Manushi Chhillar, who broke the 16-year jinx for India at the Miss World pageant last week, received a warm welcome from fans as she arrived in the city on Saturday night. The beauty queen was seen visiting Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai with her family
She was greeted at the international airport here with numerous fans chanting "India, India" as they held up Indian flags and posters of Manushi. The posters read: "Welcome back Manushi Chhillar", "Manushi Chhillar is Beauty with Brains, Miss World 2017". And her visit, with her family in tow, was no different. Fans thronged to get a glimpse of the beauty queen who was present with police escorts
Ms World 2017. Manushi Chhillar and Mr World, Rohit Khandelwal pose together for the camera. Mr World was also present at Siddhivinayak temple
India's Manushi Chhillar, who made the country proud by winning the Miss World 2017 and landed here to a warm welcome, thanked fans for showering her with love. "I thank each and every one who came to welcome me. It was overwhelming and I am grateful for your support. Thank you for showering me with all your love," Manushi said in a statement.
Manushi, who hails from Haryana, won the Miss World 2017 crown in Sanya, China, becoming the sixth Indian woman to win the prestigious title. She was in Hong Kong and London in the past week
While at Siddhivinayak Temple, Manushi Chhillar was greeted with numerous fans chanting "India, India" as they held up Indian flags and posters of Manushi. The posters read: "Welcome back Manushi Chhillar", "Manushi Chhillar is Beauty with Brains, Miss World 2017"
Manushi Chhillar's parents and brother were also present at Siddhivinayak temple. Both her parents are doctors, and Manushi says that they were her support and inspiration to begin her Ms World journey
Manushi Chhillar's father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar is a practising physician and says he is proud of all the glory his daughter has brought to the nation
Manushi Chhillar is seen posing for the cameras with her family at Siddhivinayak temple, Mumbai
Manushi Chhillar's father protects her from the crowds at Siddhivinayak temple, Mumbai
Manushi Chillar poses for the cameras outside Siddhvinayak Temple, Mumbai
Manushi Chhillar was greeted with garlands and a traditional shawl to commemorate her victory
Rohit Khandelwal was also present at Siddhivinayak temple, Mumbai