India’s Miss World
India’s Miss World 1966 - Indiaís Reita Faria
Reita Faria
Reita Faria Powell was the first Indian woman to win the Miss World title, in 1966. She also won the Eve's Weekly Miss India contest on the same year. After her one year tenure of Miss World title; she refrained from modeling and films.

Reita Faria concentrated on her medical studies and became a doctor. She lives in Dublin, Ireland with her husband David Powell, and has two children and grandchildren.

Miss World 1994, India’s Aishwarya Rai

India’s Aishwarya Rai was crowned the Miss World 1994 on 19 November 1994 at Sun City Entertainment Center, Sun City, South Africa.

Aishwarya Rai began modeling while pursuing her studies in architecture. She abandoned her academic education after winning the Miss World title and spent one year reigning as Miss World in London. Rai then started working as a professional model and then moved on to her current profession as an actress.

Rai is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan, son of Amitabh Bachchan the great Indian film actor.

India’s Aishwarya Rai
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Miss World 1997, India’s Diana Hayden

Diana Hayden

Diana Hayden is crowned Miss World 1997, on 22 November 1997, the pageant held at the Baie Lazare, Seychelles.

Diana has done few modeling projects and also few movies like Ab Bas, but her career is not very successful as expected.

Diana moved to the UK and studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She also studied at Drama Studio London, where she concentrated on the works of Shakespeare and earned a Best Actress nomination from the studio.

Diana Hayden moved to Los Angeles, California and devoted herself to social causes. In 2008, Diana Hayden became a wild card entry on the popular Indian show, Bigg Boss.

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Yukta Mookhey was crowned Miss World 1999 December 4, 1999 at Olympia Hall, London, England. After winning the Miss World title and spent one year tenure of Miss World in London.

Yukta Mookhey’s basic education was inDubai, U.A.E. for seven years.The family re-located to Bombay during the year 1986 and she went on to study in V.G. Vaze College, Mulund, and obtained a degree in Zoology. Then she has studied Fine Arts for 3 years; has a diploma in computers from Aptech. She also learned Hindustani Classical Music three years. She is married to Prince Tuli the son of the renowned Bacchitar Singh.

This gracefully slender in Figure and tall lady ,Yukta Mookhey entered in to film field a Tamil movie 'Poovellam Un Vasam' in 2001. Her first major release in Bollywood was the 2002 'Pyaasa' opposite Aftab Shivdasani. 'Love in Japan' and 'Memsaab' during the year 2005.

Miss World 1999, India’s - Yukta Mookhey

Yukta Mookhey
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Miss World 2000, India’s - Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra of India, the fifth Indian Miss World and the second consecutive winner from her country, was crowned Miss World on November 30, 2000 at Millennium, London, UK. Priyanka born on 18th July 1982 to Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra.

She was doing modeling and gained fame after winning the Miss World title and it helped starting her acting career. Priyanka Chopra is active in film field from 2002.

Her notable films are Andaaz Waqt, Aitraaz, Mujse Shaadi Karoge, Barsaat, Yakeen, Karam etc. Her upcoming movies are Krissh, Don and Bluff master etc.

“Seven Husbands" is Bharadwaj's next venture after his acclaimed movie "Kaminey", which also starred Priyanka. The movie is said to be co-written by Bharadwaj and author Ruskin Bond.

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