Bhavna Vaswani

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An Indian-American psychologist and social worker, Bhavna Vaswani Shyamalan. She is Manoj Nelliyattu “M. Night” Shyamalan’s spouse. Bhavna was born in India and lived in Uganda for the first year of her life until her family and other Asians were forced out of the nation under the rule of Idi Amin. The family first relocated to Hong Kong before making their way to the United States in 1986. She had known she wanted to become a therapist since she was a teenager. She married Shyamalan in 1993 after meeting him while a student at New York University. Following completion of her PhD in clinical developmental psychology, Bhavna started her career as a therapist. She quickly became restless, though. She was raised in a household that was quite religious, and she has strong altruistic beliefs. She and Shyamalan established the M. Night Shyamalan Foundation in 2001, which supports young leaders from around the globe as they work to break down barriers brought about by social injustice and poverty in their individual areas.

Early Years of Bhavna Vaswani

India is where Bhavna was born. Her parents travelled to India to have her even though her family members were originally British residents of Uganda, giving her a link to the homeland. She spent her first year of life in Uganda before they returned there. Her family, however, was compelled to leave the nation as a result of Idi Amin’s policy of expelling Asians.

They initially relocated to Hong Kong, a British territory at the time. Bhavna’s father established an import/export company there, and she enrolled in a neighborhood school where she attended classes under Hong Kong’s British educational system. But finally, her father’s company filed for bankruptcy, and they made the decision to emigrate to America, where he had been offered a job. At the time, she was 17 years old. Her three siblings include a brother, a younger sister, and an elder sister.

Since she was 14 years old, Bhavna had a desire to work as a therapist. She acknowledged being one of the schoolchildren to whom the other students would confide their issues. Even a friend of hers who had escaped from home was once housed by her. She was informed by her older sister that there is a career that will allow her to be able to serve people more. She has wanted to become a therapist ever since.

All of her siblings are still living in the country. According to reports, her father passed away in August 2007. Since then, her mother has relocated to India. Though not as frequently as her mother would like, Bhavna pays her a visit frequently. Her mother spends time with each of her children while traveling to the United States to see her, her siblings, and her.

The M. Night Shyamalan Foundation, marriage, and career

Nobody who is an accomplished psychologist or psychiatrist inspired Bhavna. In Hong Kong as well, she lacked a professional role model. She was intrigued by the notion of researching the human mind and behavior, though. She attended New York University and majored in psychology.

She first met Shyamalan while she was attending NYU to get a degree in cinema studies. He reportedly went back and told his roommate that he had met the woman he was going to marry after they got to know one another. Bhavna, however, was presently committed to another person. She refused all of his advances when he made them. They initially got along as friends as a result. They became closer over the course of the next year and eventually began dating.

Her parents first disapproved of Shyamalan. It was partially because of the topic (film) he was researching and how they saw it. They also expected her to find her own spouse because they had planned to arrange her marriage. They finally came to terms with her choice.

In 1993, Bhavna and Shyamalan got hitched and relocated to his Pennsylvania hometown of Philadelphia. Shyamalan has a strong bond with the metropolis. He bases and shoots the majority of his movies there.
She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a master’s degree and a PhD, after which she started working as a counselor for teenage sex assault victims at a clinic in Philadelphia. She supported the two of them financially during those early years while Shyamalan was still a struggling screenwriter and director. Together, they are the parents of Saleka, Ishani, and Shivani.

Her parents, especially her mother, were devout Christians who believed in doing good to others. Her mother emphasized the value of giving back to society to her offspring. Bhavna began volunteering when she was 11 years old. She kept volunteering at other charities after she got married in addition to working as a therapist. Nevertheless, she didn’t feel content. She stopped working and founded the M. Night Shyamalan Foundation in 2001 with the aid of her husband. In order to better their communities, it has aided local leaders in North America, Asia, and Africa.

Net worth of Bhavna Vaswani

The estimated net worth of Bhavna Vaswani is about $1 million.