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SNEAK PEEK: Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu poses for Fadil Berisha photo shoot

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Fadil Berisha, an Albanian-American photographer based in New York, shared a sneak peek of his photo session with the reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu. In a video he shared on social media, the beauty queen can be seen wearing a traditional Indian garment "sari" and the Mouawad "Power of Unity" crown. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fadil Berisha Photography (@fadilberishaphotography)

Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu visits the Empire State Building in NYC

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India's very own Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu has visited the Empire State Building in New York City on Wednesday, January 12. It has been a tradition for a reigning Miss Universe to visit the 102-story Art Deco skyscraper designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon in Midtown Manhattan. Harnaaz, who won the 70th Miss Universe pageant in December of last year, also kicked off her media tour this week since arriving in her NYC apartment early this month. Photos: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images North America

Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu arrives in New York

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Three weeks after her coronation at the 70th Miss Universe competition in Israel, India's Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu has finally arrived at her apartment in New York. The 21-year-old beauty went back to her home country and stayed there for three weeks following her victory. She will now be based in the "Big Apple" during her reign as Miss Universe 2021. Here's a short arrival video at her "newly designed" apartment in NYC courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization: Photo: Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu / Instagram

Harnaaz Sandhu returns to India after winning the 70th Miss Universe pageant

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India's third Miss Universe titleholder Harnaaz Sandhu has arrived back in her home country after winning the prestigious 70th Miss Universe pageant in Israel on Sunday. The 21-year-old wore a red shimmery silhouette dress by Bhawna Rao during her arrival in Mumbai. Excited fans and members of the media flocked to the airport to see their newly crowned queen. A grand welcome celebration is being planned by the Miss Diva organization for the new Miss Universe after she completes her 7-day quarantine period. After her visit to India, Harnaaz is expected to fly to the United States where she will be based in New York during her reign as Miss Universe 2021. India waited 21 years since Lara Duta won Miss Universe 2000 to bring the coveted crown back again to the country. Photos: Miss Diva

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 6 announced

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The Miss World Organization has officially announced the Top 6 contestants of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose, the core of the pageant. They are from  England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, and the United States , Shree Saini. The selected contestants will now automatically advance to the Miss World 2021 semi-finals and their Beauty With A Purpose projects in their own countries will also receive support from the MWO. Here are the Top 6 and their Beauty With A Purpose videos from the official Miss World YouTube channel: Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Source: Miss World

Harnaaz Sandhu stuns in hot-pink blazer dress on first day as Miss Universe

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The 70th Miss Universe winner Harnaaz Sandhu of India wore a custom EyeCandy by Pinky & Sheshankon hot-pink blazer dress on the first day of her reign. Harnaaz shared a photo of herself with a short caption "first interview day as Miss Universe 2021" on her official social media account that gained over a million followers overnight. The 21-year-old beauty achieved India's third Miss Universe victory on Sunday in Israel, 21 years after Lara Dutta won Miss Universe 2000 in Cyprus. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe (@missuniverse) Source: Harnaaz Sandhu, Miss Universe / Instagram

CROWNING MOMENT: 70th Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu of India

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India's Harnaaz Sandhu won her country's third Miss Universe crown during the final competition of the 70th Miss Universe pageant held on Sunday, December 12 in Eilat, Israel. The 21-year-old Bollywood actress succeeds Andrea Meza of Mexico and will now move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside the Miss Universe Organization. Former Miss Universe winners from India are Sushmita Sen (Miss Universe 1994) and Lara Dutta (Miss Universe 2000). Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

70th Miss Universe is Harnaaz Sandhu of India

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India's Harnaaz Sandhu topped a field of some 80 contestants to be crowned the 70th Miss Universe on Sunday, December 12 at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. The 21-year-old model and actress became the third Indian representative to win the coveted Miss Universe title. She succeeds Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza of Mexico. Nadia Ferreira of Paraguay and Lalela Mswane of South Africa were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Valeria Ayos of Colombia and Beatrice Gomez of the Philippines completed the Top 5 finalists. Completing the Top 10 were the contestants from Aruba, Thessaly Zimmerman, France, Clémence Botino, Puerto Rico, Michelle Colón, The Bahamas, Chantel O'Brian, and the USA, Elle Smith. The contestants from Great Britain, Emma Collingridge, Japan, Juri Watanabe, Panama, Brenda Smith, Singapore, Nandita Banna, Venezuela, Luiseth Materán, and Vietnam, Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen were the rest of the Top 16 semi-finalists. The new Miss Universe is a strong

Miss Diva 2021: Chandigarh's Harnaaz Sandhu to represent India at Miss Universe 2021

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Chandigarh's Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Diva Universe 2021 in a glittering event held at Famous Studio in Mumbai on Thursday, September 30. The 21-year-old beauty succeeds last year's winner and Miss Universe 2020 third runner-up, Adline Castelino. Pune’s Ritika Khatnani clinched the Miss Diva Supranational 2021 title and Jaipur’s Sonal Kukreja was named Miss Diva first runner-up. Harnaaz will represent India at the 70th Miss Universe competition to be held in Eilat, Israel this December while Ritika will be sent to the next Miss Supranational pageant. Catch the grand finale episode of LIVA Miss Diva 2021 Co-powered by MX TakaTak & Kailon on Saturday, October 16 at 7 p.m. (India time) on MTV. Photos: Rohan Tulpule / Miss Diva

Mister Supranational India 2021 is Rahul Rajasekharan

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Rahul Rajasekharan has been officially named Mister Supranational India 2021 on Tuesday, June 8. Mister Supranational India 2019 Varun Verma made the announcement via social media. The actor and model, who was born and raised in Bangalore, holds a bachelor's degree in business administration. He was first runner-up to Mr India 2015 and eventually Mr World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal. Rahul will now prepare to represent India at the Mister Supranational 2021 competition in Poland this August. "Thank you [Mr India] for giving me an opportunity to represent India at the Mister Supranational," he shared online. "It's a huge responsibility. Will make sure I give my 100%. Thanks again for believing in me and for all the love pouring in. Let’s go India." Photo: Mr India / Instagram