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Miss India

Posted on: November 6, 2009

 2000 – present

Year Miss India World Miss India Universe Miss India Earth Miss India International Miss India Asia- Pacific Miss India Tourism International
2009 Pooja Chopra Ekta Chowdhary Shriya Kishore Harshita Saxena   Undeclared
2008 Parvathy Omanakuttan Simran Kaur Mundi Tanvi Vyas. First Won By Harshita Saxena Radha Brahmbhatt    
2007 Sarah-Jane Dias Puja Gupta Pooja Chitgopekar Esha Gupta   Priyanka Shah
2006 Natasha Suri Neha Kapur Amruta Patki Sonali Sehgal   Tanya Vakil
2005 Sindhura Gadde Amrita Thapar Niharika Singh Vaishali Desai   Sonal Chauhan
2004 Sayali Bhagat.First won by Laxmi Pandt Tanushree Dutta Jyoti Brahmin Mihika Verma Simran Chandok  
2003 Ami Vashi Nikita Anand Shwetha Vijay Shonali Nagrani Shonal Rawat  
2002 Shruti Sharma Neha Dhupia Reshmi Ghosh Gauhar Khan Tina Chhatwal  
2001 Sara Corner Celina Jaitley Shamita Singha Kanwal Toor Maheshwari Candice Pinto
2000 Priyanka Chopra Lara Dutta Undeclared Gayatri Joshi Diya Mirza  

[edit] 1940s – 1990s

Year Miss India World Miss India Universe Miss India Asia – Pacific Miss India International
1999 Yukta Mookhey Gul Panag Shivangi Parikh Srikrupa Murali
1998 Annie Thomas Lymaraina D’Souza Vitika Aggarwal Swetha Jaishankar
1997 Diana Hayden Nafisa Joseph Divya Chauhan Dia Abraham
1996 Rani Jeyrj Sandhya Chib Mini Menon Fleur Xavier
1995 Preeti Mankotia Manpreet Brar Ruchi Malhotra Priya Gill
1994 Aishwarya Rai Sushmita Sen Shweta Menon Francesca Hart
1993 Karminder Kaur Namrata Shirodkar   Pooja Batra
1992 Shyla Lopez Madhu Sapre Mehroo Jal Mistry Kamal Sandhu
1991 Ritu Singh Christablle Howie    
1990 Naveeda Mehdi Suzanne Sablok    
1989 Naveeda Mehdi Suzanne Sablo    
1988 Anuradha Kottoor Dolly Minhas Viola Anthony Shabnam Patel
1987 Priyadarshini Pradhan Erika Maria D’Souza Jasleem Kaur  
1986   Mehr Jessia   Shikha Swaroop
1985 Juhi Chawla Sonu Walia    
1984   Juhi Chawla    
1983   Rekha Hande    
1982 Uttara Mhatre Pamela Singh   Betty O’Connor
1981 Meenakshi Sheshadri      
1980   Sangeeta Bijlani    
1979     Swaroop Sampat  
1978   Alamjeet Chauhan    
1977   Nalini Vishwanathan withdrew [6]    
1976       Nafisa Ali
1975 Meenakshi Kurpad      
1974 Kiran Dholakia      
1973 Farzana Habib   Tara Anna Fonseca  
1972 Roopa Satyan      
1971 Prema Narayan Raj Gill    
1970 Veena Sajnani   Zeenat Aman  
1969 Kavita Bhambhani      
1968 Anjum Mumtaz Baig      
1967 Nayyara Mirza      
1966 Reita Faria Yasmin Daji    
1965   Persis Khambatta    
1964 Meher Mistry      
1963        
1962 Ferial Karim      
1961 Veronica Torcato      
1960     Iona Pinto  
1959     Fleur Ezekiel  
1958        
1957        
1956        
1955        
1954 Leela Naidu      
1953 Peace Kanwal      
1952 Indrani Rehman Nutan    
1947 Pramila – Esther Abraham      

Notable event

Sushmita Sen Crowned Miss Universe beat Aishwarya Rai in 1994 and is famous bollywood star

  • Eve’s Weekly Miss India 1966, Reita Faria went on to be crowned Miss World 1966  and hence became the first Miss World title holder from India.
  • In 1970 Zeenat Aman and in 1973 Tara Ann Fonseca won the Miss Asia Pacific International title.
  • India holds the highest number of Miss World winners, only to be tied with Venezuela.
  • In 1992, Madhu Sapre placed third at Miss Universe 1992.
  • In 1994, Sushmita Sen was crowned Miss Universe 1994 and Aishwarya Rai was crowned Miss World 1994.
  • In 1995, Manpreet Brar, Miss India Universe placed second at Miss Universe 1995 and Ruchi Malhotra, Miss India Asia-PAcific, placed second at Miss Asia Pacific 1995.
  • In 1997, India won the Miss World 1997 title with Diana Hayden. That year, Miss India Asia Pacific Divya Chauhan won the second runner up place at Miss Asia Pacific 1997.
  • In 1999, India won the Miss World 1999 title with Yukta Mookhey.
  • Miss World 1994 winner, Aishwarya Rai, was voted the most beautiful Miss World ever in 2000.
  • India is one of two countries to have won the Miss Universe crown, the Miss World crown, and the Miss Asia Pacific crown in the same year. In 2000, Lara Dutta was crowned Miss Universe 2000, Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World 2000, and Dia Mirza was crowned Miss Asia Pacific 2000. The other country to also have this achievement is Australia in 1972.
  • In 2001, Miss India Universe Celina Jaitley placed 4th runner up at Miss Universe 2001.
  • In 2002, Tina Chhatwal placed third at Miss Asia Pacific International 2002.
  • In 2003, Miss India World Ami Vashi placed fourth at Miss World
  • In 2003, Shonal Rawat placed second at Miss Asia Pacific International.
  • In 2006, Miss India Earth Amruta Patki placed second at Miss Earth contest.
  • In 2007, Miss India Earth Pooja Chitgopekar placed second at Miss Earth contest. Priyanka Shah won the Miss Tourism title in the same year.
  • In 2008, Miss India Parvathy Omanakuttan from Kerala won the Miss World first Runner-Up title
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