The whole country celebrated Harnaaz Sandhu when she brought the Miss Universe crown back home after 21 years. The last time, Lara Dutta was honoured with it in 2000.
From Sushmita to Aishwarya to Priyanka to Lara, the sisterhood celebrated Harnaaz Sandhu and her magnificient achievement!
After knowing that the crown is back home, Lara Dutta Bhupathi was elated. While sharing her happinesss, she told Bombay Time “I’m overjoyed and thrilled at Harnaaz’s win at Miss Universe! She was a strong contender throughout and was an exemplary representative for India on the world stage! After 21 long years, it’s a billion dreams come true! I wish her a glorious reign ahead and many great adventures as the new Miss Universe.”
Even Sushmita Sen, who had won the title in 1994, is super proud too. She took to Twitter to write, “#yehbaat ‘Har Hindustani Ki Naz’ Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu #MissUniverse2021 #INDIAAAAAA Soooooo proud of you!!!! Congratulations @HarnaazSandhu03 Thank you for representing India so beautifully!! May you reign supreme!!#JaiHind.”
Congratulating her, Priyanka Chopra wrote “And the new Miss Universe is… Miss India, Congratulations @HarnaazSandhu03… bringing the crown home after 21 years!”
Dia Mirza, who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific in 2000, also posted a shout-out for Harnaaz Sandhu: “What a spectacular feeling and moment this is. Miss India wins Miss Universe after 21 years after Lara Dutta,” she wrote in an Instagram story.
From being Chandigarh-based model to winning multiple titles like ‘Times Fresh Face’ (2017), LIVA Miss Diva Universe (2021), Harnaaz is an inspiring young women. She has also been a part of Punjabi films including Yaara Diyan Poo Baran and Bai Ji Kuttange. At IFORHER, we are so proud of Harnaaz and her inspiring journey. Hope she will keep making us proud.