10 Most Beautiful Miss India Title Holders Over The Years
The Femina Miss India beauty pageant is a career-defining moment for aspiring models in India. Winning a beauty pageant like this completely transforms the journey of a budding model. Names like Sushmita Sen, Juhi Chawla, Zeenat Aman, Lara Dutta, Priyanka Chopra, and of course Aishwarya Rai have been the find of this prestigious beauty pageant.
Becoming the title winner of Femina Miss India isn’t an easy task as the contestants go through many tests for both their beauty and brains. It is way more than flaunting curves or flashing a smile. However, once the winner is crowned she gets a clear vision in life with a newly achieved name and fame. Over the years, many Indian models have achieved global fame by winning the Femina Miss India beauty contest. Here is a list of the ten most beautiful Miss India winners of all time that have worn this prestigious crown with utmost pride.
List Of Most Beautiful Femina Miss India
Starting the list with a familiar name, Lara Dutta won the Miss India crown in 2000 and later went on to with the ever-so prestigious Miss Universe Crown in the same year. She is only the second Indian to win Miss Universe after Sushmita Sen. She is a renowned Bollywood actress and is the UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador since 2001.
The second name on this list is Sushmita Sen. The ethereal Bengali beauty scripted history in 1994 by winning Miss India and then the Miss Universe title, making her the first Indian woman to achieve this feat. She defeated the hot favorite Aishwarya Rai to clinch the Femina Miss India Universe title, and she achieved all this at the tender age of 19.
The dawn of super modeling in India was instigated by Madhu Sapre. The dusky model with her sensational looks gave the young aspiring models a new definition of modeling. Before winning the coveted Miss India title in 1992, she was an athlete but paved her way in the tinsel town with sheer hard work. She also represented the country in the Miss Universe pageant, where the judges found her answer too straight and politically incorrect. Her blunt replies made her settle for the second runners-up position.
the breathtaking beauty of Aishwarya Rai made her clinch the Miss India crown in 1994. Her expressive eyes and flawless smile made her win the hearts of millions. Apart from being Miss India, she has also won the Miss World title in the same year and became the second Indian woman to achieve this feat. She had quite an impactful journey in Bollywood. However, after becoming a mother, she wasn’t much active in Bollywood.
Juhi Chawla is definitely one of the epitomes of Indian beauty. Her simplistic charm blended with her charismatic elegance and innocent smile helped her grab the Miss India crown in 1984. After winning the pageant, she soon made an entry into the Bollywood industry and made a name for herself with her exquisite acting skills. Her debut film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak made her an overnight star.
Manushi Chillar was among those small-town girls who dreamt big. She not only held the Miss India title in 2017 but went onto claim the Miss World title in the same year in China. Manushi comes from a humble background in Haryana, where she worked as an ambassador for Anaemia Free Haryana. At the school level, she was the all India topper in class
12th in English. She has also cleared the All India Pre Medical test (now NEET) in her first attempt and was pursuing an MBBS degree before making it into the glamour world.
The dusky beauty born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand held the prestigious Miss India crown in 2000. After winning the title, she entered Bollywood in 2002 and made it big right from the outset. She became a household name soon and also made it big in the list of top Bollywood actresses. Today, she is married to American singer and actor Nick Jonas and has become a global icon.
Regarded as one of the most stunning divas of Bollywood, the sensuous lady Zeenat Aman won the title of Miss Asia Pacific in 1970 and also was the second runner up in the Miss India pageant. Apart from modeling, she also had a successful career as an actress. She is known for her impeccable work in movies like Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Don, Qurbani, to name a few.
Diana Hayden also stands among the most charming and graceful Miss India winners. She held the prestigious title in 1997 and also crowned Miss Beachwear and Miss Photogenic in the contest. Till date, she is the only woman to win three titles on the same night.
A long time back in 1966, there was a lady named Rita Faria who won the prestigious Miss India and Miss World crown in the same year. She was a sumptuous beauty who laid the foundation for many girls who aspired to become beauty icons of the country.
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Time to wrap up:
This list contains the names of some of the most popular and beautiful Miss India titleholders. These women are not only the epitome of beauty but possess great talent and exemplary confidence. These women are the face of proud India that speaks volumes for women empowerment and do not back down from any challenges.