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15 Unknown Facts About Indian Women Who Won The Miss World Title.

Miss World Aishwarya Rai has won over 100 awards since, the year she was awarded the Miss World Title!

Miss World is one of the largest beauty pageants in terms of participation. One of the less known facts about the Miss World Beauty Pageant is that it was launched by Eric Morley in United Kingdom and since his death, his wife, Julia Morley, co-chairs the beauty pageant.

Indian Miss World beauties like Reita Faria, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Diana Hayden, Yukta Mookhey and Priyanka Chopra, made the country proud with their confidence, persona and the way they carried themselves. Their attire, poise and the moment they were being crowned will be cherished forever.

Last December, Miss World 2014, Rolene Strauss of South Africa was crowned in London, United Kingdom.

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15 Unknown Facts About Indian Women Who Won The Miss World Title.

15 Unknown Facts About Indian Women Who Won The Miss World Title.

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Let us explore some rare facts about the Indian ladies who won the Miss World title.

Let us explore some rare facts about the Indian ladies who won the Miss World title.

1. Reita Faria was the first Indian to win the Miss World title, in 1966.

1. Reita Faria was the first Indian to win the Miss World title, in 1966.

2. Adding to this epic fact, Reita was also pursuing her M.B.B.S. degree while she participated in one of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the world.

2. Adding to this epic fact, Reita was also pursuing her M.B.B.S. degree while she participated in one of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the world.

3. After her one-year tenure, she refused modeling and concentrated on medical studies. We proudly give her the title of

3. After her one-year tenure, she refused modeling and concentrated on medical studies. We proudly give her the title of

4. Reita judged Femina Miss India in 1998 along with the Miss World pageant on few occasions.

4. Reita judged Femina Miss India in 1998 along with the Miss World pageant on few occasions.

5. Aishwarya Rai worked as a model before starting her acting career. But, God had even better plans, and all the happiness in the world came to her when she finally won The Miss World Title!

5. Aishwarya Rai worked as a model before starting her acting career. But, God had even better plans, and all the happiness in the world came to her when she finally won The Miss World Title!

6. Ash was just 21-year-old and was pursuing architecture when she participated in 44th Miss World Beauty Pageant.

6. Ash was just  21-year-old and was pursuing architecture when she participated in 44th Miss World Beauty Pageant.

Earlier that year, Sushmita Sen had won the Miss Universe title. She also reported that many contestants dropped out the Miss World Pageant as Aishwarya was too beautiful.

7. Aishwarya Rai, often cited by the media as the

7. Aishwarya Rai, often cited by the media as the

8. During the Miss World pageant, she was asked out on a date by the host of the event and the stunning lady confidently refused the offer!

8. During the Miss World pageant, she was asked out on a date by the host of the event and the stunning lady confidently refused the offer!

9. This Miss World Beauty Pageant title holder won the Femina Miss India contest in 1997.

9. This Miss World Beauty Pageant title holder won the Femina Miss India contest in 1997.

10. After completing her tenure as the global representative of the Miss World organization, Hayden moved to the United Kingdom and pursued acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

10. After completing her tenure as the global representative of the Miss World organization, Hayden moved to the United Kingdom and pursued acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

She was also a wild card entry on the second season of the popular Indian TV show Bigg Boss.

11. A political activist as well as a model and actress, Miss World 1999, Yukta Mookhey has given her complete support to India's Bhartiya Janata Party.

11. A political activist as well as a model and actress, Miss World 1999, Yukta Mookhey has given her complete support to India's Bhartiya Janata Party.

12. When Mookhey's tenure as Miss World ended in 2000, Priyanka Chopra made India proud and took over the crown.

12. When Mookhey's tenure as Miss World ended in 2000, Priyanka Chopra made India proud and took over the crown.

13. Apparently, Chopra's mother had sent her pictures for the Miss India contest. When she got selected for further rounds, she was surprised and went on with mainly to take a break from studying.

13. Apparently, Chopra's mother had sent her pictures for the Miss India contest. When she got selected for further rounds, she was surprised and went on with mainly to take a break from studying.

She came second at the Femina Miss India 2000 competition. She was subsequently sent to the Miss World pageant, where she won the prestigious title of Miss World 2000.

14. In December 2009, she judged the Miss World 2009 Beauty Pageant which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

14. In December 2009, she judged the Miss World 2009 Beauty Pageant which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

15. While addressing a young crowd, Priyanka admitted to being bullied in her Boston school for her skin colour.

15. While addressing a young crowd, Priyanka admitted to being bullied in her Boston school for her skin colour.

She also described herself as a graceless, imperfect teenager who had low self-esteem, but everything changed after her momentous win at the Miss World Contest. Share these amazing and less known facts about the Indian beauties with your friends and family!

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