10 Popular Television Stars Who Were Part Of Beauty Pageants, But You Never Knew


Recently, Manushi Chillar made the whole country proud, when she bags the title of Miss World 2017. In order to celebrate her success, we are going to talk about TV actress, who has participated in beauty pageants. TV industry has come a long way, as the actors working in the industry receive huge name and fame. There are several celebs, who have started their career by participating in Beauty Pageants.

We are going to tell about the actresses, who has participated in Beauty pageants, but you never knew about them. Without further delay, scroll down and know about them.

1. Erica Fernandes

Erica rose to fame after playing Sonakshi in popular TV show Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. You’ll be surprised to know that she was the winner of the Miss India 2012. She is also very active on social media. Her YouTube Channel is filled with fitness and beauty videos.
2. Reshmi Ghosh

Reshmi became a household name when she played Indrawati in the popular TV series Sasural Simar Ka. She was the winner of Miss India Earth way back in 2002.
3. Mihika Verma

Mihika Verma is a popular actress, all thanks to the popular daily soup Ye Hai Mohabbatein. The actress has been crowned the Miss India International in 2004. She also represented India in Miss International 2004 pageants.
4. Gauhar Khan

Gauhar is a well known actress, who has worked in several films including Ishaqzaade and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. The actress has also participated in several reality shows and is the winner of Bigg Boss 7. When she was 18-year-old, she has participated in the Femina Miss India Contest. She came at fourth place in the competition. She was crowned Miss talented.
5. Divyanka Tripathi

Divyanka doesn’t need any introduction, she is one of the highest paid actresses working in the television industry. After playing Ishi Maa in Ye Hai Mohabbatein, she has become a household name in the country. She also played double roles in popular TV series Banoo Main Teri Dulhann. You may not know that she had also participated in Pantene Zee Teen Queen back in 2003. She was crowned Miss Beautiful Skin. She was also Miss Bhopal.
6. Gauri Pradhan Tejwani

Gauri Pradhan’s husband Hiten Tejwani is currently doing great in Bigg Boss 11. She rose to fame after her portrayal of Nandini Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. She is from Pune but shifted to Mumbai in order to participate in Femina Miss India back in 1998.
7. Smriti Zubin Irani

Smriti Irani is currently one of the most successful politicians in the country. She holds a very prestige position in the ministry of India. But, did you know she has participated in Miss India 1998? She and Gauri Pradhan were among the ten finalists at the contest.
8. Asha Negi

Asha Negi is a popular face in Indian television industry. She is the winner of Nach Baliye 6 with her boyfriend Rithvik Dhanjani. She has done various shows of different genres. She was crowned Miss Uttarakhand 2009. She moved to Mumbai to pursue her acting career.
9. Aishwarya Sakhuja

Aishwarya was the finalist of Miss India in 2006. After that, she has appeared in several series.
10. Asmita Sood

Asmita is one of the most popular models and actress, who has endorsed almost 40 brands. You may be surprised to know that she has also participated in Femina Miss India 2011.

That’s all, folks!

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