My father-in-law saw me at a dance performance. The next day, I got a phone call, and the caller said, 'I'm Dhirubhai Ambani... may I talk to Nita?' I said, 'It's a wrong number' and put down the phone. Then he called again... and I said, 'If you're Dhirubhai Ambani, then I'm Elizabeth Taylor.'
Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
Motherhood is the most challenging as well as the utmost satisfying vocation in this world.
The lotus comes from the murkiest water but grows into the purest thing.
As human beings, what we can do is extend help in whatever way possible.
I like to have everything smiley and happy for my husband. Men don't want to see a grumpy face at the end of a hard day.
Indian classical dance is sustained by a profound philosophy. Form seeks to merge with the formless, motions seek to become a part of the motionless, and the dancing individual seeks to become one with the eternal dance of the cosmos.
An institution is beyond any individual. It breathes and lives on its own and always will.
We are very happy to have Sachin as the Mumbai Indians Icon. I am sure the youngsters in the team will be delighted to have him around for guidance, and so would be the Mumbai Indians fans.
We have to join hands and fight against female infanticide, when life is snuffed out the minute people find out it is a girl.
Every child has a right to education as much as to life, and every woman the right to live.
Education is all about igniting young minds and enabling them to attain their fullest potential.
Sport is not just about entertainment. It is equally about winning and losing, pooling and galvanising the energy of the youth, upgrading people's physical fitness and mental prowess.
I always wanted to devote a certain part of my life to dance - my true being is to be a dancer.
As Indian women, we are always balancing work, life, home, etc. It's important to know that while juggling rubber balls and glass balls, the former may bounce back when you miss, but the glass balls will crack if you let them fall. So prioritise, prioritise, prioritise.
Sachin is the soul of Mumbai Indians, and I am sure he will guide Bhajji as he takes on the responsibility of captaining Mumbai Indians.
Everyday classroom teaching is not what children will remember, but how you made a difference in their lives.
I believe primary and secondary education is the bedrock of any sustainable society.
India is now changing and regaining its lustre, and it is coming of age.
My background is that I came from a middle class family, and I think those values stay where ever you go.