Miss India Harnaaz Sandhu brings home Miss Universe crown after 21 years

Harnaaz Sandhu did India proud and brought home the Miss Universe 2021 crown.

The 21-year-old model and actress beat contestants from 80 countries to win the coveted title. With this win, Harnaaz is now only the third Indian to win the title after Sushmita Sen won the crown in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000.


Hailing from Chandigarh, she celebrated her big win in true desi style saying, “Chak de fatte India!’

After taking her first walk as Miss Universe 2021, Harnaaz proceeded backstage where she sent out a message to all at home. In a video message, Sandhu said, ” Namaste, Sat Sri Akaal universe. Thank you so much to each one of you for supporting me since day 1, always believing in me and making me feel worth this. Now this is the time to save the universe. Let’s do it together. Thank you and love you.”