Top 10 Indians Who Won Beauty Pageants Ever
The world of beauty pageants is a fiercely competitive one, and making it to the top is no easy feat. India has had an impressive track record in international beauty pageants, with many of the country’s finest representing the nation on the global stage. Here, we take a look at the top 10 Indians who have won beauty pageants ever.
1. Reita Faria
She became the first Indian to win the Miss World title in 1966. Reita was also a qualified doctor and had a distinguished career in medicine.
2. Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai is undoubtedly one of the most famous faces of Indian cinema today. She won the Miss World title in 1994 and has gone on to become one of the most successful actresses of all time.
3. Diana Hayden
Diana Hayden was crowned Miss World in 1997 and has had a successful career in modelling and acting.
4. Yukta Mookhey
Yukta Mookhey won the Miss World title in 1999 and has since become a successful businesswoman.
5. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title in 2000 and has since become an international superstar. She is one of the most successful actresses in India today.
6. Lara Dutta
Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe title in 2000 and has since gone on to become a successful actress and entrepreneur.
7. Rakshanda Khan
Rakshanda Khan won the Miss India Universe title in 2002 and has since gone on to become a successful television actress.
8. Tanushree Dutta
Tanushree Dutta won the Miss India Universe title in 2004 and has since gone on to become an actress and model.
9. Manushi Chhillar
Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World title in 2017 and has since gone on to become a successful model and actor.
10. Shraddha Shashidhar
Shraddha Shashidhar won the Miss Diva Universe title in 2017 and has since gone on to become an actor.
These 10 Indian women have done the nation proud by winning beauty pageants on the global stage. They have set an example for young women all over the country, inspiring them to pursue their dreams and reach for the stars. Beauty pageants are no longer just about looks, but also about intelligence, wit and confidence.