“An Indian Girl gives the message that pride, dignity, self-esteem and welfare are as important to a woman as they are to a man,” says Priyanka Khurana Goyal. The actress, who won several Best Actress award for the short film is on cloud nine. The gorgeous lady is always known for doing something out of the box. Whether it’s winning the beauty titles or acting, she is known to give her best and garners all the praises.
Talking about her beauty titles first, she is a great example for women in India who are married and still have dreams to achieve. Nothing stopped Priyanka Khurana Goyal to participate in beauty pageants and nothing should stop you either. It is her quest to always grow, succeed and self-belief that helped her win the title of Mrs India in 2015. Priyanka couldn’t contain her happiness and calls it a ‘memorable experience’. But the victory that she will cherish for a lifetime is when she was given the title of Mrs Earth. Priyanka Khurana Goyal is the only Indian to win this prestigious title. She says that it feels great to be winning an honour that is rare and holds so much importance.
The talented lady has again got people talking now because of An Indian Girl. It’s a powerful film based on the lives of women and it is directed by Sourabh Lakshkar, author of ’26/11 A Love Story’. The short film is backed by VPR Entertainment and also stars Rajvir Singh Thakur, Abhi Khurana, Mac Lara, Mayur, Shishu Singh, Tribhuvan Mishra, Shiva Talreja, Balram Atude and Yuvaan Goyal. Sahil Jonas is the music producer; Yashwant Sahu is the DOP in-charge and Sumit K Menaria wrote the screenplay of the short film along with Sourabh.
An Indian Girl was screened at several national and international film festivals. Priyanka Khurana Goyal plays 4 different characters in the short film. Her impactful performances impressed the judges and that helped her earn several awards in the best actress category. For her performance, the talented actress won Best Actress awards at Virgin Spring Cinefest, Best Instanbul Film Festival, and Uruvatti International Film Festival. It was also the winner in the best short film category at the Indo French International Film Festival, Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Uruvatti International Film Festival, Kolkata International Micro Film Festival, Cult Critic Movie Awards, Golden Sparrow International Film Festival and Virgin Spring Cinefest, Golden Fox Awards 2021 and Tagore International Film Festival.
About winning the Best Actress awards multiple times, Priyanka Khurana Goyal says, “It was a dream come true. An Indian Girl is made with lots of love and it feels good when your hard work and is appreciated. The film reflects the lives of every Indian Girl and the obstacles they face in life, the battles they fight daily, and how they make their way in society with strength and perseverance. The story was quite solid and the characters were quite relatable so I could connect with all 4 of them and that is what came out on the screen. I’m glad I delivered the best performance that’s deserving of so many awards.”