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Work experience

April 2010Present 

Director and Manager of Holiday and Long letting for Family Properties.

Self Employed Business
  • Set up and manage the long lettings and Holiday Lettings for family properties globally.
  • Manage Marketing the Property, Bookings, appointing brokers and overseeing the Registration procedures,  check-in and check- out procedures.
  • Hospitality of Guests , providing additional services during their stay and city tour guides.
  • Preparing Dispute report for TDS  at the  end of tenancy. Constant updates with each countries lettings regulations.
  • Designing the Interiors and appointing contractors to carry out the design. Maintaining the property functionally and aesthetically. Hiring and managing staff and contractors to maintain the property.
  • Constant communication (verbal and emails) with the guest/tenant and co-hosts/co-managers when I am traveling.
  • Preparing annual reports of income and expenses, setting budgets and preparing tax return Excel sheets.
  • Frequent traveling to oversee management or address large issues. Currently working on re-designing a large properties internal structure to maximize profits. 
Jun 2011July 2017

Actor (Artist)

Self Employed
  •  Lead Actress in the west end Musical "The Merchants of Bollywood"
  • Commercials: Honda City, Samsung, Ponds, Sony Cybershot, Dove and Fair & Lovely.
  • Short Film: Accidentally in Love.
  • Rani (Queen) Sulakshana in the period Drama Ek tha Raja Ek thi Rani, Zee TV.
  • Created and update my own website and social media accounts.
Mar 2011Jul 2011

Casting Directors Assistant

Dharma Productions
  • Read the Movie Script and understand the project. Make notes on casting requirements for each Character.
  • Brainstorm potential Actors (seasoned and debutantes)  for each Character with the team. Set up Meetings for Look Tests with Actors. Conduct the Look test and record it on camera.
  • Email the Casting Director the feedback of the day and line up for the next day.
  • Shortlist Actors and assist the Casting Director present them to the Film Director. Take notes on the feedback and continue to filter Actors and meet the Film Director till the final cast is locked and movie shoot schedule is completed. 
Jan 2006Jan 2009

Estee Lauder Associate: Skin care and Colour Consultant

Estee Lauder Companies

Specialised skin care consultant for Estee Lauder in Harrods, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Debenhams and House of Fraser.

Proffessional make up and colour specialist at various Estee Lauder promotional events.

Counter Manager at Boots, Oxford street from June 2006 - Sep 2006 

20022006

Director of Choreography

Founder and Director of DXY

Founder and director of choreography of the London based eastern-western fusion dance troupe Dhoon XY. Notable performances at the Royal Albert hall, Hammersmith Apollo, Wembley Arena and Prince's Trust Hyde Park.

Jan 2003Dec 2005

Sales Consultant

Estee Lauder - Lauder Bureau

Lauder Bureau, 73 Grosvenor Street, London.

Trained and worked for the Estee lauder family of brands (Jo Malone London, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Creme de la Mer, Origins, Aveda, Donna Karan New York, Michael Kors, Aramis, Ojon & Presciptives) at the following stores: Harrods, House of Fraser, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Boots, Debenhams , John lewis, Jo Malone (flagship) & Aveda.

20002001

Teacher at GCSE level

Khalsa College London

Tutored evening tuition classes for GCSE in Chemistry, Maths and Biology.

Education

Indian Classical and Western Dance Training

11 GCSE’s A*-C

Rooks Heath High School

Subjects: Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English Language, English Literature, French, Sociology, History, Gujarati and Art.

Skills

Analytical and problem-solving.

Using judgement, decision-making and questioning.

The ability to identify, select, organise and communicate information and data.

Computing, statistics and numeracy.

Attention to detail.

Planning, organisation and time management.

Teamwork and collaborating between groups.

Ability to communicate science to both peers and non-scientists.

Persistence and resilience to retry experiments.

Leadership &  Management.

Confident Public Speaker.

Set up Digital Marketing Platforms.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and its equivalent.

Comfortable in creating a Website and managing it.

Languages Fluently Spoken, Read and Written: English, Hindi and Gujarati

Basic French and German at GCSE level