Monica Uppal






PROFILE

Name: Monica Uppal

Email ID: monica@radiock.com

Birthday: October 4

Birth Place: Punjab,India

Height: 5’ 2”

Grew up in: Many cities in North India mainly Chandigarh, Delhi
and Shimla

Studied: Did Masters in Mass Communication and English
Literature from Panjab University, Chandigarh.

First Job: Did Masters in Mass Communication and English
Literature from Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Family: My biggest asset

One Secret: I like compliments :)

Favorite quote: “You Can If You Think You Can” - Dr. Norman Vincent
Peale

Favorite Food: Fruit Salad



TETE-A-TETE WITH YOUR RJ

Q: How did RJing Happen?
A: My first experience with radio was with All-India Radio Shimla,
India, while I was a 4th grader at Loreto Convent Tara Hall,
Shimla. I participated in a few programs there. My present stint
with radio started when I got the opportunity to be part of the
program Bay Area Third Eye in the past few years.

Q: What did you want to be as a child?
A: I am still figuring that out :)

Q: Who matters the most to you in your life?
A: People who send me positive friendly vibes.

Q: Do you work out a lot?
A: Find swimming and long walks in the lap of nature rejuvenating.

Q: Are you religious?
A: I am a staunch believer that God is my anchor. I am secular and
respect all religions because they are different roads to the same
destination.

Q: Who is your role model?
A: That ordinary person who has the qualities to do something
extraordinary.

Q: Books?
A: Hamlet, Gone with the Wind, The Thorn Birds, Twilight series,
Pride and Prejudice, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, First
Things First, Men are from Mars Women are from Venus, The
Audacity of Hope, It Takes a Village to Raise a Child...

Q: Movies?
A: A Passage to India, Devil Wears Prada, Million Dollar Baby,
Titanic, Under the Tuscan Sun, Twilight series, The Sound
of Music, Roman Holiday, Pillow Talk, The Godfather, Chann
Pardesi, Nalaik, Veer Zaara, Mera Saaya, Paheli, Chupke Chupke
and so many other good 'ole films.

Q: Your fashion statement?
A: Accessories accentuate and a big smile jazzes up any style.

Q: Your Idea of the perfect woman/man ……?
A: One who makes his lady feel as special and as vital to him as his heartbeat...

Q: One of your biggest strengths or assets?
A: The ability to look at the silver lining behind the darkest clouds.

Q: Do you support any social causes?
A: Being associated with the print and the electronic media, I feel
fortunate of being able to help spread awareness about social
causes.
I have volunteered for several philanthropic causes. I support
Sarbat ka Bhalla and Sahaita.

Q: When did you have the most fun?
A: While hobnobbing with my family and friends.

Q: Where do you go to holidays?
A: Foothills of the majestic Himalayas and other adventure-
providing and picturesque locales that hold a promise of
recharging my batteries.