Manushi Chhillar brings Miss World crown to India after 17 years

Manushi Chhillar was born on 14 May 1997 who is an Indian model and Beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss World 2017. A star-studded event held in China proved to be one of the most astounding moments for Indian’s Manushi Chhillar as she got crowned with the coveted Miss World 2017 on Saturday, the 18th of November.

This 20-year-aged lady from Haryana, India brought an end to the country’s dry spell of 17 years at the top pageant contest yesterday. The win indeed comes after the Quantico actress Priyanka Chopra brought home the coveted title in the year 2000.

“My parents have always been my pillar of support and having them here tonight by my side has only brought me more strength and joy.”My final answer also came to me by having them here with me in front of me,” said Manushi, whose family members, including a brother and a sister, were present at the gala.

In the question-and-answer round after she was shortlisted among the top five, Manushi was asked:

“Which profession deserves the highest salary and why?”

She said a mother deserves it most.

Manushi was ecstatic and emotional when she has announced the winner from among contestants from 108 countries. She was crowned by Miss World 2016 winner, Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle. Miss Mexico Andrea Meza has announced the first runner-up, while Miss England Stephanie Hill was declared the second runner-up at the event, held at Sanya City Area.




Apart from the main title, Manushi Chhillar also won the “Beauty with Purpose” award. Soon after, congratulatory messages poured in.

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