Manushi Chhillar Miss World 2017

Manushi Chhillar Miss World 2017

All hail Manushi Chhillar, the new Miss World! Miss India just took home the crown, winning the long-running beauty pageant. As she basks in the glory of her win.

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Manushi Chhillar is a Medical student

Manushi Chhillar is a Medical student

This beauty queen is a medical student. 118 contestants from all over the earth gathered in Sayna City Arena in Sanya, China on Nov. 18, vying for the prestigious title of Miss World. It would be India’s time to shine, as Manushi Chhillar, 20, defeated all the others to win the 2017 title. Her parents, by the way, are both brilliant. Her father is Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar, a scientist at India’s Defense Research and Development Organization, per The Times of India, while her mother is Dr. Neelam Chhilla, an associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.

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She’s the sixth Indian to win the crown.

She’s the sixth Indian to win the crown.

Manushi’s win was India’s first Miss World victory since 2000, and only the sixth victory in Miss World’s 67-year history. Oh, the last Indian to be named Miss World? Oh, just someone named Priyanka Chopra, 35.

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She’s lightning on her feet

She’s lightning on her feet

She is trained in Kuchipudi, one of the eight major Indian classical dances.She has trained under legendary dancers Raja, Radha and Kaushalya Reddy. She even performed the dance in a high school in Sapporo City while on a cultural exchange program with Japan..

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Miss world 2017 Quesion

Miss world 2017 Quesion

However, it was her answer to the final question that sealed her win. When asked which profession deserved the highest salary, Manushi said mothers deserve a raise. “When you talk about salary, I don’t think it’s just about cash, but it’s the love and respect you give to someone. I think my mom has always been my biggest inspiration; mothers sacrifice so much for their kids. It is certainly that one profession which deserves the highest salary, the highest respect and love.”