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Vandana Luthra is founder and co-chairperson of VLCC Group. After a professional course from the Polytechnic for Women in New Delhi, she acquired further domain knowledge in beauty care, fitness, food and nutrition, and skin care from Germany, the UK and France. A Padma Shri recipient, Luthra made her entrepreneurial debut in 1989 by opening a beauty and wellness services centre in New Delhi that seamlessly married dietary modification and exercise regimen-based weight management programmes with cutting-edge skin and hair treatments. At present, VLCC’s operations span 340 locations across 16 countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Travelling to distant places to seek out the latest in scientifically validated wellness services and products.

What is your current state of mind?

Extremely exuberant, as I continue to have an opportunity to positively influence people to live a healthy and confident life.

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

I don’t believe in preaching ideologies. I believe in work. Let your work speak for what you believe in and what you commit to.

What is that talent you would most like to have?

Acting! Wish I was not so transparent...

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?

I would love to come back as Vandana Luthra yet again. My mission to help people lead a healthy and confident life is far from over!

What is your greatest regret?

I should have started my entrepreneurial journey earlier—in my mid-twenties...

What is your motto?

Empowering every individual to achieve their full potential while leading a healthy lifestyle.

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