As the countdown to the 72nd Miss Universe pageant intensifies, all eyes are eagerly fixed on the radiant Shweta Sharda, a 23-year-old sensation hailing from Chandigarh, who is all set to represent India on the global stage of beauty and grace at the Jose Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, El Salvador, on November 18, 2023.
The organizers have left no stone unturned in ensuring that this edition of the Miss Universe Pageant reaches unprecedented heights of glamour and scrutiny. According to the insiders, the contestants will face the ultimate judgment based on a multi-faceted evaluation process. Personal statements, in-depth interviews, and presentations in the regal evening gowns and swimwear will serve as the crucible for the contestants, determining who will win the throne of Miss Universe.
A noteworthy feature of this year's Miss Universe is the partnership with Live Bash, a platform dedicated to livestreaming both the preliminary and final competitions. This collaboration ensures a dynamic and engaging viewing experience for global audiences.
Global Showdown in El Salvador
The runway for this spectacular event is none other than picturesque El Salvador, where representatives from a whopping 90 countries will lock horns,all vying for the prestigious Miss Universe crown. As the stage is set, the world awaits to witness who among these international beauties will emerge as the epitome of grace, poise, and beauty.
For enthusiasts eager to witness the crowning glory, the preliminary competition is scheduled for November 15 at 8:00 pm EST. The main event will be broadcast on Telemundo in Spanish for the U.S. audience, with streaming available on the Roku Channel. In India, the excitement kicks off at 6:30 am IST on November 19, accessible through Miss Universe's YouTube channel and X account.
Rising Star: Miss Diva Universe 2023
In the dazzling lineup of contestants, India's flagbearer for this year's Miss Universe Pageant is none other than the stunning Shweta Sharda. A 23-year-old model hailing from Chandigarh, Shweta clinched the coveted Miss Diva Universe title earlier this year, adding another achievement to her kitty. The pageant, held in the vibrant city of Mumbai, saw Shweta succeed Divita Rai, marking a significant milestone in her career.
Journey from Chandigarh to Mumbai
Shweta's journey into the glamorous world of pageantry and modeling began at the age of 16 when she took a leap of faith, moving to Mumbai with her mother to pursue her dream. Her dedication and talent quickly caught the industry's eye, propelling her into the limelight. Not just a face of beauty, Shweta has also graced the silver screen with her presence, showcasing her skills in popular reality shows like Dance India Dance, Dance Deewane, and Dance Plus.
Beyond the Catwalk
Shweta's prowess extends beyond the glamour of the runway; she has also lent her skills as a choreographer on the widely acclaimed dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Despite her hectic schedule, Shweta managed to pursue her academic dreams, holding a bachelor's degree from the prestigious Indira Gandhi National Open University.
The culmination of Shweta's hard work and determination all paid off when she won the title of Miss Diva 2023, confirming her spot as India's representative at the grand Miss Universe Pageant. As she prepares to take the global stage, Shweta Sharda stands not only as a symbol of beauty but as a testament to the hopeful spirit that fuels dreams.
The countdown has begun, and as the world tunes in on November 18, the spotlight will illuminate one lucky woman, declaring her the 72nd Miss Universe!
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