Parul Duggal finishes 2nd at international beauty event signalling Indian resurgence in the field
Vol 2 | Issue 51
Former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen has congratulated 'I AM She' candidate Parul Duggal for winning the first runner-up title at the Miss Globe International pageant in Cyprus.
"We are so proud of you, Parul Duggal. You brought honour to our India and glory to being an 'I AM She' winner!! I salute you!! Congratulations," Sushmita posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Sweet feeling: Parul Duggal basking in the limelight (Photo: IANS)
Sushmita has acquired rights to choosing India's official entry for the Miss Universe, Miss Asia Pacific World and Miss Globe International pageants through her I AM She.
Parul, a fashion designer by profession, not only achieved the second position in the beauty pageant but also won the best costume award and Sushmita congratulated designer Neeta Lulla for that.
"Last night, Parul Duggal of India won first runners up at 'Miss Globe International' in Cyprus! Also, winning the Best National costume. A big congratulations to designer Neeta Lulla for designing the National costume that Parul Duggal won in! We love you Neeta. Thank you," she wrote.
Earlier this year, India's Tanvi Singla, another I AM She winner, entered the top five at the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant held in Busan.
"Thank you guys for all your messages... yes,I am happy... the tide is turning... this year alone, two winners of 'I AM She' have won international titles," she posted.
"We began 'I AM She' with a goal to bring victory back to India... and in our 2nd year itself... we now have two victories!! Your support rocks," she further added. – IANS