Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Narendra Modi and Other Celebrities Send Their Wishes

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Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Narendra Modi and Other Celebrities Send Their Wishes

Manushi Chhillar brought India's lean patch of 17 years to an end by winning Miss World title yesterday in China.

India’s Manushi Chhillar did what the Indian public had been waiting for 17 long years; she won the Miss World crown yesterday on November 18, 2017, in China. She won the blue crown defeating 108 contestants from around the world. She is the sixth Indian woman to have won the crown and the first after Priyanka Chopra won it in 2000.  As soon as the news broke last night about her win, social media was abuzz with congratulatory tweets. Many celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Priyanka Chopra, Celina Jaitly, Anupam Kher, Neha Dhupia and Dia Mirza among others took to Twitter to congratulate the new Miss World Manushi Chhillar and send their wishes. Manushi Chhillar Wins Miss World 2017: Quick Facts About The Beauty Queen Who Brought the Blue Crown Home

The 20-year-old medical student joins the ranks of Reita Faria, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Diana Hayden, Yukta Mookhey and Priyanka Chopra in becoming Miss World. Manushi Chhillar was also one of the co-winners of the Beauty with a Purpose award at the pageant. Her Beauty with Purpose project was Project Shakti which was a campaign to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene. Bollywood celebrities, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, were quick to send their congratulatory messages to Manushi Chhillar. Sample their tweets below. Manushi Chhillar Wins Miss World 2017: List of all Indian Beauty Queens Who Have Won the Title

President Ram Nath Kovind led the way

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated

Priyanka Chopra had some befitting words

Sushmita Sen the first Miss Universe from India congratulated Manushi Chhillar

Amitabh Bachchan gave his blessings

Dia Mirza sent her congratulations

Celina Jaitly was proud to have the crown back

Anupam Kher was in awe

Neha Dhupia had words of praise for Manushi Chhillar

Watch Manushi Chhillar’s winning moment here:

Manushi Chhillar has definitely made India proud. She won the coveted crown defeating 108 contestants from other countries at a mega gala held at Sanya City Arena in China. She was also adjudged one of the five winners of the beauty with a Purpose award at Miss World 2017.