PV International Desk : India’s Harnaaz Sandhu has won the 70th Miss Universe 2021 in Eilat, Israel.
She took the crown for India 21 years after Lara Dutta won the title in 2000, reports private broadcaster NDTV.
The 21-year-old from Punjab was accompanied by Paraguay’s Nadia Ferreira and South Africa’s Lalela Mswane on the podium.
Andrea Meza, Miss Universe 2020 from Mexico, presented the crown to Sandhu, NDTV said.
The Chandigarh-based model is the third Indian to take the prize. The previous winners were Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000.