Harnaaz Sandhu of India was named the 70th Miss Universe, beating out a field of 80 candidates in a competition marred by politicians and the epidemic.
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu
, Miss Universe 2021, is an
Indian model, actor, and beauty pageant winner.
Sandhu was earlier awarded
Miss Diva Universe 2021
as well as is India's 3rd Miss Universe winner.
Sandhu was also awarded
Femina Miss India Punjab in 2019
and competed in the Femina Miss
India 2019 semifinals.
Early childhood and education
Sandhu was raised to Pritampal Singh Sandhu as well as Rabinder Kaur Sandhu in the hamlet of Kohali in the Gurdaspur region of Punjab, near the town of Batala. Her father works as a real estate agent, while her mom is a doctor. Harnoor, her elder brother, is also present. Sandhu grew up in a Jat
. Sandhu's family relocated to England in 2006, before coming to India 2 years later and settling in Chandigarh, where he was brought up. In Chandigarh, she joined
Shivalik Public School
and the Post Graduate Government College
. Sandhu was completing a master's degree in government administration before winning Miss Universe. Sandhu is proficient in
Hindi and English,
in contrast to her native