Manushi Chhillar: Miss World Making Bollywood Debut | Biography

Manushi Chhillar of India was crowned Miss World 2017. Manushi won this title in a competition held on November 18, 2017, in Sanaya, China. Recently she is news because she is making her Bollywood debut with the movie Prithviraj opposite Akshay Kumar.

She will play the love interest of Prithviraj, and she will be accompanied by Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood. The movie is produced by YRF films.

Manushi Chhillar Details

Name Manushi Chhillar
Date of BirthMay 14, 1997
FatherDr.Mitra Basu Chillar
MotherDr. Neelam Chhillar
Height5 Feet 9 inches
OccupationModel and Actor
Debut MoviePrithviraj

The competition drew a total of 118 beautiful ladies. Manushi was also given the title of beauty with purpose in the competition due to her exceptional mental ability. Andrea Meza of Mexico finished as the competition’s first runner-up or second place.

Stephanie Hill of England finished as the competition’s second runner-up or third place. She was also the 2017 Femina Miss India winner.

Chillar was born on May 14, 1997, in a village in Haryana’s Jhajjar district; her father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chillar, is an MD in Medicine, and his mother, Dr Neelam Chillar, is an MD in Biochemistry.

Her early education was at St. Thomas’ School in Delhi, and she received her MBBS from Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat, Haryana. She is also an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer. She has also trained great dancers Raja and Radha Reddy, as well as Kaushalya Reddy.

She has also attended the National School of Drama.

On June 25, 2017, she was also named Femina Miss India 2017. She represented the state of Haryana as Miss India Haryana and competed against 29 other contestants from Delhi. In addition, she represented India in the “Miss World 2017” pageant, which was held in China in November 2017.

Education and Hobbies of Manushi Chhillar

Manushi received her early education at St. Thomas’ School in Delhi. She is currently enrolled in the MBBS program at the Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat, Haryana.

She has received formal training in Indian classical dance. She learned this dance from the famous Kuchipudi gurus Raja Reddy, Radha Reddy, and Kaushalya Reddy.

Manushi also studied at the National School of Drama to hone her acting abilities. In terms of sports, he enjoys adventure games. She enjoys outdoor activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, and bungee jumping. Manushi had to take a year off from her MBBS studies to compete in the Miss World pageant.


Manushi and her family have a strong attachment to Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple. When she returned to India after winning the Miss World title, she and her family paid obeisance at Siddhi Vinayak’s court. This, according to Manushi, is the location where she feels mentally calm.

India’s Miss Universe

Manushi represented the state of Haryana in the Femina Miss India 2017 pageant on June 25, 2017. During this competition, Chillar was also named Miss Photogenic.

Miss Universe

During the World Beauty 2017 pageant, Manushi advanced to the semi-finals of the Top Model, People’s Choice, and Multimedia competitions. She was also named a co-winner in the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ competition. In this competition, she travelled to 20 villages and reached out to approximately 5,000 women through her project ‘Shakti,’ which worked to raise awareness about “menstruation and cleanliness.”

Manushi was crowned World Beauty 2017 on November 18, 2017, by Puerto Rican citizen and former world beauty Stephanie Dale. As a result, Manushi is the sixth Indian woman to hold this title. It is worth noting that after Priyanka Chopra received this honour in 2000, an Indian woman has received it again.

Chillar returned to India on November 26 as Vishwasundari 2017, where she was greeted with joy by a large crowd of fans. He then delivered his speech as a speaker at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which was held in Hyderabad.

Manushi Chhillar was named the brand ambassador for the Anemia Free Haryana campaign, and her “Beauty with a Purpose” project ‘Shakti’ has received an Rs 18 crore government grant from the Haryana government. In addition, she received the Special Achievement Award at the 2017 CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award for winning the title of World Beauty.

Miss World is the sixth Indian woman to hold the title.

Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World for the last time in 2000. She is, by the way, from Ambala in Haryana. Miss Mexico Andrea Mezza was ranked second, and Miss England Stephanie Hill was ranked third in this competition. Manushi has been crowned the 67th Miss World. Manushi has held the titles of Miss India 2017 and Miss Haryana. Manushi Chhillar is also the sixth Indian woman to be crowned Miss World.

Manushi Chhillar in 2017

Here are other Indians who have owned Miss World Title with year.

  • Priyanka Chopra in 2000
  • Yukta Mukhi in 1999
  • Diana Hayden in 1997
  • Aishwarya Rai in 1994
  • Rita Faria was born in 1966
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