India’s Harnaaz Sandhu has won the title and crown of Miss Universe 2021. Harnaaz Sandhu Nail is winning this title at the age of 21. Harnaaz Sandhu hails from Punjab. Ending the drought of 21 years, Harnaaz Sandhu has made someone proud by winning this crown. The 70th Miss Universe pageant took place on 12 December this year in Israel.
Crown returned to India after 21 years
Let us tell you that before Harnaaz Sandhu, Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe title from India in the year 2000. Before Sandhu, only two Indians have won the Miss Universe title, actor Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000.
Sushmita Sen Miss Universe 1994
Lara Dutta Miss Universe 2000
Who is Harnaaz Sandhu?
Harnaaz Sandhu is originally from Chandigarh, Punjab. Harnaaz is a model by profession and she is pursuing MA in Public Administration. Hernaz crowned last year’s Miss Universe Mexico by Andrea Meza. Paraguay’s Nadia Ferreira, 22, finished second, while South Africa’s Lalela Mswane, 24, came third. During the final question-and-answer session, Sandhu was asked what advice she would give to young women on how to deal with the pressure they face today.
Have worked in punjabi films
Harnaaz Sandhu won the Times Fresh Face in the year 2017, representing Chandigarh at the age of 17. Later she won the title of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021. Sandhu has also worked in some Punjabi films. The ceremony was hosted by Steve Harvey and featured a performance by American singer JoJo.