FEMINA: Manushi Chhillar created history and made India proud by becoming the fifth Indian ever to win the coveted title of Miss World 2017 at a grand ceremony held on November 18, 2017 at the Sanya City Arena, in China. The competition saw 121 participants from all over the world participating and giving a stiff competition. Manushi succeeded the crown from Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico who was appointed Miss World 2016 in Washington, D.C, United States.
Image: FEMINA.. Miss India Manushi Chillar was crowned Miss World 2017 by outgoing titleholder Stephanie Del Valle from Spain.
Manushi was seen competing for various other sub-titles at the pageant like Miss World Beauty with a Purpose, Miss World Talent, Miss World Fashion – Top Model, Miss World Head to Head Challenge and Miss World Top Fitness/ Sports. India has won this pageant after 17 years, when Priyanka Chopra bagged it in the year 2000. Apart from her, Diana Hayden bagged the title of Miss World in 1997, Aishwariya Rai in 1994 and Yukta Mookhey in 1999.
GIRLANDWORLD: Manushi Chillar is the 6th Indian girl to win the Miss world crown and next after Priyanaka Chopra who won the same coveted title in 2000. The other former Miss world from India has been Rita Fariya,Aishwarya Rai,Daina Hayden,Yukta Mukhi and Priyanka Chopra.
Manushi was the winner of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 and quoted, “I still can’t believe that I have won the Miss World title. Being just the fifth Indian ever to win this title internationally makes me immensely proud and ecstatic. I am very happy for the support of my family, friends and fans that supported me through this journey. I am thankful to The Times Group and Miss India Organization for giving me this opportunity and guiding me throughout my exciting journey. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of my well-wishers.”
GIRLANDWORLD: Her pet project ‘Project Shakti’ which aims at educating women on menstruation cycle and increase social awareness on menstruation in 20 villages and reached as many as 5000 women was a project under her ‘Beauty with Purpose’ initiative and much appreciated on Miss World 2017 platform.
FINANCIAL EXPRESS: The 20-year-old from Haryana, who is a medical student, edged out top five contestants from England, France, Kenya and Mexico.
GIRLANDWORLD: At Miss World 2017 she was one of the popular choices throughout the event and won many awards like semi finalist in the Top model,People’s Choice and Multimedia competitions while she was a co-winner of the Beauty with a Purpose competition during Miss World competition.
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What are the questions which decided the Miss World 2017 result and declared Haryana girl Manushi Chhillar as the winner.
GIRLANDWORLD: – In the top five round, what truly won the judges heart was her answer to the final question and answer round. She was asked “Which job deserves the highest salary?” Chhillar smiled and replied with all poise and grace
“I THINK IT SHOULD BE OF A MOTHER. MOTHERS ALL AROUND THE GLOBE SACRIFICE SO MUCH FOR THEIR KIDS. SO IF YOU TALK ABOUT SALARY THEN IT IS NOT CASH BUT LOVE AND RESPECT THAT YOU CAN GIVE TO A MOTHER. I AM VERY CLOSE TO MY MOTHER.”
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– Miss England Stephanie Hill was asked, “If you speak in front of all the leaders of the world, what would you speak about?”
Miss England took home the 2nd runners-up trophy. Image: Missosology
Stephanie Hill said, ”If I got such a chance, I would like to address the inconsistency in global healthcare. There are vaccines and medicines available in the world. This crisis can be solved.”
–Miss France Aurore Kichenin was asked, ”What has been the world’s greatest invention and why?”
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Aurore Kichenin answered, ”The greatest invention in the world is transport. It enables communication with all the countries.”
–Miss Kenya Magline Jeruto was asked, “Cyber-bullying is one of the greatest problems in the world today. How would you solve this?”
Miss Kenya said, ”Cyber-bullying is one of the major problems in the world today and it should be ended.”
–Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was asked, ”What is the most important quality that a Miss World should possess?”
Miss Mexico gets crowned as the 1st runner-up by former Miss World. Source: INDIANEXPRESS
Andrea Meza said, “It is Love–the love that she has for herself and expresses to the world. Miss World should be someone who can talk to everyone and meet everyone.”
TOPYAPS: It was a prestigious moment for India. As soon as Manushi got crowned as Miss World 2017, the news went viral and people started flooding social media platforms with wonderful wishes for the lucky girl. Her efforts and hard work got paid finally and with this, a lot of doors to success have got open for her. Manushi’s parents are doctors and she herself is an MBBS student, who aspires to become a gynecologist. However, the Miss World title will surely give her a chance to try her luck in the entertainment world. Just like Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai have become an important part of the industry after winning the title.
AND WHAT IS ALL THAT MISS WORLD 2017 MANUSHI CHILLAR WILL TAKE HOME?
GIRLANDWORLD: And these are the little perks,privileges and prize package of a Miss World
- year-long supplies from cosmetics brand and other companies sponsoring the Miss World event
- travel stipend, covering all her travel expenses that the Miss World undertake to an eclectic range of endevours.
- chance to be attached to a number of philanthropic efforts all over the world.
- The Miss World winner also gets 100,000 Pounds in cash, in addition to a prize package of styling, wardrobe,shoes etc
- Priyanka Chopra and Yukta Mukhi also mentioned how they got many jewelries too.Unlike Miss Universe Miss World organizers never reveal the prize package of a Miss world. These are all rumored perks and privileges of being a Miss World. Though we are sure that no money and prize can take away the glory of being a renowned face of the world and becoming an overnight sensation in India which itself opens the doors of opportunity. Her message to the youth
“BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND NEVER SHY AWAY FROM HARD WORK. IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT OTHERS THINK, ‘BEAUTY’ IS JUST PERCEPTION. GET UP EVERY MORNING, TELL YOURSELF YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL AND GEAR UP TO WIN!”