Despite her absence from the entertainment industry, Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda never fails to turn heads. The bright young lady is well-known on social media and consistently attracts attention with her posts. In a recent interview with journalist Barkha Dutt, Shweta Bachchan said that her daughter Navya Naveli expressed an interest in acting for a short time.
Navya Nanda entered the interview call and said that she has always wanted to work in business, but her mother interrupted and told that she had a brief period of wanting to work in the film industry. When asked if she ever intended to pursue acting, Navya Naveli replied, “I think I enjoy dancing but it was never something that I took seriously, as a career prospective. I have always been inclined towards business and have grown up around working women. My dadi and bua were involved in the family business, and I always saw how my father and grandfather would even take their suggestions. I think that world excited me more. Also, I am the fourth generation of the Nanda family and I wanted to carry that legacy. I wanted to support my dad, it’s something of great pride for me. I never considered acting as a career choice.”
Shweta cut her off and reminded her that she had expressed an interest in acting at one point. Navya continued, “When I travelled abroad for my education, I observed the globe and realised there is so much more I want to do.”
Navya is the founder and CEO of Aara Health, an online healthcare platform for women. Her company intends to close the gender gap in Indian healthcare by developing a secure virtual healthcare platform for women. Ahilya Mehta, Mallika Sahney, and Pragya Saboo are the company’s other three co-founders. She is also the founder of the Naveli project.