The new and improvised version of the beauty pageant Miss Universe Nepal 2020 is ongoing. The ongoing virtual competition of the pageant has revealed its top 24 delegates. After the selection of the top 50 from the applicants, the selected top 50 competed for three different tasks to qualify themselves to another round.
The first task was to perform on swimsuit round, the contestants were asked to film their individual performances on the swimsuit and their performance was been judged online. The second task was testing speaking skills and ability. This was conducted with the evaluation of one minute recorded video submitted by the contestants on the topic they were confident about. The third task was one to one on the spot question-answer round.
After all the performances and evaluations by the jury members, then public voting for the contestants was been opened. And finally, on the basis of the judge’s score and public voting, the top 24 quarter-finalists have been declared. The divas who have made to the top 24 of Miss Universe Nepal 2020 are:
Nisha Neupane from Morang,
Parichhya Bista from Kavrepalanchok,
Rajani Mishra from Nuwakot
Rozina Shrestha from Kathmandu
Surabhi Khanal from Virginia, USA,
Aruni Waiba from Sarlahi,
Nina Kant Mandal from Moscow, Russia,
Sudati Shrestha from Lalitpur,
Rose Tamang from Pokhara,
Sujita Basnet from Maryland, USA,
Aishwarya Khatiwada from Massachusetts, USA,
Priya Hada from Kathmandu,
Anshika Sharma from Sydney, Australia,
Priya Sigdel from Kathmandu,
Jyoti Bhatta from Antwerp, Belgium,
Tilu Kulung Rai from Morang,
Prarthana Basnyat from Kathmandu,
Roshani Khatri from Lalitpur,
Dikta Thapa from Kathmandu,
Aastha Pandey from Vancouver, Canada,
Angel Lama from Kavrepalanchok,
Arika Ranabhat from Pokhara,
Paramita Rana from Kathmandu and
Nancy Khadka from California, USA.
Among these beautiful ladies, some of them are already been the big names in the pageantry and modeling. Here we take a quick look at the experienced divas.
The top 24 list includes model turned actress/singer Paramita RL Rana and professional runway model Aruni Waiba. Paramita is also the first runner-up of Face of Classic Diamond Jewelry 2014 and the first runner-up for Face of Nepal 2016. Aruni has been part of Miss Mongol Nepal 2013 Face of Nepal 2016, Face of Classic Diamond Jewelers 2017, and Face of Nepal 2017. Aruni was spotted as runner-up for 2017 Asia Model Festival Face of Nepal and bagged the opportunity to represent Nepal at Asia Model Festival 2017 held in Seoul, South Korea.
Among the top 24 of Miss Universe Nepal 2020, Priya Sigdel and Roshani Khatri both of them are former Miss Nepal Earth. Priya is Miss Nepal Earth 2018 while Roshani is Miss Nepal Earth 2016. Surabhi Khanal is the winner of Miss Nepal USA 2019 and Rozina Shrestha is the winner of Miss Tourism World Nepal 2019.
Nina Kant Mandal is a successful model based in Russia and the winner of Miss Asia Russia 2018 whereas Sujita Basnet is the winner of Miss Nepal USA 2011, Miss Maryland World 2016, and second runner-up for Miss Maryland USA 2020. Angel Lama is the winner of Miss Pink 2018 who represented Nepal at Miss International Queen 2019. Sudati Shrestha is the winner of Miss Teen Nepal 2013 at Miss T.E.E.N pageant.
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