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'We have a successor Manushi Chhillar', says ex Miss World PeeCee

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2017 22:57 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): "And we have a successor!" said Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra about the newly crowned Miss World, Manushi Chhillar.

PeeCee gave in her congratulations for Miss World 2017 on Twitter and said, "And we have a successor! Congratulations Manushi Chhillar on becoming Miss World 2017. Cherish and learn, and most importantly enjoy it. Bravo."

Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen also congratulated the 21-year-old Manushi Chhillar and tweeted, "India wins Miss World 2017! Congratulations Manushi Chhillar. Yipeeeee about time! Super proud! Jai Hind."

Indian model Manushi Chhillar is the new Miss World, after 17-long years.

A medical student hailing from Haryana, 21-year-old Manushi Chhillar competed with women from over 108 nations.

She was crowned the new queen by Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle today.

Besides Chhillar, the first runner-up was Stephanie Hill from England, while Andrea Meza, hailing from Mexico, was announced the second runner-up.

On that note, actress Priyanka Chopra was the last Indian to win Miss World in 2000. (ANI)