Another crown for Sushmita: Miss Universe India franchise
Actor looking at educated, intelligent girls to take part, says language won’t be a barrier
Fifteen years after being crowned the first Miss Universe from India, Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen has got franchise of the beauty pageant in the country. Sen recently unveiled her new brand, I AM, as well as its beauty pageant division, I AM She, which will hold the Miss India Universe pageant. And the winner of the pageant will represent India at the international Miss Universe contest.
So far, the winner and two runners-up of the Femina Miss India have been representing India at the Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Asia-Pacific events respectively. Now, its two winners will compete for the Miss World and Asia-Pacific crowns, while the winner of I AM She Miss India Universe will represent the country at the Miss Universe contest globally.