Miss Universe 2023: Chandigarh-born model Shweta Sharda, 23, who was crowned Miss Diva Universe, is all set to represent India at the Miss Universe pageant in El Salvador. Last year, Shweta stood out among 15 other contestants in tough competition and won the coveted Miss Diva Universe title at the ceremony in Mumbai. The moment of being crowned was extra special as she received the honor from last year’s winner Divita Rai.
For those unaware, Miss Diva Femina is part of the Miss India group, and it plays a key role in selecting India’s representatives for Miss Universe, one of the four major international beauty pageants globally.
Speaking to ANI, Shweta Sharda said, “Every girl in India dreams of a crown so that she can represent India. To be able to represent your country on an international platform is a great achievement in life. I Very blessed and grateful to have this.” Got this opportunity. I am looking forward to a wonderful journey. I am going to give my best and bring home the (Miss Universe) crown.”
5 things to know about Shweta Sharda
23-year-old Shweta Sharda from Chandigarh is an Indian model. At the age of 16, Shweta shifted to Mumbai with her mother.
According to information received from Femina Beauty Pageants, Shweta has a bachelor’s degree from Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Shweta Sharda won the title of Miss Diva 2023, winning the 11th edition of the Miss Diva pageant held on August 27, 2023.
She has also appeared in several reality shows including Dance India Dance, Dance Deewane and Dance Plus.
She was also the choreographer of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
When and where to watch Miss Universe 2023?
Miss Universe 2023 is scheduled for November 16 at 9:00 pm. EST, following the preliminary competition on November 15 at 8:00 p.m. A notable feature this year is its partnership with Live Bash, a platform designed to livestream both competitions. In the US, Telemundo will broadcast the program in Spanish, and The Roku Channel will provide streaming access. For viewers in India, the final competition can be watched on Miss Universe’s YouTube channel and X account from 6:30 am IST on November 19.