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I have painted this as a sign of my love to the girl gang Said Manushi Chhillar

I have painted this as a sign of my love to the girl gang Said Manushi Chhillar

Manushi Chhillar was born in 14 May 1997, is an Indian actress, model and the winner of Miss World 2017 pageant. She represented the state of Haryana at the Femina Miss India 2017 pageant in which she won. Chhillar is the sixth representative from India to win the Miss World pageant. She will make her film debut in the upcoming historical drama Prithviraj.

Chhillar was born on 14 May 1997 in Rohtak district, into a Haryanvi family. Her father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a physician and scientist at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), while her mother, Dr. Neelam Chhillar, is also a medical doctor and departmental head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.

Chhillar studied at St. Thomas’ School, New Delhi and was the all India CBSE topper in English subject in class 12, and scored 96 percent in her boards. She cleared the All India Pre Medical Test (now, NEET) in her first attempt. She was pursuing a medical degree (MBBS) at the Bhagat Phool Singh Medical College in Sonipat.

Chhillar is fluent in Hindi and English, apart from her mother tongue, Haryanvi. She is a trained Kuchipudi dancer, and had acquired her training under Raja and Radha Reddy.

Subsequent to her win at Miss World, Chhillar received widespread recognition and attention from the media. Chhillar was recognised for her achiements by CNN-IBN, and she was awarded at the 2017 Indian of the Year awards, by the organization. She was voted as the Most Desirable Woman of India in the 2018 internet survey conducted by Times of India. In 2019, she was named as the ‘Sexiest Vegetarian Personality’ in India, by PETA. She reacted to the award by expressing, “Being a vegetarian has actually been a way of life for me. My parents were vegetarians and while they gave me a choice, I never felt like I was missing on something. I’ve always been a vegetarian and have never felt like I needed to change that.” In the annual award show organized by Lokmat newspaper, she was named as the most promising Fresh Face in the industry.