Bengaluru: Several Indian actresses, photographers and models have been creating their versions of Durga Devi this Dasara.

However, Sandalwood actress Shwetha Srivatsav’s portrait along with daughter Ashmitha has become the talk of the town.

On Friday Shwetha posted a picture of herself draped beautifully in a maroon saree representing the modern or real-life Durga Devi.

With photoshopped hands representing the eight hands of Durga, Shwetha carries a very important element in each hand.

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From carrying her daughter Ashmitha in one hand to holding a pot, makeup, yoga mat, a pen, laptop, knife, and a book in other hands; Shwetha presents her and almost every woman’s life in a nutshell through this portrait.  

Shwetha took to Instagram to share this picture and fans can not get over how beautiful she looks and presents herself.


Being a woman, it takes of many talents and powers to triumph over evil. Durga Devi's story provide invaluable learnings for women of all ages, that within them resides the ability to be protector, warrior and a care-giver ..... It is well known that Goddess Durga transformed herself into many different avatars depending on the need and situation she was presented with. Women mirror this trait in everyday life, smoothly transitioning from a mother to a working professional, to a friend & just being thyself. This dexterity ought to be treasured, celebrated and appreciated much more than it perhaps is. THIS is what we need to draw and learn from Durga’s story, and apply it to society. Not only does Goddess Durga serve as an icon for empowering women, her life presents many lessons from which we can learn, particularly with reference to women in society today. In this picture of mine , I just want to symbolise these things which I depend on to keep the darkness at bay and hold evil in check, within or outside.These are my weapons which help me fight against all odds!! I Am A Virago !! ನಾನು ಒಬ್ಬ ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಮಹಿಳೆ, ಆದರೆ ನನ್ನೊಳಗಿನ ಶಕ್ತಿ ಯನ್ನು ಇನಷ್ಟು ಬಲಪಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ನಾನು ಅವಲಂಬಿಸುವ ಮುಖ್ಯವಾದ ಅಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು ಇವು. ತಾಯಿ ದುರ್ಗೆಯ ಕಥೆಯೇ ನಮಗೆಲ್ಲಾ ಸ್ಫೂರ್ತಿ 😊🙏!! #virago #womanhood #superheroes #shakti #devi #durga #dasara #navaratri #mahakaali #chamundi #iam #strong #shree #simplelife #extraordinaryyou ❤️ PC : @chidu.ln_portraits 😍🙏 Makeup & hair : @makeoversbyamitha_lekha Saree & blouse : @anargya_couture

A post shared by Shwetha Srivatsav (@shwethasrivatsav) on Oct 23, 2020 at 5:19am PDT

Meanwhile, Shwetha’s munchkin Ashmitha who is also a social media sensation had her own little photoshoot dressed in a beautiful white and red saree.