In 2001, Celina Jaitley was the fourth runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant. Then directly in the 69th Miss Universe 2020 pageant, Adeline Castelino has made India famous again by winning the third runner-up title. After two decades, India’s youngest person has appeared in the top 5 in Miss Universe. Before 2001, India had done very well in this tournament, but after 2001, India did not perform as well as it should. However, that shortcoming was filled by Adeline Castellino.
During the beauty contest, Adeline was asked if she would make her Bollywood debut after the pageant. So she said she hadn’t thought about it yet. But do you know that many models who have won beauty pageants or made a name for themselves have made a name for themselves in Bollywood?
Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul Preet is currently one of the leading names in Bollywood. Experts also say that she is likely to be more dominant in the future as she also has many offers. Not only in Hindi but also in Telugu and Tamil industry she has already shown her beauty and acting. She had participated in the Femina Miss India pageant in 2011 and was ranked fifth. There she won the Pentaloons Femina Miss Fresh, Femina Miss Talented, Femina Miss Beautiful Smile and Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes awards.
What is different about Urvashi? Urvashi is currently one of the most talked about names. In 2012, she was Miss Universe. Urvashi was crowned Miss Universe India at the age of 17. In 2009, at just 15 years of age, she also became Miss Teen India. She later won the Miss Asian Supermodel and the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year. She also won the Miss Universe India award in 2012 but had to give it up due to some controversy. She then set foot in Bollywood with Sunny Deol in the film ‘Singh Saab De Great’ and we all know where she is today.
Direction is one of the most beautiful and sweet actresses. She has acted in only a few films but all the roles are special! She had participated in the ‘Femina Miss India’ Indore pageant in 2013 before starting her film career. Where she had bet as a first runner-up. Since the direction was beautiful to look at, naturally she had started getting offers a long time ago. After proving herself in first commercials and small projects, she then started accepting films.
Currently, the name Pooja Hegde is also very popular in Bollywood. She has also struggled a lot to get here. She started her modeling career and participated in the Miss India 2009 pageant. Despite being the winner of the Miss India Talented 2009 Honor pageant, she was disqualified. Undeterred, she re-applied for the Miss India pageant in 2010, becoming the second runner-up and was crowned Miss India South.
Pooja Gupta, who won the hearts of fans with her film ‘Go Goa Gone’, has also reached here after trying her luck as a pageant. She had earlier made her film debut in 2011 with ‘Faltu’. This too had a great response from the audience. It was choreographer Remo D’Souza’s first film. Before coming to Bollywood, Pooja had participated in Miss Universe in 2007 and won the pageant. She was in the top 10 in this competition.
Manushi Chillar won the title of the most beautiful girl in the world in 2017. The man won the Miss Universe crown at just 20 years of age. In 2000, 17 years after Priyanka Chopra, Miss Universe Manushi Chillar once again crowned Miss Universe India. Manushi will make her film debut in ‘Prithviraj’ with Akshay Kumar. Manushi will be seen in the lead role along with Akshay Kumar in this film. Even before the release of the film, Manushi’s popularity can be gauged from the fact that she has also signed another film with Vicky Kaushal directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya.