From CBSE Topper To Miss World 2017: Here's Manushi Chhillar's Success Story

Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World 2017 title, 17 years after Priyanka Chopra had won it last in 2000.

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From CBSE Topper To Miss World 2017: Here's Manushi Chhillar's Success Story

Manushi Chhillar Miss World 2017: Success Story

New Delhi:  Bringing back the Miss World crown after 17 years, Manushi Chhillar has not only added another success story, but the MBBS student has also become an inspiration to many. Soon after she won the title for India, wishes have not stopped pouring in. PM Narendra Modi congratulated Manushi for the achievement. "Congratulations Manushi Chhillar! India is proud of your accomplishment," he tweeted on Saturday. Many other top leaders took to social media for congratulating the 20 year old. Read:PM Modi, President Kovind Congratulate Manushi Chhillar For Winning Miss World Title 

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar is currently a third year MBBS student at Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat. 'She was the CBSE topper in English and is associated with Shakti project on menstrual hygiene', quotes the Tribune.

In a glittery event which was held at Sanya, China Manushi Chhillar beat Miss England and Miss Mexico to take the crown. Andrea Meza, who is Miss Mexico was the first runner up and was Stephanie Hill from England was second runner up. Around 108 women from across the world participated in the beauty pageant. Stephanie Del Valle, the last year’s Miss World winner from Puerto Rico presented the crown to her.
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Hailing from a scientist-doctor family, Manushi is also a trained Kuchipudi dancer. "Manushi is a gifted and multi-talented child. She is a fine poetess, painter and an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer as well. She has a good hand at surgery and wants to become a cardiac surgeon," said her mother to the leading daily. Also Read: Manushi Chhillar Wins Miss World 2017: 10 Things To Know About Her

Multi talented Manushi is a trained classical singer, as well.

Her father Dr Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a scientist at the Defence Research and Development Organisation and her mother Dr Neelam Chhillar is an associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences. 

Her personal mottos, as mentioned on the Miss World website, are  "When you cease to dream you cease to live" and "Courage to give flight to your dreams and the ability to believe in yourself  makes life worth living".

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