Increasingly if a woman has to be successful in the corporate world in India, she will have to lead a very westernized lifestyle and may have to use the casting couch. If she does not lead a westernized lifestyle, however competent she may be at her work, she will be sidelined and not get what she deserved.
The fact that drinking ballantine’s whisky was the preferred way for Jahnavi Gadkar , (Reliance VP legal, who was later involved in a fatal accident)to celebrate her success indicates the drastic change in the lifestyle of Indian working women. A decade ago, a woman professional would celebrate with eating food or some entertainment, mostly with her family at home.
It is not known who has influenced or pulled off the great change in Indian corporate culture for women in a short span of time. However, it has been very unfair to a vast majority of indian women who are professionally competent, yet find that they are getting a raw deal, as inexperience mediocre women are preferred at their expense, because these mediocre women conform to a westernized lifestyle