Miss Universe: three Indian women who won the most famous crown in the world

the young Harnaaz Sandhu The 21-year-old became the new Miss Universe in December last year. These days the Indian model debuts the crown, wears it with great pride and is installed in New York where she performs various social and work activities.

Harnaaz Sandhu. Source: Terra archive

The truth is Harnaaz Sandhu She is the third Indian woman to consecrate herself in this international beauty contest and to wear on her head the most desired and famous crown in the world. She had two predecessors from her country who won the contest and who set an important precedent.

Harnaaz Sandhu. Source: Terra archive

One of them is Sushmita Sen who won the contest in 1994. The Miss Universe pageant has been held since 1952, so this girl had to wait more than 40 years to prevail among the faces of the representatives of other countries in the world.

Sushmita Sen. Source: instagram @sushmitasen47

She was only 18 years old when she won, she had previously won the title of Femina Miss India, so she was quite used to going on stage. Over time she became a businesswoman and also an actress, throughout her life she made more than 30 films.

Laura Dutte. Source: instagram @larabhupathi

The second Indian woman to have the Miss Universe crown on her head was lara dutta In the year 2000, she showed all her talent and beauty and 6 years after Sushmita, she brought the jackpot back to her country. Her past helped her establish herself as she had won the titles of Miss Femina India and Miss Intercontinental in 1997. She is currently a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund.