Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World on November 30, 2000, at the age of 18, in London. She was the fifth Indian woman to win the Miss World title.
Her victory in the Miss India beauty pageant paved the way for her to represent India in the Miss World beauty pageant, where she emerged victorious, securing both the title and the prestigious crown.
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During the Miss World 2000 finale, Priyanka was asked to name a successful woman living today and explain her reasons for choosing her.
Her response, in which she spoke about Mother Teresa and why she is one of the most successful women of all time, garnered widespread appreciation.
While Mother Teresa passed away in 1997, the judges didn’t seem to mind that Chopra answered incorrectly.
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During her acceptance speech at the Millennium Dome in London, Priyanka expressed her commitment to using her victory as a platform to inspire positive change in people’s thoughts and actions. She received the coveted crown and a £70,000 prize from Yukta Mookhey, the previous year’s winner.
“I admire her from the bottom of my heart for being so passionate and kind … giving up her life to put smiles on people’s faces,” Chopra said about Mother Teresa.
In August 2016, Priyanka Chopra took a break from filming the second season of Quantico to support Usher at the premiere of the 2016 American biographical sports film Hands of Stone.
Priyanka Chopra center parts her dark hair or the New York “Hands Of Stone” premiere held on August 22, 2016, at SVA Theater in New York City (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
The then-34-year-old actress stole everyone’s thunder in a sensational black dress as she arrived at the SVA Theater in New York City.
Priyanka Chopra wears a little black dress from BCBG Max Azria on the red carpet (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
It looked modest in the front but sexy in the back, thanks to the lace-trimmed open-back design.
Priyanka Chopra shows off her back and legs in a lace-accented BCBG Max Azria dress (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
Priyanka, who had just wrapped the action-comedy Baywatch filming, also posed on the red carpet alongside “Hands of Stone” star Usher.
The singer plays Sugar Ray Leonard in the biographical sports film.
Priyanka Chopra and Usher pose for photos on the red carpet of the “Hands of Stone” premiere (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
The nose job recipient accessorized with a statement ring and a pair of black pumps.
She styled her hair straight, parted it down the center, and completed the look with a brown matte lipstick.
Priyanka Chopra stuns in a BCBG Max Azria dress on the red carpet (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
Priyanka selected the Louis Vuitton “Night Bloom” pumps for her feet.
Priyanka Chopra’s feet in patent leather Louis Vuitton pumps (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
These patent leather pumps have about four-inch gold metal heels, done in the shape of a Monogram flower to give the classic silhouette some twist.
Priyanka Chopra’s feet in gold metal-heeled “Night Bloom” pumps (Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN)
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