People of Uttarakhand are leading the country in many fields, especially the army. Education, administration, sports, arts, music and fashion industry has big names who hail from Uttarakhand. Many beautiful ladies who have represented India internationally also hail from Uttarakhand.
Here are the 5 beauty pageant holders who represented India at different international platforms:
Urvashi was born in Nainital & brought up in Kotdwar Uttarakhand. She won the title of Fact Miss Universal Teen 2010 & was crowned Miss Diva – 2015. Later she represented India at the Miss Universe 2015. Controversies revolving around her age at that time led to revoking the Miss Universe title she won in that year. Currently, she is a successful Indian film actress and a supermodel. Her latest movies have done very well at the box office where she has played the protagonist.
Anukriti was born in Lansdown of Pauri Garhwal district in the north Indian region of Uttarakhand. The refreshing beauty represented India at Miss India, Asia Pacific World 2014 held in Seoul. Her wedding ceremony was the media buzz in the past few weeks. Anukriti was the face of India at Miss Grand International 2017, held in Vietnam.
Manasvi birthplace is Delhi but she hails primarily from Uttarakhand. And her schooling was completed from Chandigarh. Manasvi Magwai bagged the title of Elite Model Look India in the year 2006. Later she won Miss India 2010 and went on to participate in Miss World. She is an ace Bharatnatyam dancer. Her Bollywood debut Action Jackson along with Ajay Devgan had her doing rounds for months in the entertainment columns.
After winning the Miss Earth in 2005 there was no looking back for Niharika. She started her career at age of 17. Even after moving to Delhi for her graduation from Sri Ram College of Commerce, she did not leave her passion. Her debut film Miss Lovely 2010 competed at the Cannes Film Festival. Other movies of former Miss Earth are Sniffer 2013, Private Number 2015 and The Field Guide to Evil.
Shonal birthplace is Kolkata but her roots are from Uttarakhand. Her father is an Indian Police Service officer and her mother has her own kindergarten in Kolkata. Since her father was posted in West Bengal she had attended school in different parts of the states. She won Asia-Pacific 2003 in 2003 and represented India at Miss Asia Pacific in that year.