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Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

The grand finale of Miss World 2019 beauty pageant will be held on December 14, 2019 in Excel, London. Suman Rao from Rajasthan, who was crowned Femina Miss India 2019, will be representing India at the pageant. India has won Miss World title six times in the past. First Reita Faria won the Miss World contest in 1966 and recently Manushi Chillar won the Miss World 2017 title.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 14 December 2019, 06:10:06 PM
Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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The grand finale of Miss World 2019 beauty pageant will be held on December 14, 2019 in Excel, London. Suman Rao from Rajasthan, who was crowned Femina Miss India 2019, will be representing India at the pageant. India has won Miss World title six times in the past. First Reita Faria won the Miss World contest in 1966 and recently Manushi Chillar won the Miss World 2017 title. With Miss World 2019 finale just hours away, let’s take a look at the past Miss World winners from India. (File Photo)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Reita Faria (1966): Reita Faria is the first Indian women to be crowned as Miss World in 1966. After winning the coveted Miss World title, she completed her MBBS degree and then moved to London to complete her education from the King's College Hospital. (File Photo)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: After a gap of 28 years, Aishwarya Rai won the Miss World title in 1994. Soon after her big achievement, Aishwarya forayed into films, and made her debut with Mani Ratnam's 1997 Tamil film Iruvar. The actress has several hit films to her credit including Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Jodhaa Akbar and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. (File Photo)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Diana Hayden, a model  and actress, became the third Indian to win the Miss World beauty pageant in 1997. (Image: dianahayden.com)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Yukta Mookhey: Yukta Mookhey won the Miss World pageant in 1999. Apart from studying Zoology, Yukta also has a diploma degree in computer sciences. (Image: Pageant and Glamour / Instagram)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Priyanka Chopra: Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000. Soon after her big achievement, Aishwarya forayed into films and became a superstar. Priyanka Chopra has not only appeared in iconic Bollywood films such as Don, Barfi! and Bajirao Mastani, but she also made her debut in Hollywood with Baywatch in 2017. She was also cast in a pivotal role in the American television series Quantico. (Image: Instagram)

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

Miss World 2019: Past Miss World From India Who Bagged The Crowns

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Manushi Chillar: After a gap of 17 years, Haryana's Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World in 2017. She will soon make her debut in Bollywood with Prithviraj in 2020 opposite Akshay Kumar. (Image: Instagram)