From the beautiful girl to a strong-minded woman who takes her life into her own hands, you can’t help but fall in love with Deepika Padukone’s character Meera in Love Aaj Kal which was one of her most relatable ones!She inspired women to not only follow their goals but also follow their hearts. As the film celebrates 7 years today here’s why Meera is one of Deepika Padukone’s strongest characters. by Riddhima Kanetkar Whether it was Meera’s relationship with Jai essayed by Saif Ali Khan or her dedication to her work, Meera made and lived by her own rules. An emotional yet practical trait that made the character stand out beautifully in the movie. by Riddhima KanetkarMeera marries Vikram essayed by Rahul Khanna only to realize that she has always been in love with Jai. A traditional woman would be bound by societal norms to stick by her husband but Meera took the step of confessing and moving out of the relationship instead of living a life full of betrayal and sadness. by Riddhima KanetkarDeepika’s character in the movie was never portrayed as the perfect woman but of someone who follows her heart, makes her own mistakes and deals with the consequences.In her own unique way, she teaches you that it’s okay to be confused and take the leap of faith every once in a while! by Riddhima KanetkarMeera Pandit resorted to the profession of Fresco Restoration. Not only was this the most unconventional but also the coolest profession to have! Meera’s passion towards her work was truly inspiring. As the movie takes you through the highs and lows of her personal life, you never see Meera letting her career take a backseat.