[Framed]: Pooja Lanjekar, Body Tracker, Mumbai

[FRAMED] exists to shine light on Framestore’s most fascinating cast of characters: its people. Presented with a probing list of questions and a demandingly short deadline, this feature puts the hopes, dreams, and desktops of our MVPs on the digital wall, for all to see. Welcome to [FRAMED].

What are you guilty of?

I feel guilty that I don’t get much time to work on my hobbies — it allows me to destress myself while remaining mentally productive.

What was your last brush with danger?

I had to travel from Australia to India when the pandemic was at its peak.

Your last brush with greatness?

My first scuba diving experience — everything around me was mesmerising, as if I was in another world.

Your worst character fault?

I always want to win at everything.

Your most shining quality?

Positive attitude.

You’re on the run from the law, where are you headed?

Maldives island.

Who’s your partner-in-crime?

My sister, since childhood.

What’s your favourite movie/TV show and why?

I’m a big fan of FRIENDS because of the hilarious and relatable characters.

AGREED. Your greatest achievement?

Buying my own house.

Most valuable skill?

I’m always eager to learn new skills and improve.

Name your pet peeve?

Loud chewing.

The DREAM project would entail:

I would love to work on any Marvel superhero movie.

Your career highlight to date:

Last year I got the ‘Best Lead of the Year’ award from my previous company.

This week I learnt that:

You have to be very patient while working on a manual camera track. :)

What’s your current view?

My apartment’s playground with a bunch of happy kids playing cricket.

Give us a desk tour

Computer monitor, personal Laptop with a couple of editing softwares, Photo frame of my last trip memory, Coffee mug and a cute little snowman which I have made with cotton balls.

What do you need to work, on the daily?

Good sleep, yoga and a cup of coffee.

Framestore is, to you:

Opportunity to work on quality.

Best thing about your work environment? (at home!)?

Zero commuting, no crowds or traffic, more time with loved ones and somehow I’m still more productive.

Favourite artform?

Music.

Fictional character you’d like to hang with?

The Avengers — they’d be the coolest group to hang out with..:)

Happiness looks like:

Nothing soothes the soul like a day by the ocean!

What do you think of too often?

My next travel plan.

Couldn’t live without:

My family and friends.

If you ruled the world:

No one would be treated differently for their race, religion or gender.

How are you staying inspired by working remotely?

Waking up early so that I get more time for yoga and take regular breaks for a quick walk to clear my mind.

How are you spending your weekends?

Catching up with friends and family, watching movies & cooking something innovative.

What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned about yourself during quarantine?

Health is wealth..!

Pooja Lanjekar, you’ve been [Framed]!

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