13 December 2021
Miss Universe 2021 was the 70th Miss Universe pageant, held on December 13, 2021, at Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel.
India’s Harnaaz Sandhu took home the crown at the 70th edition of Miss Universe on Sunday. This is India’s first victory in 21 years, and Sandhu is the first Sikh woman to win the title of Miss Universe. Andrea Meza crowned her successor during the three-hour event held in Eilat, Israel.
The 21-year-old becomes the third contestant from India to win the Miss Universe title. In 2000, India’s Lara Dutta took the crown, while in 1994, Sushmita Sen gave India its first Miss Universe win.
Actress-model Harnaaz Sandhu made India proud after she beat contestants from 80 countries to win the Miss Universe title.
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu is a Model and Beauty pageant titleholder who recently won 70th Miss Universe 2021 crown. Harnaaz Sandhu is from Chandigarh, India who was born and raised in Jat Sikh family.
She completed her schooling from Shivalik Public School and Post Graduation from Government College for Girls.
Paraguay’s Nadia Ferreira became the first runner-up and Lalela Mswane of South Africa secured the position for second-runner up.
Sandhu was crowned by former Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza at the 70th edition of Miss Universe held in Eilat, Israel.