Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, a woman of Punjabi origin, became the first Indian woman to win Rs. 5 Crore on a quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati Kaun Banega Crorepati or KBC is a popular televisi >> Read More... 6 (KBC) hosted by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, which was aired on Star Plus on 12th January 2013. It was then that she gained popularity. She hails from Chandigarh but, is settled in Mumbai for a few years now. She is a home-tutor and before that, she ran a Tiffin service. She is the wife of Manmeet Singh Manmeet Singh, born 1969, 29 July, is an Indian te >> Read More... , a small-time actor of Hindi film industry. The couple has two daughters. Her daughters helped her to prepare for the show. She has studied till class XII. She didn’t allow her low educational background to become her weakness. She says that she is blessed with a good memory and reading on the internet was of good help.
She hoped that the prize money does great for her daughters as far as their education was concerned. She had been trying hard from the very first season of the show to get into it, but its sixth season seemed to be lucky and huge for her. Women can draw inspiration from her and she wishes that they should be mentally and physically strong in the toughest situations in life. Presently, she owns a fashion boutique named Firdesi Fashion in New Delhi. She used a fraction of the prize money she won to launch it. The boutique deals in ethnic wear. Initially, the boutique concentrated wholly on women outfits but now it has introduced outfits for men and children as well. After Delhi, next in line is going to be Gurgaon that would bear footwear and then Mumbai. Sunmeet wishes to take her business overseas too.