There is so much more to life than just academics: Deepika Padukone

    Deepika Padukone, who has been working towards spreading positivity through her social initiative The Life, Laugh, Love Foundation (TLLLF) as well as smaller initiatives on a personal level, did her bit to pep up a student who was disheartened over his result.

    She had a brief interaction in an elevator with a mother-son duo. The actress bumped into the student who was extremely disappointed with his examination results and his mother who was of the belief that good scores made successful individuals.

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    On seeing the boy lose heart after his mother’s displeasure, Deepika expressed her concern.

    Sharing the incident on Twitter, Deepika posted:

    Just met a boy in the lift who was very disappointed with his results… His mother said, ‘You are so successful you must have have scored well‘.

    ’65 per cent,’ I said…She says, ‘That’s it?’ ‘Yes aunty…that’s it!’ There is so much more to life than just academics, grades and results.

    Deepika Padukone‘s words instantly put a smile on the face of the boy and got his mother thinking. The actress ended her series of tweets by sharing a greater social message which read, “Follow your heart, do what your passionate about… And live, love and laugh.


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