India is home to some of the most beautiful women of the world. They are winners of the Miss Universe and Miss World beauty contests.
Miss Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe Beauty contest held in Nicosia, Cyprus in the year 2000. Before she became Miss Universe, she was very active as a film actress in India where she won a Film fare Best Female Debut Award. She was also active in modeling and she received various awards as India’s top model. After being crowned Miss Universe, Lara was appointed as Ambassador of Goodwill at he UNFPA. Lara Dutta is still active in India’s film industry as an actress and at the same time she pursued her career in modeling.
Miss Pryanka Chopra won the Miss World beauty contest in 2000, same year when Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe Beauty pageant in Cyprus. She was 18 years old when she won the Miss World title. Like Miss Dutta, Pryanka is also very active in the film industry of India and has likewise won several awards as a Film Actress. She aims to continue her movie career in India.
Miss Reita Faria won the Miss World Beauty contest in 1966. She is the first Indian to wear the Miss World Crown. She was 19 years old when she won the Miss World title. She is one Indian beauty that did not pursue a career in the movies or entertainment. Instead she continued her studies in medicine and eventually became a doctor. She is married to David Powel and eventually moved to Ireland where she raised a family with her husband. They have 2 children and 5 grandchildren.
Miss Aishwarya Rai won the Miss World in 1994. Miss Rai was a model before joining the Miss World contest. After winning the Miss World contest, she moved to London for a year and after completing her reign, she continued modeling and eventually became an Actress.
Miss Hayden won the Miss World contest in 1997. She was 24 years old when she won the Miss World Crown. She became the third Indian woman to win the Miss World title. Just like the other Indian beauties, Diana Hayden eventually joined the movie industry as an actress and host to a popular TV show.
Miss Sushmita Sen won the Miss Universe Beauty contest in 1994. She was born on November 1975. She was 18 years old when she won the Miss Universe Title. About two years after her reign ended, she also joined the movie industry in India and eventually won the best supporting actress award. Along with the other Indian beauties, she is enjoying her life as an Actress.