many titles, but Prathibha surely learnt umpteen things from being a part of this event. And yes! She bears testimony to how Miss Kerala can change the lives of girls. Prathibha speaks to Kochivibe about she being a part of Miss Kerala 2008. Read on.
How did being a part of Miss Kerala change your life?
I got loads of confidence, teeny bit of recognition and a whole feeling good about self.
How did the grooming sessions help you later in life?
It was definitely helpful for the contest.
Don’t you think there has been noticeable changes in Miss Kerala contests over the years?
Not been a regular follower. But I think the contest is getting better and better as the years pass.
Tell us something crazy that happened during your grooming sessions.
Pushing unsuspecting co-contestants into the pool just before their shoot.
Happily married counseling psychologist currently residing in the US.
How did you become a part of Miss Kerala?
My parents applied with my photo after seeing an ad at St Teresas, Ekm.
Do you think Miss Kerala is merely an entry into the glitz and glamour world?
As far as I know and have seen, that is what most of the contestants do. Maybe a handful might be volunteering for social causes with the recognition they receive.
What have you learnt being a part of the Miss Kerala contest?
There are opportunities everywhere but its upto us to select the best ones suitable. Once we select them it can help us a lot in shaping our personality and attitude.
Message to aspiring Miss Kerala contestants for 2012.
Have lots and lots of confidence in yourself and never pay heed to what others might/would think of you because in the end its only you that matters.