.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The financial information exchange analyst is ready to give her best shot at the 70th edition of Miss World competition and bring back the crown. (Photo credit: Instagram/ Manasa Varanasi)

  • Manasa Varanasi will represent the country at Miss World pageant later this year
  • In an interview with Opoyi, she talks about why India is always a favourite at International pageants
  • Calling herself an ‘explorer’, she has shares her journey of exploring the right meaning of fashion

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
23-year-old Manasa Varansi from Telangana will now represent India in Miss World pageant. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@missosology)

  • The first Indian to win the Miss World beauty pageant was Reita Faria
  • 28 years after the first win, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was crowned Miss World in 1994
  • Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000 and made her Bollywood debut three years later

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Manasa Varanasi works as a financial information exchange analyst. (Photo Credit: Miss India Team)

  • Manasa Varanasi has worked as a volunteer with 'Make A Difference', a child rights NGO
  • The 23-year-old also enjoys performing arts and knows Bharatnatayam and Sangeetam
  • She defines 'curiosity' as her best friend as it helped her face many fears 

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
23-year-old Manasa Varanasi from Telangana was crowned as Miss India World 2020 on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@missosology)

  • Manasa Varanasi is a financial information exchange analyst
  • Actor Aparshakti Khurana hosted the event held in Mumbai
  • The VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 title went to Haryana's Manika Sheokhand