India's Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World 2017

Updated: Nov 18, 2017, 20:20 IST | IANS

India's Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant Sanya (China), 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000

India's Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya (China), 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000. Chillar competed against 108 contestants from various countries at a glittering event held at Sanya City Arena in China.

India's Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World 2017
Miss India Manushi Chhilar pose during the 67th Miss World contest final in Sanya, on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on November 18, 2017. Pic/AFP

Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle gave away the coveted crown to the winner. Chillar, who is from Haryana, had earlier this year won the Femina Miss India 2017.

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