India is a land of beauty and bliss. Diversity not only lies in our culture but also every region has its very own and incredible definition of eyes, lips and elegance. The Miss India pageant is not only a crown every girl aspires for but is also one step closer to the dream of being a Bollywood diva.
Over years, this crowning glory has led women to dream big. Also, the world of Bollywood has witnessed some of it's greatest actresses only because of the Miss India Title.
Starting from the bold and beautiful Zeenat Aman to precious beauties like Ash or PC, the list is ferociously long.
So, let's check the most beautiful Indian women who have made their life BIG, and started here.
To define her beauty will be in fact just be as worthless as using your might to move a wall. Nutan won the Miss India title in 1952 and rose to wondrous fame with films like Seema, Bandini and Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki.
In the year 1970, Zeenat Aman was crowned as Miss Asia Pacific after being the second runner up at the Miss India Contest. She was then cast in various Bollywood movies. Her bold roles in a variety of movies brought many accolades and love to her name.
Meenakshi Seshadri, was only 17 when she won the Miss India Contest in 1991. She was the youngest woman to be crowned Miss India.
Sangeeta Bijlani started her career in small advertisement films. She has a very short life in Bollywood films, but some of the films like Tridev gave her major success and recognition.
And so Miss India was to give Bollywood another of her most amazing, versatile and beautiful actress- Juhi Chawla. She has many super hits to her name.
Namrata Shirodkar was crowned Miss India in the year 1993. She also represented India in the Miss Universe Pageant and stood fifth. Her big Bollywood break was Hero Hindustani opposite Arshad Warsi.
Sushmita Sen won the Miss Universe crown in Philippines, in 1994 after being crowned as Miss India. Her big break was Dastak in 1996. Her role in 'Aankhe' was critically acclaimed thereafter.
Aishwarya Rai, the name is enough. She had the miss world pageant to her name in the year 1994. Jeans was her first Tamil film. Though, she was loved much more with the movies like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas. She also has multiple international recognitions to her name.
Miss India 1999, also the righteous winner of the Miss Beautiful Smile for the same pageant. She tried her luck in various bollywood films. But her role in the Movie "Dor" was critically acclaimed.
Lara Dutta, was the crowned Miss Universe in the year 2000. Second only to Sushmita Sen to win the crown for India. He big bollywood break was the movie 'Andaaz' in the year 2003.
Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in the year 2000. Since then, there was no stopping this wonderful actress, model and singer. Her first big break was The Hero in the year 2002.
Dia Mirza was crowned miss Asia Pacific in the year 2000. Her big Bollywood break was the movie 'Rehna Hai Tere Dil' Me opposite R. Madhvan. This is movie is still remembered as on the most romantic movies of all time.
Miss India 2001 and Miss Margo Beautiful Skin. He debut Movie was Feroz Khan's Janasheen opposite Fardeen Khan in the year 2003.
Neha Dhupia entered Bollywood after winning Femina Miss India title in 2002. Her most famous and acclaimed role is of the movie 'Julie'.
Tanushree Dutta is very beautiful Bengali Beauty, who was crowned as Miss India in the year 2004. Her big break was the movie "Aashiq Banaya Aapne" opposite Emran Hashmi and Sonu Sood.
Femina Miss India World 2004 Sayali Bhagat- her first big Bollywood break was the movie called "The Train" opposite Emraan Hashmi and actress Geeta Batra.
Sarah-Jane Dias was the winner of Femina Miss India 2007. She was recently cast opposite Ritesh Deshmukh in the movie "Kya Super Cool Hai Hum".
Simran Kaur Mundi was crowned Miss India in the year 2008. Her first Bollywood break was the movie Jo Hum Chahein in the year 2011. Recently, she is working in a movie with Kapil Sharma. We have high expectations.