Almost every girl across the globe dreams of achieving the world beauty title. And our much-celebrated beauty pageants make such dreams come true. We have seen several pretty and talented ladies, winning the beauty crown and then, making their way to the world of cinema.
Beauty pageants are a great platform for young ambitious girls to showcase their beauty and talent, and win the coveted title like Miss World or Miss Universe bringing glory to their nation. Several Bollywood actresses of today like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta, Dia Mirza and many more have achieved the zenith of success in the tinselville, through these beauty contests.
Winners of such pageants aren't chosen based only on their physical beauty. Even their intelligence and knowledge on various fields counts a lot. Go through the slider to check out those beauty queens, who are ruling the Bollywood industry today. Whom do you think amongst them is the best? Readers can comment below.
Sushmita Sen won the Miss Universe crown in the year 1994.
Lara Dutta became only the second Indian woman to win the Miss Universe pageant, in 2000, after Sushmita Sen.
Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World crown in 2000.
She won the Miss Asia Pacific title in 2000.
Tanushree Dutta won the Femina Miss India Universe title in the year 2004.
Juhi Chawla won the Miss India title in the year 1984.
Zeenat Aman won the Miss Asia Pacific title in 1970.
Yukta Mookhey won the Miss World title in the year 1999.
She is the winner of Femina Miss India 2002.
Celina Jetley was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 2001.
Fernandez won the Miss Sri Lanka Universe title in the year 2006.
Namrata Shirodkar was crowned Miss India in the year 1993.