Beauty with a Purpose – Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar

“I think a mother deserves the highest respect and when you talk about salary it’s not always about cash but I feel it’s the love and respect that you give to someone……. So, I think it is the job of a mother that deserves the highest salary.”

This answer by Manushi Chillar helped her win the Miss World title. As the previous year’s winner placed the crown on her head, tears of happiness rolled down her eyes. She had succeeded in making her family and the nation proud by bringing back the trophy to the country after a gap of seventeen years. She was also a favourite among the judges as she had won both the Head to Head challenge and the Beauty with a purpose segment of the Miss World competition this year. Although her answer gave rise to a lot of debate in the economic forum where the work of a housewife or mother is often considered as something economically unimportant but it did manage to touch hearts. She had to compete against 108 contestants from all over the world. Soon after winning the crown Manisha took to her twitter account and dedicated the Miss World crown to the country.

Manushi Chillar’s Personal Profile

Manushi Chillar was born in Haryana in the year 1997, to doctor parents. She grew up in New Delhi and finished her schooling from St.Thomas School, New Delhi. Although she is from Haryana, the state with the worst male-female ratio in the country her parents supported her and gave her enough freedom to pursue her dreams.  Manushi’s father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar is a scientist at DRDO, and her mother, Dr. Neelam Chhillar is the head of the department of Neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences. Born to doctor parents it was only natural that she aspired to become one herself and presently is an aspiring gynaecologist. But just like every other girl who dreams of winning beauty pageants, and wearing beautiful clothes, this simple bespectacled girl took her first step towards the glamour world by participating in the Femina Miss India Contest 2017. Winning the Miss India title changed her life forever as it led to Manushi’s undergoing a grueling training session for the preparation of the Miss World pageant.

Manushi Chillar is an all-rounder as apart from being a medical student she is also a trained dancer and had received training under the famous dancers Raja and Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy. She has also been a part of National School of Drama, New Delhi.

The crowned Miss World strongly feels about an issue that is often not spoken about in public which is about menstrual hygiene. Manushi visited about twenty villages and have been successful in making a difference in the life of more than 5000 women. Her Project Shakti was showcased at the Miss World Pagent and helped her to win the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’, a competition which was also a part of the Miss World Competition.

Manushi Chillar wanted to show the world what India stands for and showcase its culture and rich heritage.This twenty-year-old succeeded in making the world stand up and take note.

Branolia Chemicals salutes this spirit of women hood and is also committed towards the health of women suffering from anaemia. Kulerron, enriched with Kulekhara from the house of Branolia Chemicals helps to fight iron deficiency in women and girls in their adolescents.

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