Today marked the 70th year of the glorious and magnificent Miss. Universe beauty pageant which was started in 1952.
The breath-taking city of Eilat in Israel was chosen as the hosting ground for the 70th anniversary. The high-profile affair witnessed delegations from about 100 countries, including hundreds of journalists, members of the press, thousands of pageant enthusiasts, fashionistas, and world’s most acclaimed judges.
Chandigarh based model, Harnaaz Sandhu made the country proud as she brought home the coveted title after 21 years! The diva joins an exclusive list of winners featuring Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta are former winners of the pageant.
The historical moment of Harnaaz’s win can be witnessed on VOOT SELECT. Here are five top moments of Harnaaz from the Miss Universe 2021 gala!
Let’s have a look at the top 5 Miss. Universe moments which stole our hearts, only on VOOT Select!
1. Harnaaz Sandhu’s desi heart exclaimed, “Chak de phatte, India’’ right after her name was announced as the title-holder. The overjoyed film actress-model hailing from Chandigar burst into tears as soon as she was declared the winner.
2.Before being crowned, Harnaaz was asked, What advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today?
" Harnaaz replied, saying, "The biggest pressure the youth of today is facing, is to believe in themselves. To know that you are unique makes you beautiful. Stop comparing yourselves with others and let's talk about more important things that are happening worldwide.
Come out, speak for yourself, because you are the leader of your life. You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself and that is why I am standing here today."
3.During the swimsuit round, the reigning queen adorned a maroon cap-sleeved monokini and walked the ramp like a peacock, with splendid grace. No wonder why she smoothly got placed in the Top 10 of the competition.
4. Breaking the 21 long years wait, Indian beauty Harnaaz Sandhu bagged the victorious 'Miss Universe 2021' crown contending amongst a total of 80 contestants took part in this gala event.
5. For the historical moment, Harnaaz dazzled in her sequined gown and displaying her million-dollar smile, the gorgeous lady totally deserved the grand title!