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Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra welcomes first child with Nick Jonas

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Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra took to social media to announce that she has welcomed her first child with her husband. The Indian beauty shared: "We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family." Her post received an outpouring amount of congratulatory messages like one from her fellow Femina Miss India and Miss Universe 2000 winner, Lara Dutta. Priyanka was crowned Miss World 2000 at the age of 18 before becoming a famous actress in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She married American singer and actor Nick Jonas in December of 2018. Last year, she published her memoir "Unfinished", which reached The New York Times Best Seller list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Priyanka (@priyankachopra) Source: Priyanka Chopra / Instagram

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen wins Champions of Change Awards 2020

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Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen has won a national award on Friday, April 16 for her contribution to social welfare and women empowerment. Founded in 2011, the Champions of Change is an Indian award for promoting Gandhian values (Swachata), community service, and social development. The beauty queen-turned-actress dedicated the award to Indian women whom she called the "nation's strongest backbone." "Let’s continue to take small steps & big changes will follow," she wrote on social media. The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) has also acknowledged her achievement in a post on its official page to which she replied: "Life comes a full circle! Thank you [Miss Universe]. I cherish the journey that began with you at 18." Sushmita won the Femina Miss India 1994 pageant and went on to represent India at Miss Universe 1994 in Manila, Philippines. She bested 76 other beauties to become her country's first Miss Universe winner at the age of 18. Photo: Su

VLCC Femina Miss India 2020: Manasa Varanasi to represent India at 70th Miss World

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Manasa Varanasi of Telangana bested 14 other finalists to be crowned VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020 in a competition held at the Hyatt Regency in Mumbai on Wednesday, February 10. The 23-year-old beauty studied at Vasavi College of Engineering in Hyderabad and works as an analyst at a financial firm. She will now prepare to represent India at the 70th Miss World pageant later this year. Manika Sheokand of Haryana was named VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 while Manya Singh of Uttar Pradesh clinched the runner-up position. Khushi Misra and Rati Hulji completed the Top 5 finalists. Miss World 2019 second runner-up and Miss World Asia 2019, Suman Rao, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 grand finale will be aired over Colors HD and JioTV on Sunday, February 28. India has won the Miss World title six times with Reita Faria (1966), Aishwarya Rai (1994), Diana Hayden (1997), Yukta Mookhey (1999), Priyanka Chopra (2000), and Manushi Chhillar (201