Every year, organized with meticulous planning, Miss Universe has been a prestigious beauty pageant, and beauties across several countries all over the world participate in it. In 1994, it was Susmita sen who had brought the coveted title of Miss Universe home and had become the first Indian to win the tile. Later on, in 2000, it was Lara Dutta who was crowned as Miss Universe after six years. Now, after a long wait of 21 years, Chandigarh-based, Harnaaz Sandhu became one of the crown beares and carried forward the legacy.
December 13, 2021, is a proud moment for India, as Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu became the winner of the 70th edition of the pagent in Eliat, Israel, and brought the crown back to India. The entire nation is celebrating the victorious moment and along with this, wishes have been pouring ever since from all the corners of the world. While we are all still obsessed and hooked with the beauty of the crown, let us get in deeper into the awards and all the benefits that come along with the title of Miss Universe.
Reports and sources suggest that the prize money that is received by the Miss Universe is about USD 250,000, which is converted to Indian currency is around Rs.1.89 crores. This also includes perks and benefits.
In the year 2019, the new jeweler of the Miss Universe Organization, Mouawad Jewelry created the Mpuawad power of unity crown. Titled Miss Universe 2021, what Harnaaz Sabdhu wore was the most expensive crown to date.
As per a report in The Philippine Star, it is stated that the cost of the crown is around USD 5million and this converted in Indian currency amounts to Rs 37 crores. The Mouawad Miss Universe crown represents “The Power of Unity”.