Miss Universe 2018 is currently underway in Thailand and finals will take place on December 17. The contestants meanwhile flaunted their fantastic bodies in swimsuit competition and evening gown round at the preliminary competition. This year representing India is Nehal Chudasama Miss Diva Miss Universe 2018. The 22-year-old has been vowing the audience with her performance at various Miss Universe competitions. If Nehal wins the Miss Universe 2018 beauty pageant, she will be the third Indian-women to be titled as Miss Universe. Bollywood actresses Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta have won the prestigious crown before. Who Is Catriona Gray at Miss Universe 2018? Miss India Nehal Chudasama Faces Tough Competition From Hot Miss Philippines! (See Pics).
The gorgeous Sushmita Sen became the first Indian to win the Miss Universe pageant in the year 1994 when she was just 18 years old. She swooned the world with her answer at the final question and answer round which made her win the title Miss Universe 1994. The crowning moment is heart-warming which captures the winner’s reaction beautifully. Here is a video of Sushmita Sen’s crowning moment. The Winning Answer That Made The Indian Beauty Sushmita Sen Help Bag Miss Universe 1994 Crown (Video)
Sushmita Sen’s Crowning Ceremony as Miss Universe 1994
After Sushmita won the coveted title, the second Indian to win beauty pageant was Lara Dutta. Lara was crowned Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000. She also achieved the highest score in the swimsuit competition. In 2000, while Lara was crowned as Miss Universe, Priyanka Chopra became Miss World 2000. It was a historic moment for India to win these prestigious titles.
Lara Dutta’s Crowning Ceremony as Miss Universe 2000
Miss Universe 2018 will go live on TV on December 16 at 7 pm ET from Thailand. It has been 18 years since India won this coveted beauty pageant. Although in 2017, India brought home the Miss World 2017 crown after 17-long years when Manushi Chhillar was titled as Miss World. India has high hopes from Nehal Chudasama and we wish the young girl all the best for Miss Universe 2018.