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List of Miss World Winners From India

List of Miss World Winners from India

Miss World is by far the oldest running International Beauty Pageant. It was originated in United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. Along with Miss Universe, Miss International, and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the Big Four international beauty pageants. The title is given on the basis of vision, beauty, intelligence, wit, hard work, sensitivity, and personality. India, along with Venezuela is the only country who have won the maximum number of Miss World Titles i.e. 6 times. In this article, you will get to know the complete list of Miss World Winners from India.

Miss World 2021 Winners List

Miss World 2021 was supposed to be held on 16th December 2021 but the event was postponed for 90 days to ensure the safety of staff and crew members after 17 contestants, including India’s representative at the global event– Manasa Varanasi, tested positive for COVID-19. Miss World 2021 event was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico on 16th March 2022. The Miss World Title Holder is Karolina Bielawska from Poland. Below is the complete list of the Miss World World 2021 Winners.

Miss World 2021 Winners List
Position Country & Winner
1st (Winner) Poland – Karolina Bielawska
2nd (1st Runner-up) United States – Shree Saini
3rd (2nd Runner-up) Côte D’Ivoire – Olivia Yacé

Complete List of Miss World Winners from India

India, along with Venezuela is the only country who have won the maximum number of Miss World Titles i.e. 6 times. Reita Faria became the first Indian in 1966 to win the prestigious Miss World title while Manushi Chillar is the last Indian who was crowned in the year 2017. Check the complete list of Miss World winners from India below.

Year Winner Brief Description
2017 Manushi Chhillar
  • She was born on 14th May 1997.
  • She is an Indian Actress, model and winner of Miss World 2017.
  • She is pursuing a medical degree at the Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonipat.
  • She will soon make her Bollywood debut  in the upcoming historical drama Prithviraj.
2000 Priyanka Chopra
  • Priyanka Chopra was born on 18th July 1982.
  • She is an Indian Actress, Model, Singer, Film Producer, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant.
  • She made her acting debut in the Tamil film Thamizhan in 2002. She then made her Bollywood debut in The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003).
  • She has received numerous awards: Padma Shri (2016), 2 National Film Awards and 5 Filmfare Awards.
  • She is one of the highest paid actresses in India.
  • She was appointed as the national and global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010 and 2016 respectively.
  • She is married to American singer Nick Jonas.
1999 Yukta Mookhey
  • Yukta Mookhey is an Indian civic activist and the winner of Miss World 1999.
  • She is a former model and actress, and has worked in Hindi films.
1997 Diana Hayden
  • Diana Hayden was born on 1st May 1973.
  • She is an Indian actress, television host, model and the winner of Miss World 1997 pageant.
  • She also won three subtitles during the pageant and is the only Miss World titleholder to do so.
  • She also won the title of the ‘Femina Miss India’ in 1997.
1994 Aishwarya Rai
  • Aishwarya Rai was born on 1st Nov 1973.
  • She is known for her work in Hindi and Tamil films.
  • Her debut movie was Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar.
  • She has received numerous awards: Padma Shri (2009)and 2 Filmfare Awards.
1966 Reita Faria
  • She was born on 23rd August 1943.
  • She is an Indian physician, former model and the winner of the Miss World 1966 contest.
  • First Asian woman to win the Beauty Contest.
  • She chose to focus on her medical studies rather than films and modelling.
  • Reita was a judge at Femina Miss India in 1998, and has come back to judge the Miss World competition on a few occasions..

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