Manushi Chillar of India has made her the crown of Miss World 2017. Prior to her, this title was won 17 years ago (in 2000) by Priyanka Chopra, Manushi celebrated the title by overcoming 108 beauties from different parts of the world in a ceremony organized in Sanya city Arena of China. Manushi is the sixth Miss World in the country. Let’s take a look at the divas who have won the title of Miss World before Manushi and have brightened the name of the country.
Reita Faria was the first Indian woman who won the title of Miss World on November 7, 1966. She was a doctor (physician) from the profession. She was born in Mumbai in 1945. She did not try her hands in acting, Reita Faria continued her practice in medicine.
Aishwarya Rai was the first runner-up in the Miss India pageant in 1994. She was crowned Miss World by Lisa Hanna in 1994. Aishwarya was a 21-year-old architecture student and winning the pageant turned her as a Bollywood’s most successful actress. Aishwarya was the second Indian female model to make her the crown of Miss World. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honored with the most successful Miss World during the 2014 Miss World Pageant in December. She was invited as Chief Guest.
Diana Hayden, who was from Hyderabad, she was the third Indian who was crowned ‘Miss World’. She made her the crown in 1997. She tried her luck in Bollywood and was seen in many films besides ‘Big Boss 2‘ but was not able to succeed much. However, her films career was not special. Diana has been in the news due to being pregnant with frozen egg.
On December 4, 1999, Yukta won the 49th Miss World Competition in London. Yukta Mukhi debuted in Bollywood with Aftab Shivdasani with the film ‘Pyaasa‘ in 2002, but the film was a big flop. After this, in 2005, Yukta worked in two other films, ‘Memsab‘ and ‘Love in Japan‘, these films also did not go as well. She tried her luck in Bollywood but her movies did not go well at the box office.
In 2000, Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title in the international beauty pageant. After becoming Miss World, Priyanka started her Bollywood career with the movie ‘The Hero‘, although her career was shaken at the beginning but her dedication and hard-work have made her one of the successful actresses of B-Town now. After Bollywood, she is now ruling in Hollywood also.