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List of Indian representatives at international beauty pageants

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Number of Big four international crowns

Pageant Titles Winning year(s)
Miss Universe 2 1994 • 2000
Miss World 6 1966 • 1994 • 1997 • 1999 • 2000 • 2017
Miss Earth 1 2010

This is list of official representatives of India to International beauty pagaents.[1] India has won 9 crowns from the Big Four international beauty pageants making India second in the Asia pacific, and fourth in the world, in terms of crowns won.

Representatives to Big Four international beauty pageants[edit]

Miss Universe[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Nehal Chudasama Maharashtra
2017 Shraddha Shashidhar Tamil Nadu
2016 Roshmitha Harimurthy Karnataka
2015 Urvashi Rautela Uttarakhand
2014 Noyonita Lodh Karnataka Top 15
  • Best National Costume - Top 5
2013 Manasi Moghe Maharashtra Top 10
2012 Shilpa Singh Bihar Top 16
Urvashi Rautela Uttarakhand Dethroned as she could not meet the minimum age requirement.
2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli Andhra Pradesh
2010 Ushoshi Sengupta West Bengal
2009 Ekta Chowdhary Haryana
2008 Simran Kaur Mundi Maharashtra
  • National Costume - Group Winner
  • Best in Swimsuit - Top 5
  • Charming Áo dài - Top 5
2007 Puja Gupta New Delhi Top 10
2006 Neha Kapur New Delhi Top 20
2005 Amrita Thapar Punjab
2004 Tanushree Dutta Jharkhand Top 10
2003 Nikita Anand New Delhi
2002 Neha Dhupia New Delhi Top 10
2001 Celina Jaitley West Bengal 4th Runner-up
  • Swimsuit competition - 3rd Runner-up
  • Evening Gown - 5th Runner-up
2000 Lara Dutta Karnataka Miss Universe 2000
  • Best In Swimsuit - Winner
  • Best in Evening Gown - 2nd Runner Up
  • Best in National Costume - 1st Runner Up
1999 Gul Panag Punjab Top 10
  • Interview Round - Winner
  • Evening Gown Round - Top 5
  • Swimsuit Round - Top 10
1998 Lymaraina D'Souza Maharashtra Top 10
1997 Nafisa Joseph Karnataka Top 10
1996 Sandhya Chib Karnataka Top 10
1995 Manpreet Brar New Delhi 1st Runner-up
  • Evening Gown - 2nd Runner Up
  • Interview Round - 3rd Runner-up
  • Swimsuit Competition - Top 10
1994 Sushmita Sen New Delhi Miss Universe 1994
  • Swimsuit competition - 1st Runner up
  • Evening Gown - 2nd Runner-up
  • Interview Round - 4th Runner-up
1993 Namrata Shirodkar Maharashtra 5th Runner-Up
  • Interview Round - 2nd Runner-up
  • Evening Gown - 2nd Runner-up
1992 Madhu Sapre Maharashtra 2nd Runner-up
  • Swimsuit Competition - 1st Runner-up
  • Evening Gown - 1st Runner-up
  • Interview Round - 4th Runner-up
1991 Christabelle Howie Tamil Nadu
1990 Suzanne Sablok Maharashtra Top 10
1989 Dolly Minhas Punjab
1987 Priyadarshini Pradhan Maharashtra
1986 Mehr Jessia Maharashtra
1985 Sonu Walia New Delhi
1984 Juhi Chawla Punjab
  • Best National Costume
1983 Rekha Hande Karnataka
1982 Pamela Chaudry Singh New Delhi
1981 Rachita Kumar Maharashtra
1980 Sangeeta Bijlani Maharashtra
  • Best National Costume
1979 Swaroop Sampat Maharashtra
1978 Alamjeet Kaur Chauhan Punjab
  • Best National Costume
1977 Bineeta Bose Maharashtra
1976 Naina Sudhir Balsavar Uttar Pradesh
1975 Meenakshi Kurpad Maharashtra
1974 Shailini Bhavnath Dholakia Maharashtra Top 12
1973 Farzana Habib Maharashtra Top 12
1972 Roopa Satyan New Delhi Top 12
1971 Raj Gill Maharashtra
1970 Veena Sajnani Maharashtra
1969 Kavita Bhambhani Maharashtra
1968 Anjum Mumtaz Barg Maharashtra
1967 Nayyara Mirza New Delhi
1966 Yasmin Daji Maharashtra 3rd Runner-up
  • Evening Gown Round - Winner
  • Swimsuit Round - Top 3
1965 Persis Khambatta Maharashtra
1964 Meher Castelino Mistri Maharashtra
1952 Indrani Rehman Tamil Nadu

Miss World[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Anukreethy Vas Tamil Nadu Top 30
  • Head-to-Head Challenge - Winner
  • Miss World Talent - Top 18
  • Multimedia Award - Top 10
2017 Manushi Chhillar Haryana Miss World 2017
  • Head-to-Head Challenge(Group 9) - Winner
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 30
  • Beauty with a Purpose - Winner
  • Multimedia Award - Top 9
  • People's Choice Award - Top 9
2016 Priyadarshini Chatterjee Assam Top 20
  • Beauty with a Purpose - Top 5
    Miss World Talent - Top 21
2015 Aditi Arya New Delhi
  • Multimedia Award - Top 5
  • People's Choice Award - Top 5
  • World Fashion Designer Dress - Top 10
  • Beauty with a Purpose - Top 25
  • Miss World Talent - Top 30
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 30
2014 Koyal Rana New Delhi Top 11
  • Miss World - Asia
  • Beauty With a Purpose Winner
  • World Fashion Designer Dress Winner
  • Dances of the world performer
  • Charity Gala
  • Miss World Beach Beauty - Top 5
  • Multimedia Award - Top 5
  • The People's Choice - Top 10
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 20
  • Miss World Sport - Top 32
2013 Navneet Kaur Dhillon Punjab Top 20
  • Multimedia Award Winner
  • Beauty with a Purpose Top 10
  • Interview Round - Top 20
2012 Vanya Mishra Punjab 6th Rnner-up
  • Beauty With a Purpose Award Winner
  • Multimedia Award Winner
  • Dances of the world performer
  • Interview Round - Top 16
  • Miss World Beach Beauty - Top 40
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 47
2011 Kanishtha Dhankhar Haryana Top 31
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 10
  • Beauty with a Purpose - Top 10
2010 Manasvi Mamgai Uttarakhand
  • Dances of the world performer
  • Miss World Beach Beauty - Top 20
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 20
2009 Pooja Chopra Maharashtra Top 16
  • Beauty With a Purpose - Winner
  • Miss World Sports - Top 6
2008 Parvathy Omanakuttan Kerala 1st Runner-up
  • Miss World – Asia and Oceania
  • Miss World Top Model - 2nd Runner-up
  • Miss World Beach Beauty - Top 10
2007 Sarah Jane Dias Karnataka Miss World Talent - Top 18
2006 Natasha Suri Maharashtra Top 17
  • Miss World Beach Beauty - 2nd Runner-up
  • Best Designer Gown - 2nd Runner-up
  • Miss World Talent - Top 10
2005 Sindhura Gadde Andhra Pradesh Top 15
2004 Sayali Bhagat1 Maharashtra
  • Miss World Top Model - Top 20
Lakshmi Pandit Maharashtra Dethroned, as she was already married
2003 Ami Vashi Gujarat 3rd Runner Up
  • Miss World Talent - Top 21
2002 Shruti Sharma Uttar Pradesh Top 20
2001 Sara Corner Karnataka
2000 Priyanka Chopra Bihar Miss World 2000
  • Miss World – Asia and Oceania
1999 Yukta Mookhey Maharashtra Miss World 1999
  • Miss World – Asia and Oceania
1998 Annie Thomas Kerala
1997 Diana Hayden Andhra Pradesh Miss World 1997
  • Miss World – Asia and Oceania
  • Miss Photogenic
  • Spectacular swimwear
1996 Rani Jeyraj Tamil Nadu 3rd Runner Up
  • Miss World – Asia and Oceania
  • Spectacular Evening Gown
1995 Preeti Mankotia Punjab
1994 Aishwarya Rai Karnataka Miss World 1994
  • Miss Photogenic
  • Miss World Asia and Oceania
1993 Karminder Kaur Punjab
  • Best in National costume
1992 Shyla Lopez Karnataka
1991 Ritu Singh New Delhi Top 10
1990 Naveeda Mehdi Maharashtra
1989 Shabnam Patel Maharashtra
1988 Anuradha Kottur Maharashtra
1987 Manisha Kohli Punjab
1986 Maureen Mary Lestourgeon Maharashtra
1985 Sharon Mary Clarke Maharashtra
1984 Suchita Kumar Maharashtra
1983 Sweety Grewal Punjab
1982 Uttara Mhatre Maharashtra
1981 Deepti Divakar Andhra Pradesh
1980 Elizabeth Anita Reddi Andhra Pradesh Top 15
1979 Raina Winifred Mendonica Maharashtra
  • Top 10 Photographer's choice
1978 Kalpana Iyer Tamil Nadu Top 15
  • Most Popular Delegate
  • Top 20 Miss Talented
  • Top 15 Photographer's choice
1977 Veena Prakash Maharashtra Withdrew in protest against the presence of a white Miss South Africa
1976 Naina Balsavar Maharashtra Withdrew in protest against the presence of two South African entries - one white and one black - in conformity with the apartheid policy of racial separation.
1975 Anjana Sood Himachal Pradesh Top 15
1974 Kiran Dholakia Maharashtra
1972 Malathi Basappa Karnataka 4th Runner-up
1971 Prema Narayan Andhra Pradesh
1970 Heather Corinne Faville Maharashtra Top 15
1969 Adina Shellim Maharashtra
1968 Jane Coelho New Delhi
1966 Reita Faria Maharashtra Miss World 1966
  • Best Body Award
  • Best in Evening Wear
1962 Ferial Karim Maharashtra Top 15
1961 Veronica Leonora Torcato Maharashtra
1960 Iona Pinto Maharashtra
1959 Fleur Ezekiel Maharashtra

Miss International[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Tanishqa Bhosale Pune
2017 Ankita Kumari Jharkhand
2016 Rewati Chetri Guwahati
2015 Supriya Aiman Patna
2014 Jhataleka Malhotra Maharashtra
  • Miss Internet
  • Best National Costume - 3rd Runner-up
2013 Gurleen Grewal Punjab
  • Miss Internet - 1st Runner-up
2012 Rochelle Maria Rao Tamil Nadu Top 15
2011 Ankita Shorey Jammu & Kashmir
2010 Neha Hinge Madhya Pradesh Top 15
2009 Harshita Saxena Goa
2008 Radha Brahmbhatt Gujarat
2007 Esha Gupta New Delhi
2006 Sonali Sehgal West Bengal Top 12
2005 Vaishali Desai Maharashtra
2004 Mihika Verma Maharashtra Top 15
2003 Shonali Nagrani New Delhi 1st Runner-Up
2002 Gauhar Khan Maharashtra
2001 Kanwal Toor New Delhi Top 15
2000 Gayatri Joshi Maharashtra Top 15
1999 Srikrupa Murali Karnataka
1998 Shwetha Jaishanker Tamil Nadu 2nd Runner-Up
1997 Diya Abraham Kerala 1st Runner-Up
1996 Fleur Xavier Maharashtra
1995 Priya Gill Maharashtra
1994 Fransesca Hart Maharashtra
1993 Pooja Batra Punjab Top 15
1992 Kamal Sandhu New Delhi
1991 Preeti Mankotia Karnataka Top 15
1988 Shikha Swaroop Maharashtra
1987 Erika Maria D'Souza Maharashtra Top 15
1986 Poonam Pahlet Gidwant Maharashtra
1985 Vinita Seshadri Vasan Karnataka
1984 Nalanda Ravindra Bhandar West Bengal Top 15
1983 Sahila Chadha Punjab
1982 Betty O'Connor Maharashtra
1981 Meenakshi Seshadri Tamil Nadu
1980 Ulrika Karen Bredemeyer Maharashtra
1979 Nita Pinto Maharashtra
1978 Sabita Dhanrajgir Punjab
1976 Nafisa Ali Maharashtra 2nd Runner-up
1975 Indira Maria Bredemeyer Maharashtra 2nd Runner-Up
1974 Leslie Jean Hartnett New Delhi
1972 Indira Muthanna Karnataka
1971 Samita Mukherjee West Bengal
1970 Patricia D'Souza New Delhi Top 15
1969 Wendy Leslie Vaz Maharashtra
1968 Sumita Sen West Bengal Top 15
1962 Sheila Chonkar Maharashtra
1961 Diana Valentine New Delhi
1960 Iona Pinto Maharashtra 1st Runner-Up

Miss Earth[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Nishi Bhardwaj New Delhi
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Resort Wear Competition (AIR Group)
2017 Shaan Suhas Kumar Bhopal
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Miss Friendship (Group 3)
  • Intelligence and Environmental Awareness - Top 16
2016 Rashi Yadav New Delhi
2015 Aaital Khosla Chandigarh
2014 Alankrita Sahai New Delhi
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Earth Pagudpud
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Hannah's Beach Resort Best in Casual Wear
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Best Evening Gown
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Miss Photogenic
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Besuty for a Cause
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Best in Swimsuit
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Best National Costume
  • Miss Eco - Beauty - Top 10
2013 Sobhita Dhulipala Andhra Pradesh
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Photogenic
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Earth Eco Beauty
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Ever Bilena
  • Miss Talent - Top 15
  • Best in Resort Wear- Top 15
2012 Prachi Mishra Uttar Pradesh
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Best in Swimsuit
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Friendship
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Congeniality
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) I Love My Planet School Campaign
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Miss Photogenic
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Press Presentation
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Resorts Wear competition
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Evening Gown Competition
  • 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Trivia Challenge
2011 Hasleen Kaur New Delhi
2010 Nicole Faria Karnataka Miss Earth 2010
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Talent
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Miss Diamond Place
2009 Shriya Kishore Maharashtra Top 16
2008 Tanvi Vyas Gujarat
2007 Pooja Chitgopekar Karnataka 1st Runner-up
(Miss Earth – Air)
2006 Amruta Patki Maharashtra 1st Runner-up
(Miss Earth – Air)
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Best in Long Gown
2005 Niharika Singh Uttarakhand
2004 Jyoti Brahmin West Bengal Top 16
2003 Shweta Vijay Kerala
2002 Reshmi Ghosh West Bengal
2001 Shamita Singha Maharashtra Top 10
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Best in National Costume

Representatives to minor international beauty pageants[edit]

Miss Supranational[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Aditi Hundia Rajasthan Top 25
2017 Peden Ongmu Namgyal Sikkim Top 25
  • Miss Talent - 2nd Runner-up
  • Best in Swimsuit - 3rd Runner-up
2016 Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty Karnataka Miss Supranational 2016
  • Miss Supranational - Asia and Oceania
  • Miss Mobstar - 3rd Runner-up
2015 Aafreen Rachael Vaz Karnataka Top 10
  • Miss Supranational - Asia and Oceania
  • Miss Supranational Top Model - Top 10
  • Miss Internet - 1st Runner-up
  • Best National Costume - Top 10
2014 Asha Bhat Karnataka Miss Supranational 2014
  • Miss Talented
  • Miss Internet - Top 5
2013 Vijaya Sharma New Delhi Top 20
2012 Gunjan Saini New Delhi
2011 Michelle Almeda Maharashtra Top 20
  • Miss Supranational - Asia and Oceania
  • Miss Internet

Miss Grand International[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Meenakshi Choudhary Haryana 1st Runner-up[2]
  • Miss Popular - Top 10
  • Best National Costume - Top 10
2017 Anukriti Gusain Uttarakhand Top 20
  • Best National Costume - Top 10
2016 Pankhuri Gidwani Uttar Pradesh
  • Best National Costume - Top 10
2015 Vartika Singh Uttar Pradesh 2nd Runner-up[3]
  • Best Social Media
  • Miss Popular - Top 10
  • Best National Costume - Top 20
2014 Monica Sharma New Delhi
  • Best National Costume - Top 20
2013 Rupa Khurana New Delhi

Miss United Continents[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Gayatri Bharadwaj Delhi Top 10
  • Best National Costume - 1st Runner-up
2017 Sana Dua Jammu and Kashmir Top 10
2016 Lopamudra Raut Maharashtra 2nd Runner-up
  • Best National Costume
  • Miss Photogenic - 1st Runner-up
2015 Sushrii Shreya Mishraa Odisha 3rd Runner-up
  • Best National Costume
  • Miss Photogenic
2014 Gail Nicole Da Silva Goa 2nd Runner-up
  • Best National Costume
  • Miss Photogenic
2013 Purva Rana Himachal Pradesh 1st Runner-up
  • Best National Costume - 2nd Runner-up

Miss Eco International[edit]

Year Delegate Hometown Placement Special awards
2018 Naseema Arewale Goa Top 9
  • Miss Eco Dress - Top 16
  • Miss Talent - Top 15
2017 Khyati Sharma Rajasthan
2016 Sophiya Singh Uttar Pradesh
  • Best in Resort Wear - Top 10
  • Best in National Costume - Top 10
  • Miss Eco Dress - Top 20

Miss Multinational[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2018 Simran Sharma Top 9
  • Best National Costume
  • Beauty with Brain
2017 Shefali Sharma 2nd Runner-up
  • Miss Environment - Top 5

Miss Intercontinental[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2018 Sumen Chellani
2017 Priyanka Kumari
  • Best National Costume
2016 Aarushi Sharma
2015 Sneha Priya Roy Top 17
  • Best National Costume - 2nd Runner-up
2014 Chandni Sharma
2013 Sharon Fernández
2012 Bobby Layal Top 10
2011 Ipsita Pati Top 15
2008 Sonia Jain
2003 Deepti Gujral 3rd Runner-up
2002 Rakhee Chaudhary Top 12
2001 Koena Mitra Top 12
1999 Aanchal Kumar Top 12
1998 Tora Khasigar
1997 Lara Dutta Miss Intercontinental 1997
1978 Elizabeth Anita Reddi Miss Intercontinental 1978

Face of Beauty International[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2018 Diksha Dhyani 3rd Runner-up
2017 Gurvinder Nagra Top 20
  • Teen FBI - 3rd Runner-up
  • Miss Photogenic
2016 Sonia Singh Raghav
2015 Audrey D'Silva Did not compete
2014 Mohini Raaj Puniya
  • Teen FBI - Top 12
2013 Shristy Gupta

Miss Asia Pacific International[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2018 Abhilasha Agarwal
  • Miss Redfox
2017 Sonika Roy
  • Miss Zanea Shoes
2016 Shiva Shrishti Vyakaranam Top 10
2005 Simran Chandok
  • Best dancer
2003 Shonal Rawat 1st Runner-up
  • Miss Friendship
  • Miss Talent
  • Miss Congeniality
2002 Tina Chatwal 2nd Runner-up
  • Miss Internet
2001 Maheshwari Thiagaranjan
2000 Dia Mirza Miss Asia Pacific International 2000
  • Miss Close-Up Smile
  • Miss AVON
1999 Shivangi Parikkh
1998 Vikkitha Aggarwal
1997 Divya Chauhan 1st Runner-up
  • Best in Evening gown
1996 Mini Menon Top 10
1995 Ruchi Malhotra 1st Runner-up
  • Best in Evening gown
1994 Shweta Menon Top 10
1993 Namrata Shirodkar 1st Runner-up
  • Best in Evening gown
1992 Mehroo Jal Mistry
1989 Anuradha Ramani
1988 Viola Antony
1987 Jasleem Kaur
1986 Ana Vasan
1985 Seema Malhotra Top 10
1983 Monica Lakhmana
1982 Aparna Sharma
1981 Mehjabeen Ayub Khan
  • Miss Talent
1980 Upneet Pannu
1979 Maureen Mary Lestourgeon 1st Runner-up
1978 Preeti Koppikar
  • Best national costume
  • Miss Talent
1977 Marianne De Souza 1st Runner-up
1976 Anna Adriane Bredemeyer 2nd Runner-up
1975 Seema Marwaha
1974 Marilyn Theresa Ferreira
1973 Tara Anne Fonseca Miss Asia Pacific International 1973
1972 Samita Mukherjee
1971 Urmila Sanandan
1970 Zeenat Aman Miss Asia Pacific International 1970
  • Miss Photogenic
1969 Tasneem Fakir Mohammed
1968 Anabella Crawford
  • Miss Talent

Former pageants[edit]

Miss Asia Pacific World[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2016 Akanksha Dhiman
  • Wing Of Angel
2015 Swetha Raj Miss Asia Pacific World 2015
  • Miss Talent
2014 Anukriti Gusain 4th Runner Up
2013 Srishti Rana Miss Asia Pacific World 2013
  • Best National Costume
  • Miss Personality
  • Miss Talent
2012 Himangini Singh Yadu Miss Asia Pacific World 2012
  • Best in Evening Gown - 1st Runner-up
2011 Tanvi Singla 3rd Runner Up

Miss Heritage[edit]

Year Delegate Placement Special awards
2015 Pooja Bimrah 2nd Runner-up
2014 Avneet Kaur Arora
  • Miss Heritage Asia
2013 Swati Kain 1st Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. "India may have won the Miss World crown, but beauty pageants have a dark side". qrius.com.
  2. "Meenakshi Chaudhary from India crowned 1st runner up at Miss Grand International 2018". indiatimes.com. 26 October 2018.
  3. Srinjan Bhowmick (25 October 2015). "VARTIKA SINGH CROWNED 2ND RUNNER-UP AT MGI 2015". BeautyPageants. IndiaTimes.com. Retrieved 28 February 2016.


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