Harnaaz Sandhu is an Indian actor and model from Chandigarh, India makes the whole country proud as she won the pageant of Miss Universe 2021.
A proud moment for the country as Indian beauty Harnaaz won one of the big four international beauty pageants after 21 years. She beat contestants from 80 countries to bring home the title.
She made it to the top ten, then to the top 3 before being crowned as the winner. Naida Ferreira of Paraguay placed the first runner up and Lalela Mswane was the 3rd runner up of the pageant.
She was crowned by the former Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, who is from Mexico. The finale of Miss Universe 2021 was held at Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel on December 12, 2021. Have a look at these pictures from Finale.
What a proud moment:
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) December 13, 2021
Harnaaz Sandhu Family
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu who is popularly known as Harnaaz Sandhu was born in Chandigarh, India in a Sikh family, on March 3, 2000.
She did her school education from Shivalik School, Chandigarh and Graduation Govt. College for girls, Chandigarh. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Administration
Sandhu took inspiration from her mother who broke a generation of patriarchy to become a successful gynecologist and led her family.
Sandhu is walking on the steps of her mother to inspire people and prove herself as a strong woman. She also worked in many health camps with her mother addressing the issues of the woman regarding health and menstrual hygiene.
Harnaaz Sandhu Early Life
Harnaaz, who represented India in the 70th Miss Universe Pageant, has participated in many beauty pageants since her childhood. It was her dream to represent her country at the International level.
She did well in all the beauty pageants she participated in and won many of them. In 2017 she won Times Fresh Face Miss Chandigarh. Following that the Punjabi beauty won several beauty pageants and rose to fame.
Sadhu was also placed in the top 12 of Femina Miss India 2019. She also won titles like Emerging Star India 2018 and Femina Miss India Punjab in 2019. She gained fame when she won the title of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021.
The 21-year old Miss Universe has also been active in Punjab Film Industry. She acted in 2 Punjabi films named Yaar Diyan Poo Baran and Bai Ji Kuttange which are soon to be released in the year 2022.
Former Miss Universe Title Winners from India
Sandhu was awarded the Miss Universe crown after a long wait of 21 years. Before Harnaaz, only two Indians have won the Miss Universe crown.
First Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen won the crown in 1996. This was the first time an Indian won the Miss Universe Crown. And second, was in 2000 by another Bollywood star Lara Dutta.
The first Indian winner Sushmita Sen congratulated Harnaaz:
#yehbaat 👊😁👏💃🏻❤️🇮🇳 ‘Har Hindustani Ki Naz’ Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu #MissUniverse2021 #INDIAAAAAA 😀💃🏻🙏🤗❤️💋🌈 Soooooo proud of you!!!!
Congratulations @HarnaazSandhu03 👏😍🤗 Thank you for representing India so beautifully!! May you reign supreme!!👏😁❤️ #JaiHind 🇮🇳🙏 pic.twitter.com/wRiq3h53wi
— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) December 13, 2021
Lara Dutta congratulated Harnaaz on Twitter by tweeting “Welcome to the Club!!!”. Priyanka Chopra, the former Miss World 2000 also congratulated her by tweeting “Bringing the crown home after 21 years!”.
— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) December 13, 2021
Harnaaz Shares Several posts on her Instagram:
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Harnaaz with Bollywood Hungama’s Faridoon Shahryar:
— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) October 5, 2021
Well-wishers eagerly waited for the moment:
— Samira (@SameeraKhan) December 12, 2021