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Aisha Chaudhary (27 March 1996 – 24 January 2015)[1] was a young artist and motivational speaker from Delhi, India. She is also the author of My Little Epiphanies.[2]

Aisha Chaudhary
Born(1996-03-27)27 March 1996
Died(2015-01-24)24 January 2015
Gurgaon, India
ResidenceDelhi
Alma materAmerican School
OccupationMotivational Speaker
Known forMotivation Speeches at INK Conference
Home townDelhi
Parent(s)Father: Niren Chaudhary
Mother: Aditi Chaudhary

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Early lifeEdit

Aisha was the daughter of Niren Chaudhary, the president of South Asia operations of YUM brand and Aditi, a mental healthcare worker. She had an elder brother named Ishan Chaudhary. She was born with an immune deficiency disorder. When she was 6 months old, she had to undergo a bone marrow transplant.[3] As a side effect of the bone marrow transplant, she developed a serious illness called Pulmonary Fibrosis- a type of condition that causes hardening of the lungs.[4]

In popular cultureEdit

Aisha was giving inspirational talks on various platforms since she was 15. She was named an INK Fellow and spoke in the 2011 and 2013 INK Conferences.[5] Aisha was also a speaker at TEDxPune in 2013. She wrote a book that got released one day before her death. She has a blog called aishasart.weebly.com.[6][7]

Shonali Bose will direct Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim in the film named The Sky Is Pink based on her. The release date is in October of 2019.[8][9]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mother reflects on Aisha's inspiring life in Gurgaon
  2. ^ "Pendrive: Remembering Aisha Chaudhary". The Indian Express. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  3. ^ DelhiJuly 9, India Today Web Desk New; July 9, 2018UPDATED:; Ist, 2018 15:07. "Priyanka Chopra in The Sky Is Pink: Who is Aisha Chaudhary, the girl the film is based on?". India Today. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. ^ "The Girl Who Just Won't Give Up - The New Indian Express". Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Singing in the life boat". inktalks.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  6. ^ "The Girl Who Just Won't Give Up". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Redirecting". tedxtalks.ted.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Priyanka Chopra in The Sky Is Pink: Who is Aisha Chaudhary, the girl the film is based on?". India Today. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  9. ^ https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/the-sky-is-pink-release-date-priyanka-chopra-farhan-akhtar-zaira-wasim-5594358/
  10. ^ Jacob, Rahul (9 May 2015). "Two books about smiling through adversity". Business Standard India. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  11. ^ Bloomsbury.com. "My Little Epiphanies". Bloomsbury Publishing. Retrieved 11 July 2018.