Manushi Chhillar was born on 14th May 1997 to doctor parents in Haryana. Her father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a scientist at the Defence Research and Development Organisation, while her mother, Dr. Neelam Chhillar, is an associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.
Chhillar studied at St. Thomas’ School in New Delhi, and was pursuing a medical degree at the Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonipat. She is a trained Kuchipudi dancer. Chhillar has also attended the National School of Drama.
Manushi Chhillar from Haryana has won the Miss World beauty pageant for the year 2017. She was previously crowned Femina Miss India 2017. Chhillar took part in the Femina Miss India 2017 competition, representing the state of Haryana. During the competition, she was crowned Miss Photogenic and went on to win the competition as well, earning the right to represent India at the Miss World 2017 competition.
Manushi is the sixth Indian woman to win Miss World and the first since Priyanka Chopra won Miss World 2000.