By PREETTY CHAMBUGONG MARAK | November 1, 2018
Marchie Sangma, now known as the Rainbow lady has made Northeast India proud with her recent feat after she won the South Africa Rainbow Nation Pageant. TNT-The Northeast Today brings to you an interbiew with the lady from Meghalaya who represented India in the South Africa Rainbow Nation Pageant. Who is she? Where is she from? Well calm down! Because we are here with all the facts you need to know about this mystery girl.
26-yr-old Marchie M. Sangma hails from Tura, Meghalaya. Marchie is the youngest daughter among her siblings. Beautiful, energetic, charming, passionate are few words to partially describe the lady, who with her colors of rainbow grabbed the attention of thousands across the globe.
She says,“I truly from the core of my heart thank you all. For the support, encouragement and faith towards me”.
Here is an exclusive with Marchie M. Sangma
TNT: Tell us about your childhood days?
Marchie Sangma: I never missed Sunday schools, I enjoyed a lot by playing with friends and I am grateful to God to give a happy childhood life to me.
TNT: As a kid, did you aspire to become a model someday?
Marchie Sangma: Well, I do not remember much about my thoughts when I was a kid… However I still had some vibes in me which resulted to my success today.
TNT: How did the idea of modeling come into your mind?
Marchie Sangma: Modeling was my passion so I gave a thought on to it and hence I am pretty much enjoying it.
TNT: When you were crowned as Miss Rainbow in SA, how was the feeling?
Marchie Sangma: It was awesome and a tremendous feeling for me as I couldn’t believe that among the entire contestants, I was crowned as Miss Rainbow Nations. It was really a very emotional as well as proud feeling thinking that at least I got something for my country by representing India.
TNT: Tell us about your education, academic pursuits so far?
Marchie Sangma: Little Flower School Dadenggre, Mother’s Union School Tura, Tura Govt. College, Travel and Tourism (RVTI) TURA, Aviation course at sky international Academy Guwahati (education qualifications) 12th standard.
TNT: How supportive was your family with your decision of taking up modeling as a career?
Marchie Sangma: My family has always been my backbone in every high and low, ups and downs in my life. I am here today only because of their belief, support and understanding…my family is my role model.
TNT: What do you think about the fashion scene in Northeast India?
Marchie Sangma: Fashion today is mostly about the outwards being whereas the inner being of a person is mostly neglected. Street fashion is however totally different from beauty pageants where both internal and external beauty is taken into consideration.
TNT: What message do you want to carry forward through modeling?
Marchie Sangma: Modeling is a way of representing oneself about one’s beauty, talent and potentials. It is one of the ways to represent our own people and the culture, custom, creed and ethics of our nation and be proud about and also make our own country and nation proud.
RAPID FIRE QUESTION
#Favorite color— Green because I like nature, the green color of life- growth, harmony, freshness, fertility and environment.
#Role model— My mom is my role model because I have seen her struggling for the happiness of the family and her consistent hardwork inspires me a lot.
#Favorite actor/actress— ‘Salman Khan’-He is my childhood celebrity crush. He is my role model off screen. I love his kindness and acting.
Priyanka Chopra–She’s one of my favorite actresses because she’s such an empowered girl. I respect her for all she has achieved in her life and she has a great heart too. It inspires me a lot.
#Favorite dish–Dry fish with bamboo shoot.
#Favorite fashion designer— Ritu Kumar
#Favorite Movie— Ghajini, I learnt a lesson from this movie that if we lose our memory we will lose our identity. It touched my heart.
#Favorite holiday destination— I have not been to so many countries but for me now it is South Africa. My experience in Johannesburg South Africa has been great. I visited Aerial cable to view Harties and I must admit that it is an awesome place. There are interesting places to see with great historical insights along the way.
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