Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021, ‘Bringing the crown home after 21 years’
This year’s Miss Universe is Harnaaz Sandhu of India. On Monday, the model was crowned champion. She has become the third Indian to win it, making him a national hero. This year’s winner will be the third miss universe for the country as Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta have won the title. After a twenty-one-year absence, Harnaaz has reclaimed the country’s crown.
On social media, celebrities expressed their excitement as soon as the winner was announced. She congratulated Harnaaz on joining the “club” and said she had fulfilled “a billion aspirations.”
“Congratulations @HarnaazSandhu03! Welcome to the club!!! We’ve waited 21 long years for this!!! You make us SO SO proud!!! A billion dreams come true,” her tweet read. Lara won the title in 2000.
“I am immensely grateful to the Almighty, my parents, and the Miss India Organization for guiding and supporting me throughout. Loads of love to everyone who prayed and wished the crown for me. Bringing the glorious crown back after 21 years to India is a moment of greatest pride,” she said.
Even before the model’s win was announced, her clip made the rounds on social media platforms like Instagram and Vine. Asked in the final pageant round, ‘What advice would she provide to young women on how to deal with today’s pressure?’, Harnaaz responds.
It’s difficult for today’s young people to believe in themselves and recognize that their uniqueness is what makes them extraordinary,” remarked the 21-year-old. Do not compare yourselves with others; instead, focus on the more pressing issues confronting the planet. You need to know this, because you are the boss of your own life, it is time to speak up. You have the power to speak for yourself. The fact that I am here today is because I have faith in myself and my abilities.
After winning Times Fresh Face at 17, Harnaaz Sandhu began her pageantry career. She later won the LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021 crown. The actor has appeared in a few Punjabi films, including Yaara Diyan Poo Baran and Bai Ji Kuttange.