Miss Delhi Priyadarshini Chatterjee was crowned Miss India World 2016 at a star-studded ceremony at Yash Raj Studios. Shah Rukh Khan crowned the queen, the judges panel included the likes of Sanjay Dutt, Sania Mirza, Yami Gautam, Amy Jackson, Shane Peacock, Ekta Kapoor and Manish Malhotra. The show was anchored by Karan Johar and Manish Paul.
The decider question that was asked to Priyadarshini was –
“What are the qualities required to be Miss India and why do you think you should be crowned the next Miss India? “
She answered, “Miss India should be true to herself, she should have a personality to reflect who she is. My personality reflects that and that’s why I should be the next Miss India.”
Priyadarshini Chatterjee was born in Guwahati, Assam on August 12, 1997 to father Pravir and mother Papiya. She studied in Maria’s Public School in Guwahati and then did her college from Delhi, studying at Hindu College.The beautiful model knows English, Hindi, Assamese and Bengali. She considers model ‘Elisa Raut’ as her role model.
The 5 feet 8 inch tall Priyadarshini has hobbies in the form of traveling, trekking, dancing and theater. She is a foodie and loves tasting different types of cuisines. She says that if it were legally possible, she would travel without visa because she believes in no-barriers for adventure. Her favorite movies are Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, About Time and Gone Girl. Her favorite actors are Ryan Gosling, Deepika Padukone and Rachel McAdams.