Agnimitra Paul, the eminent fashion designer and now a politician as well, hails from Asansol. Having her education completed from Loreto Convent, Asansol Girl’s College and B. B. College, she moved to Kolkata. Since then her life has taken a 180 degree turn. She has designed costumes and personal wardrobes for Sridevi, Esha Deol, Mithun Chakraborthy, Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Vinay Pathak, Parvin Dabas and many more such iconic individuals. Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was presented with shawls and blankets that Paul had designed. She currently serves as the Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly from Asansol South.
From dreaming to be a doctor during her childhood to being a noted fashion designer, Agnimitra Paul has come a long way. Get to know more about her journey as she speaks to Jiyo Bangla on its exclusive show ‘Adda With Apsara’.