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.
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".