Miss Universe Sandhu reacts after haters said she won because of her ‘pretty face’

Miss Universe Sandhu reacts after haters said she won because of her 'pretty face'

Harnaaz Sandhu made the headlines recently after she was crowned Miss Universe 2021. The Chandigarh-based model has also won several beauty contests like Miss Diva 2021, Femina Miss India Punjab 2019. Notably, she was also among the top 12 in Femina Miss India 2019.

Sandhu has been trending on social media after she was crowned Miss Universe 2021. She has brought back the crown to India over 2 decades after Lara Dutta clinched the pageant in 2000. Meanwhile, a video of Sandhu during the final question-and-answer round went viral on social media.

She was asked what advice she would give to young women on how to tackle the pressure they face today. Meanwhile, she had a perfect answer to the question that triggered many users to share the video on Twitter and other social media.

Miss Universe Sandhu reacts after haters said she won because of her 'pretty face'

“Well, I think the biggest pressure the youth of today is facing is to believe in themselves. To know that you are unique and that’s what makes you beautiful, stop comparing yourselves with others, and let’s talk about more important things that’s happening worldwide.

“I think this is what you need to understand. Come out, speak for yourself, because you are the leader of your life. You are the voice of your own life. I believe in myself and that’s why I’m standing here today. Thank you,” said Sandhu.

Meanwhile, in a recent interview, Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu responded to people who said that she bagged the crown only because she has a ‘pretty face’. While speaking with Mid-Day, Harnaaz said, “There are a lot of people who say [I] won because [I] have a pretty face. But I know the amount of effort that went behind it.

Instead of indulging in arguments, I’d rather work hard to make them realise [my worth]. This is the stereotype that I want to break. This [win] is a lot like an Olympic [win]. When we appreciate a sportsperson who represents the country, why can’t we [appreciate] beauty pageant winners? However, mindsets are changing, and I am happy to be breaking stereotypes already.”

Meanwhile, Miss Universe also shared her excitement for what lies ahead in her career. She also spoke about venturing into Bollywood. She already has two upcoming Punjabi films is looking forward to venturing into Bollywood sometime soon. “I hope to see myself there because that has always been my passion, but I do not want to be a normal actress. I want to be an actress who is very influential, who chooses strong characters that break stigmas and stereotypes around who women are and what all they can do,” Harnaaz told ANI.