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Weekend Unwind with: QYOU Media's chief executive officer Simran Hoon

An informal chat to know the person behind the title a little better.

Mumbai: In this week’s edition of 'weekend unwind series', we have QYOU Media chief executive officer Simran Hoon opening up her heart and mind to us, by sharing her nuggets on life and mantras to deal with the curveballs that life throws.

Hoon leads one of the fastest-growing general entertainment networks and leverages her experience & insights to provide strategic direction to create new opportunities for the company as well as drive organisational growth. During her career, she has been associated with well-known media companies including Viacom18, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Star India, Sony Entertainment Television & Times of India group. Hoon has two and a half decades experience in the media industry and is one of the youngest women in a senior C-level leadership role in India.

The lesser-known facets of her life include being a proud pet mom and member of pet & animal shelter forums. She is also a keen traveller and sportsperson with an interest in marathon-running & horse-riding. 

Let us hear it from her: 

-Your mantra for life

Be grateful for all that you have.

-A book you are currently reading/plan to read

'48 Laws of Power' by Robert Greene.

-Your fitness mantra, especially during the pandemic

Yoga and walks with my dog.

-Your comfort food

Rajma chawal.

-When the chips are down a quote/ philosophy that keeps you going

There is a God up there, watching over.

-Your guilty pleasure


-When was the last time you tried something new?

Like most lockdown first-time chefs, I made my first dal ever and was pleasantly surprised!

-A life lesson you learnt the hard way

Never judge a book by its cover.

-What gets you excited about life?

The next travel plan.

.-What’s on top of your bucket list?

A trip to Japan.

-If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Don't be tough on yourself, life has its plans chalked out for you.

-One thing you would most like to change about the world

Fake people with big egos.

-An activity that keeps you motivated / charged during tough times

Music and meditation.

-What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?

A cup of chai with close ones.

-Your go-to stress buster

My dog!

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