Mallika Chopra

About Mallika Chopra

Mallika is Tara and Leela's mom. She's written two books inspired by them - 100 Promises to My Baby and 100 Questions from Her Child. She started Intent to realize her personal intention to connect with others by sharing and listening to each others stories.
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We will miss you, Debbie Ford.

This morning, when my father forwarded me the news that Debbie Ford had passed away, I was running around NYC trying to find flu medicine for my daughter. How the everyday routines seem so insignificant at times. I read the email message from Arielle Ford, Debbie’s sister, to my father at a street corner, moved […]

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How Intent is Giving Back

Late last we year Intent decided to try something new.  We asked people to support our Intent to give back, and for every support we said we would give $1 to a cause recommended by the community.  We received over 130 supports, and decided to chose three foundations to donate $136. To be honest, it’s not […]

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Goodbye 2012… May 2013 be a year of worthy intents!

Midnight here in Delhi is still an hour away, and I am sitting in bed, surrounded by warm blankets, with my daughters and husband already asleep. Given the “Damini” tragedy here in Delhi, there are no big parties or celebrations. Security is more stringent around the city, and generally our friends and family fittingly are […]

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May “Damini” Rest In Peace

Damini, the name given to the 23 year old gang rape victim in Delhi, has died. She was flown to Singapore a few days ago in an effort to address her grave condition, and perhaps, remove her from the fury boiling in the streets of Delhi. I am writing this from my IPad in Delhi, […]

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Newtown Connecticut Shooting Tragedy: Can one ever make sense of the senseless?

There is nothing I can imagine worse than losing your child. When my mom texted me this morning about the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, I was dropping my kids to school. There were no details yet – no details that 20 children and six adults head been killed. No details about what actually happened or why. […]

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Ravi Shankar Dies: A True Musical Legend

I read just now that Ravi Shankar has passed away. I remember hearing Ravi Shankar play sitar when I was young. To be honest, listening to classical Indian music in those days was somewhat painful for my brother and me who were more attuned to Wham, Michael Jackson and pop music. But I distinctly remember […]

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Mallika Chopra: Gratitude & Giving Back

This time of year is one of gratitude, reflection, and planting the seeds for new intentions or re-affirming our intentions in the new year. 2012 was a big year for Intent. We relaunched Intent.com and Intentblog.com, grew our Intent community, added many new Intent Voices as bloggers, and grew significantly in our reach. I’d like […]

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Mallika Chopra: A Lunch to Remember: Michelle Obama at Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s House

I have been blessed in my life to meet some amazing people, and experience some truly magical moments. I truly hope to never forget how special some of the things I get to participate in are. So, its with gratitude that I share my experience on the lunch I attended earlier today at Will and […]

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Mallika Chopra: A Chopra Family Reality TV Show?

“For several years, people have approached my family about doing reality show.”

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Mallika Chopra: 9/11: What WILL you do for humanity on this day?

Today, on 9/11, I will remember honor my role as a mom to nurture my children, the global citizens of tomorrow. What will you do on 9/11? I was 5 months pregnant on 9/11. When the first plane crashed, my mother, my father and my brother were on all different airplanes. I was awoken by […]

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