Our Actual Anchors: Jayesh Mulani With Jiana

A superhero, guide, friend or role model fathers mean a lot of things to their children and stand by them at all moments. To acknowledge this precious bond of fatherhood, every year Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. He can be anything – strict, cool, expressive or a doting one – he surely is the support system in any child’s upbringing. Recognizing the special role of the male parent, we spoke to a couple of dads about their relationships with their kids. Read ahead to know about it better…

Text: ANAHITA AHUJA

Jayesh Mulani With Jiana

What Was The Best Advice Your Dad Gave You, That You Plan On Sharing With Your Daughter?

Two things my father always said to me were “Never argue with your parents, even if you know you are right” and “feet to the ground, eyes to the sky”.

What Special Things Do You And Jiana Do Together?

I make her laugh by lifting her up high in the air and tickle her tummy. Seeing that smile on her face is an amazing sight for me.

How Do You Spend Quality Time With Her?

As I get home from work, I make it a point to spend an hour or so with her and Sundays is anyway a complete family day most of the times.

What Is The Most Difficult Part Of Being A Dad?

There is no such difficult part of being a father but sometimes few compromises can take a toll on you.

What One Part Of Parenting, Do You Always Need Your Wife For?

I mostly need my wife for everything (winks) as in this initial phase of our daughter growing up, it’s my wife doing the majority of the tasks.

How Would You Describe Your Bond With Her?

The bond is lovely as with every passing day is growing and developing a sense of understanding. She now reacts to me being around – and there cannot be a more content feeling in the world.