If you happen to visit a nightclub in Uttar Pradesh, you may come across Mehrunisha Shaukat Ali — India’s first female bouncer. Coming from a lower-middle-class family and growing up with three siblings, her journey of becoming a bouncer was filled with hardships.
Speaking with The Better India, she talks about how her family’s financial condition led her to sign up as a bouncer in a club. Her profession gave her a cultural shock and forced her to stand up to society.
She also shares the multiple challenges she faces daily in this male-dominated profession.
Watch her inspiring story here:
Edited by Yoshita Rao