India is home to world’s most beautiful women. The country holds the highest number of Miss World winners. Venezuela is the only other country to have won so many crowns in this pageant. The golden run that India saw with international beauty pageant winners like; Aishwarya Rai, Sushmita Sen, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta and most recent Manushi Chhillar, seems like a bygone era as none of India’s representatives have won any prominent titles since a decade. While we wait for another Indian beauty to be crowned in an international contest. Let us rewind and remember those ladies who made India proud at international beauty pageants.
Have a look at the Indian beauties who have managed to bring world at their feet. The ladies who won the title: Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss Asia Pacific and Miss Earth.
Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017, seventeen years after Priyanka Chopra won the crown for India. The 20-year-old medical student, becaming the sixth Indian woman to win Miss World. Reita Faria was the first Indian woman to win the title back in 1966, followed by Aishwariya Rai in 1994, Diana Haydon in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1999 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000.
Haryana girl Manushi Chhillar previously crowned Femina Miss India 2017. In addition to Medical student, Chhillar is a trained Indian classical dancer who enjoys painting. According to the Miss World website, Ms Chhillar aims to be a cardiac surgeon and hopes to open a chain of non-profit hospitals in rural areas. The Miss World website also says that Ms Chhillar has a passion for outdoor sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and bungee jumping.
India is known for the place with most beautiful girls. There are a lot queens of beauty title holders. Nicole Faria is one of them. Faria is the first Indian to win the Miss Earth pageant since its inception in 2001. She won the crown in December 2010 and is the only holder of the title for India. She is a fashion model from Bangalore. Faria also won the Miss India Earth title at the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2010 beauty pageant in Mumbai.