Winning Stroke: Interview With Meeta Gutgutia, Director & Creative Head, Ferns N Petals

"I always listen to people but ultimately takes my own decision."


If not in the current profession, you would be? 

I would have been an Environmentalist

One tune you always hum? 

I am not that into music

One book to read when you want to motivate yourself? 

It is 'The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho. It teaches me to pursue my dreams by following what my heart desires

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most? 

‘The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war’ 

The place you never been to and always want to go? 

Can’t think of any such place as of now. Usually, I plan my travel to the places where I wish to go.

An animal that signifies you & why? 

Dog for his sensitivity and loyalty 

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:
Marvel or DC: Marvel
Batman or Superman: Superman
Tom or Jerry: Jerry
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Super Commando Dhruv

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part? 

Julia Roberts

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?

I believe success is dependent on hard work and not on just luck.

One best decision you ever made? 

Taking a break for a couple of years during my children’s growing years because that led to the realization of my responsibility towards society. 

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?

I always listen to people but ultimately takes my own decision.

Whose advice do you seek when in a dilemma? 

Well! It all depends on the situation. I seek advice from different people for different things.

What has been your biggest achievement? 

My company Ferns N Petals (India’s largest floral chain) and my hardworking & creative kids

One thing that you want to change in yourself? 

Not trying to do so many things at a time

A line said by your close one that you never forget?

My father’s mantra of life, “Either you convince me OR Let me convince you!” 


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