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Manushi Chhillar (born 14 May 1997) is an Indian model and the winner of the Miss World 2017 pageant. She represented the state of Haryana at the Femina Miss India 2017 pageant, which she won. Chhillar is the sixth Indian woman to win the Miss World pageant.
Early life and education
Manushi was born in Rohtak, Haryana. Her father, Dr Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a scientist at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), While her mother, Dr Neelam Chhillar, is an associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.
Chhillar studied at St. Thomas’ School in New Delhi and was all India CBSE topper in English in class 12. She cleared her NEET exam on the first attempt and is pursuing a medical degree (MBBS) at the Bhagat Phool Singh Medical College in Sonipat. She is a trained Kuchipudi dancer and has trained under legendary dancers Raja and Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy. Chhillar has also attended the National School of Drama.
Chhillar’s journey in pageantry began with fbb Campus Princess 2017 where she was crowned one of the finalists from All India Institute of Medical Sciences medical college during her college (Pulse) fest in December 2016. Thereafter, she went on to win the title of fbb Femina Miss India Haryana in April 2017. Chhillar represented the state of Haryana in annual Femina Miss India competition and was crowned Femina Miss India 2017 in the finale held on 25th June 2017. During the competition, Chhillar was crowned Miss Photogenic, and went on to win the competition as well, earning the right to represent India at the Miss World 2017 competition.
Chhillar represented India at Miss World 2017, where she became a semifinalist in the Top Model, People’s Choice, and Multimedia competitions, and was the winner of the Head-to-Head Challenge from Group Nine and co-winner of the Beauty with a Purpose competition. She is fourth Beauty with a Purpose winner at Miss World from India. Chhillar’s Beauty with a Purpose project was Project Shakti. The campaign’s goal is to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene. She visited about 20 villages for the project and treated over 5,000 women.
On 18 November 2017, Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017 by outgoing titleholder Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico in the finals in Sanya, China. She became the sixth Indian woman to win the crown, and the first since Priyanka Chopra won Miss World 2000.
Miss World 2017
As Miss World 2017, Chhillar returned to India on 26 November, where she was greeted by a large crowd. She later was one of the celebrity speakers at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Hyderabad. Chhillar was announced as brand ambassador for Anaemia Free Haryana, and her Beauty with a Purpose campaign Project Shakti was given government support of ₹18 crore (approximately $2.8 million), and expansion by ensuring free availability of sanitary napkins for all girls in the government schools of Haryana by Chief Minister of the state Manohar Lal Khattar. She was also honored with the Special Achievement Award at the 2017 CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Awards for winning Miss World. She was also India’s top trending personality on Google search in 2017. She received Proud maker of India award at Six Sigma Healthcare Leadership Summit 2017 in New Delhi. She was also a guest speaker at the 10th C4IO by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as a representative of today’s youth and their enthusiasm to fulfill their purpose at Pushkar.
She also made a debut in 2018 edition of annual celebrity calendar by leading Indian fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani. She made an appearance on special show Super Nights With Padman to promote her Beauty with a purpose project on menstrual hygiene in association with Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man (film). She graced the cover of Cosmopolitan (magazine) India mag February 2018 edition.
In February 2018, she started the first leg of her Beauty With A Purpose tour with Miss World 2017 continental winners – Magline Jeruto (Africa), Ha Eun Kim (Asia), Annie Evans (Oceania), Stephanie Hill (Europe), Solange Sinclair (Caribbean), Andrea Meza (Americas) and Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle at the 1st global edition of ‘Feminine Hygiene Awareness’ campaign in Hyderabad in collaboration with Government of Telangana.
They continued the campaign at Kolkata, where Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a special adda session on Feminine Hygiene in association with Miss World Beauty With a Purpose world tour team. They visited “New Light” NGO in the slum area of Kolkata and also learned to make low cost biodegradable sanitary pads at the Jute Industries Research Association. The team further worked on spreading awareness about menstruation and ensuring the availability of sanitary pads in rural areas. They joined hands with Aakar Innovations, an NGO that works on the same issue, to create more low cost, biodegradable sanitary napkins. She also visited Mumbai’s Dharavi slum area for ‘Save girl child’ event.
Manushi, along with the Miss World team, also met Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice-President of India, and Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs (India), to discuss her beauty with a purpose project. She visited Indian cities Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Delhi for her 42-day beauty with a purpose tour. Chhillar along with Miss World team were invited by CCTV to star in the biggest live event Chinese New Year’s Gala in China and later landed in Indonesia in continuation with the humanitarian tour. She along with her team are further scheduled to visit British Virgin Islands and USA.