Indian Women Who Won International Beauty Pageants Over The Years...
Reita Faria Powell a former model, was the first Asian woman to win the Miss World crown in 1966.
Actress Zeenat Aman participated won the Miss Asia Pacific title in 1970 after becoming the first Femina Miss India titleholder.
Tara Anne Fonseca was the second Indian to win the Miss Asia Pacific title in 1973.
Aishwarya Rai won the Miss World title, defeating 87 contestants competing from around the world in 1994.
Sushmita Sen was the first Indian to win the Miss Universe 1994 contest.
Hyderabad-born Diana Hayden won the Miss World pageant & was crowned Miss World, Asia and Oceania in 1997.
Bangalore-born Yukta Mookhey won the Miss World pageant, competing against 93 delegates competing won the crown in 1999.
Lara Dutta was the winner of the Miss Universe 2000 pageant. She was previously crowned as Miss Intercontinental in 1997.
Hyderabad-born Dia Mirza won the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000.
Indian model Nicole Estelle Faria won the Miss Earth pageant in 2010 in Vietnam.
Manushi Chhillar was the sixth representative from India to win the Miss World pageant in 2017.
Harnaaz Sandhu, is the third Indian winner of Miss Universe in 2021, after Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta.