Proud Moment! India’s Harnaaz Sandhu Wins Miss Universe 2021 Crown!
Harnaaz Sandhu, an actor-model, was elected Miss Universe 2021 on Monday, defeating candidates from 80 nations, 21 years since India last won the title.
Before Sandhu, only two Indians had won the Miss Universe title: actresses Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000.
The 70th edition of the pageant was staged in Eilat, Israel, and the 21-year-old won the prestigious title.
Andrea Meza of Mexico, who won the contest in 2020, crowned the Chandigarh-based model, who is completing a master’s degree in public administration.