Beauty pageant competitons not only require beauty but also brains and heart. In the beautiful land of India, there are many beauty queens. Today we have brought you 10 Indian Beauty queens who won major Beauty Pageants and where they are now.
1. Namrata Shirodkar – Miss India 1993
She got the looks that can hypnotize almost everyone. She tried in Bollywood but acting was not her cup of tea. Now, she is married to the South Indian superstar Mahesh Babu.
2. Neha Dhupia – Miss India 2002
Neha Dhupia won the Miss India title in 2002. She had a brief career as an actress in Bollywood. Now she is trying to make career in parallel cinema.
3. Celina Jaitley – Miss India 2001
Celina Jaitley got the perfect looks. Those killer eyes could arrest the attention of anyone. However, she has no acting skills. After struggling in Bollywood for few years she finally decided to marry an hotelier and now living with him.
4. Tanushree Dutta – Miss India 2004
Winning the Miss India title in 2004, Tanushree made her Bollywood debut against Emraan Hashmi in “Aashiq Banaya Aapne” (2005). Despite having impressive looks, she failed to impress the public. She was last seen while she tried in Bengali cinema.
5. Dia Mirza – Miss Asia Pacific 2000
Dia Mirza is probably the most gorgeous in our list. After winning a few small beauty pageants, she won the Miss Asia Pacific beauty pageant in 2000. After wining Miss India pageant she tried her luck in Bollywood. Now she is happily married with Sahil Sangha.
6. Diana Hayden- Miss World 1997
Diana Won the Femina Miss India as well as Miss World Beauty Pageant in 1997. She became the wild card entry in Big Boss (2008). On 13 September 2013, she tied the knot with Collin Dick.
7. Sushmita Sen- Miss Universe 1994
She won a few beauty pageants which includes the Miss India contest in 1994 and the Miss Universe title in the same year. Sen is working in movies. Apart from the Bollywood movies, she is seen in Bengali Movies.
8. Lara Dutta- Miss Universe 2000
She is the second Indian lady to hold the title of Miss Universe. Winning the pageant back in 2000, Lara Dutta tried her luck in Bollywood. She has a decent career as an actress. She was last seen in the movie “Azhar” in 2016.
9. Aishwarya Rai- Miss World 1994
Aishwarya was a runner up behind Sushmita Sen in 1994 Miss India contest. Moreover, She represented India in the Miss World contest in the same year and she ended up winning that. she chose acting as her career. After working in Tamil movies, she stepped her foot in Bollywood. Now she is married to Abhishek Bachchan and she got one of the most decorated Bollywood career.
10. Priyanka Chopra- Miss World 2000
No doubt, she is the most successful lady in our list. Winning the Miss World title, Priyanka Chopra entered Bollywood and impressed everyone. Now she is a global entertainer and working in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She has proved manier times that she is the queen of Bollywood, check out here.
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