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Business

From 2 sewing machines to a Rs 1400 crore business

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Meet Anita Dongre

Anita Dongre is the epitome of strength and never giving up. Her hard work and unwavering determination have made her one of India's most successful and richest fashion designers.

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Achiever

Dongre's clothing brand 'House of Anita Dongre' is one of the most popular brands among several celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, and Hollywood star Beyonce. 

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Early life

Her mother used to sew for a garment store. At the age of 19 Anita decided to pursue her career in fashion but her family did not support her decision except her mother. 

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Humble beginnings

She started with two sewing machines and designed clothes, but almost all stores rejected her clothes. So she started her clothing brand. At 20, she became financially independent. 

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Representation

Anita works tirelessly for women's representation in fashion. She has several stores, both online and offline, in India and abroad, along with her luxury brand, Grassroots. 

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