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India’s Crowning Glories At International Beauty Pageants

India’s Crowning Glories At International Beauty Pageants

India’s Manushi Chillar has aced the Miss World pageant 2017 and we couldn’t be prouder. With this win, India has come at par with Venezuela for holding the maximum number titles at International Miss World Pageant.

Miss India Crown Winners

These women have created history and stand tall in a country, which is still battling with issues of female foeticide, high rate of illiteracy among women and female abuse. The international beauty pageant winners from India have gone on to become famous personalities in their own right.

We bring you the all the beautiful women who have made India proud on all forums:

1966: Rita Faria – 51 years ago, the vivacious Rita Faria became the first ever Indian as well as Asian woman to win the Miss World Pageant. She went on to become a successful doctor.

Rita Faria  Miss World

1970: Zeenat Aman – This veteran Bollywood actress was the first ever Miss Asia-Pacific from India.

Zeenat Aman Miss India Miss Asia Pacific

1973: Tara Anne Fonseca – A model who went on to win accolades for India as Miss Asia-Pacific, Tara refused the limelight and has kept her life private with her family.

Tara Miss Asia Pacific

1994: Sushmita Sen – The first ever Miss Universe from India, she is a true diva and is a source of inspiration to all women in India.

Susumita Sen Miss World

1994: Aishwarya Rai – The most iconic Miss World from India, she continues to remain a true international personality and is well known for her wonderful work in Bollywood and Hollywood.

Aishwarya Rai Miss India World

1997: Diana Hayden – Now known better as a successful author and personality development consultant, Diana was crowned Miss World.

Diana Hayden Miss World

1999: Yukta Mookhey – The 4th Miss World from India, she had a short stint in Bollywood and now leads a private life.

Yukta Mookhey Miss World

2000: Lara Dutta – This was the golden year for India, as all the 3 pageants were won by Miss India. Lara Dutta, who currently leads the Miss Diva organization for selecting the future Miss Indias, was crowned Miss Universe.

Lara Dutta Miss Universe

2000: Priyanka Chopra – She became Miss World and has from then on continues to conquer the world with her fabulous work in Bollywood, Hollywood and as the representative of UNICEF.

Priyanka Chopra Miss World

2000: Dia Mirza – Crowned Miss Asia-Pacific, she has become a renowned name in Bollywood and is a patron for various environmental causes in India.

Dia Mirza Miss Asia Pacific

2010: Nicole Faria – She became the first ever Miss India to win the Miss Earth title. she has gone on to become a supermodel and aspiring actress.

Nicole Faria Miss Earth

2017: Manushi Chhillar – Bringing home the Miss World crown after 17 years is the medical student from Haryana, Manushi, who also aspires to become a doctor and has already worked extensively in the area of propagation of menstrual hygiene in villages of India.


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