Miss World 2016: Priyadarshini Chatterjee is the first to represent India at the competition from a northeast Indian state
"I've been in the public since I was 17-years-old and It's really all I've known. Being crowned Miss India and then Miss World, suddenly I went from becoming an 'aeronautical engineer', carefree teenager to standing on a world stage, where I have to have a point of view on probably the most important world events"
"What a throwback! Barely 18 yrs old with No idea that these many years later I'd still be representing India.. #blessed #grateful," wrote Priyanka Chopra on Instagram. Priyanka made her debut on television last year with the American show Quantico. She is the first Indian to be cast in a starring role on an American series
Exactly 20 years ago on November 19, 1994, Indian beauty queen Aishwarya Rai was crowned Miss World in Sun City, South Africa