The 20-Year-Old Haryanvi woman Manisha Chhillar has taken the mainstream media by storm by winning the prestigious and pivotal title all the way. She has become the center of the spotlight within a fortnight. She undeniably is the topic of discussion in the whole country. She became the sixth woman from India.
From a regular college student to getting crowned Miss World, Manushi Chhillar’s journey is a dream for many Indian girls. The 20-year-old, who was studying to become a doctor, is a world-famous personality today. The victory came after a long gap of 17 years, and what made it sweeter still was the attitude and personality of Manushi.
Many don’t know that Manushi Chhiallr has one thing in common with the first Indian to win the Miss World title, Reita Faria, they are both associated with the medical profession. Manushi opened up about her life till now and her future plans during an interview with India Today.
When Rajdeep asked how she felt the moment her name was announced as the victor, Manushi said, “It’s a different feeling when you are known through your country. When I was selected for the Top 5, that’s when I realized that I’m actually in the competition. Somehow, I managed to go through it. When the final announcement was being made, everybody was chanting India, India–even the Chinese. And all I wanted was to listen to Julia Morley making the announcement!”
Manushi then revealed her favorite picks in some categories in a typical rapid-fire with Rajdeep. He asked about her Favorite
Food: “Even the Miss India organizers knew that I can’t control my palate. I have a major sweet tooth. Rajma Chawal by mamma and Kaju Katlis are my favorites.”
Music: “I love to dance. Bollywood music or good old Punjabi pop.”
Cricketer: “Virat Kohli”
Actress: “Priyanka Chopra, because I admire her, and she has executed everything she’s done so well.”
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“My favorite politician will always be the Prime Minister of India, no matter who holds the office. The country always comes first,” said Manushi.
Finally, Manushi talked about what motherhood means to her. “I’d be like any other mother. I really like kids. For me, the child gives birth to the mother. I would love to experience that. I’d love to be my children’s best friend. But that’s a long way away.” When asked if she would marry in the coming year, she asked, “Would you marry your daughter at 21? I have a whole career ahead of me right now,” concluded Manushi Chhillar.