Did you know Miss Diva 2017 Shraddha Shashidhar is also a sports enthusiast?

Updated: Feb 12, 2020, 18:53 | Sherlin Rajan
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    Shraddha Shashidhar was born on September 13, 1996 in Chennai. She did her schooling from Army Public School Nashik and St Xavier's School in Bathinda. 

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    The Miss Diva 2017 also had a connection with Mumbai as she graduated in Bachelor's in Mass Media from the prestigious Sophia's College for Women. 

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    The 23-year-old titleholder went on to participate in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant in Las Vegas, USA, where she competed against 71 contestants but failed to qualify in any round. 

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    For her national costume round, she was dressed as 'Radha, the feminine nature of God. Her costume was designed by ace designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla and Melvyn Dominic Noronha.

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    Before winning the Miss Diva title, she also won the Miss TGPC (The Great Pageant Community)- South zone in 2017.

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    Shashidhar is also a sports enthusiast and has been a state-level basketball player and a sprinter. 

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    She is also an avid traveller and a trained classical dancer.

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    Shashidhar also has a philanthropic side as well. She has earlier taught Tibetan refugees in the Lha Charitable Trust. 

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    She was also appointed the 'World Peace Ambassador' by the Wockhardt Foundation in 2018. She says, "Working towards peace, growth, compassion for the mankind. An initiative that I am gladly associating with (sic)."

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    She is also known for her witty captions in the posts in her official Instagram account. In this picture, she says, "Walking into Friday like this . So should you. Make Monday feel anxious about Friday."

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    Shashidhar channels her inner royal in this picture with a tiara and a grey gown.

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    She shines in his black belted gown worn for an event in Thailand with her hair tied into a sophisticated pony.

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    She stuns in this light pink pleated outfit with grey stilletos worn in Thailand for an interview with a local television channel. 

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    She poses with oomph in this black thigh-high dress for an event in Thailand.

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    Shashidhar shimmers in this golden thigh-high dress for an event.

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About The Gallery

Miss Diva 2017 and Miss Universe India 2017 Shraddha Shashidhar has a colourful personality. She is not just a pageant titleholder, but an all-rounder.

(All photos: Shraddha Shashidhar-Instagram)