9 Surprising Facts About Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar

Manushi Chhillar


After a long gap of 17 years, Indian girl gets the Miss World crown again. Last time, Priyanka Chopra won the title in the year 2000. This time a 20-year-old medical student from Haryana has made every Indian proud who is not just beautiful but “beautiful with intelligence”.

The answer that got her the title was in response to the question – which profession deserves the highest salary in this world – as asked by judges.

Can you guess what she said?

She replied, “My mother has been my biggest inspiration, so I have to say, a mother’s job. It is not always about cash, but love and respect as well. A mother deserves that the most.”

Now, you wanna see her?

Meet Manushi Chhillar, a girl who deserves the tag, “Beauty with brains”.


So, it seems you wish to know more about Manushi right?

Here are some facts about the beauty…

1. She Is Pursuing MBBS From Sonepat’s Bhagat Phool Singh Government College


Manushi aspires to become a gynecologist. Her father Dr Mitra Basu Chhillar is a scientist at DRDO, while her mother Dr Neelam Chhillar is the head of the department of Neuro-chemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.


2. Manushi Is An Expert Kuchipudi Dancer


Apart from excelling in studies, she has excelled in dance too. She got trained under Raja and Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy.


3. Manushi Is Also A Talented Poet


Whenever she is free, she loves to write poetries. And she also paints in her free time.


4. She Represented Her College And Our Country In Japan’s Cultural Exchange Program In 2014


Manushi said, “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,”


5. She Was Crowned Femina Miss India 2017


She always dreamed to achieve the Miss World title. She sacrificed 1 year of education and participated in Femina Miss India 2017. And her efforts worked and she was crowned Femina Miss India 2017.


6. Manushi Is Quite Adventurous


She loves outdoor sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, bungee jumping and paragliding.


7. She Keeps Educating People About Problems Related To Menstrual Cycle Through Her “Project Shakti”


The project campaign’s objective is to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene. During the course of the project, she visited around 20 villages and treated around 5,000 women.


8. Manushi Is Very Fond Of Acting


She has attended the National School of Drama.


9. She Was An All India CBSE Topper In English (12th standard)


 “As a kid, I always wanted to participate in the competition but I never knew I would make it this far. Winning the Miss World title is now not just my dream, but also that of my family and friends.” she said.

Going back to history, Reita Faria won the beauty title for the first time in 1966 from Asia. The next time India won the title in the year 1994 when Aishwarya Rai was crowned Miss World. Later, Indian beauties Diana Hayden in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1997, Priyanka Chopra in 2000 was crowned Miss World.

And now, Manushi Chhillar won Miss World title. 

Manushi competed against 108 contestants from various countries at a glittering event held at Sanya City Arena in China. India, England, France, Kenya and Mexico grabbed the top five spots at the peagant. Manushi is the 6th Indian to win the coveted crown and has also won the Head to Head Challenge and the Beauty with a Purpose titles. 


Her answer to the question – which profession deserves the highest salary in this world, itself says that she deserves the win.

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