'Chak De Phatte India!,' says Harnaaz Sandhu after winning Miss Universe 2021 crown
New Delhi : Harnaaz Sandhu on Monday won the prestigious Miss Universe 2021 crown at the contest that was held in Eilat, Israel. After winning the title, she was seen celebrating with her fellow contestants on the stage.
Expressing pride in the country’s win, Harnaaz said, "Chak de phatte India, chak de phatte."
She won the title as she edged out the first runner up Paraguay and the second runner up South Africa. Check out the video from the stage below:
India had earlier won the coveted crown twice with Sushmita Sen bagging the title in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000. Harnaaz has now joined the league of these incredible women.
The 21-year-old Chandigarh-based model has previously bagged numerous pageant titles including LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021 and Femina Miss India Punjab 2019.