Alankrita Sahai

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Alankrita Sahai
Alankrita Sahai at the launch of Himesh Reshammiya & Lulia Vantur’s album ‘Aap Se Mausiiquii’ (cropped).jpg
Sahai in 2016
NationalityIndian
EducationGargi College, University of Delhi The Khaitan School, Noida
OccupationActor
AwardsMiss India Earth

2014

Face of the year 2019 Mumbai Achievers Award

Alankrita Sahai is an Indian model-turned-actor and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned as Miss India Earth 2014. She is the first Indian to win 7 titles at the Miss Earth pageant held in the Philippines. In 2018, she made her acting debut with the Netflix romantic comedy film called Love per Square Foot. The same year, she also played the role of Alisha in the film Namaste England.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Sahai was born in New Delhi, India. She did her schooling an American school and from Khaitan Public School Noida. For her higher studies she got enrolled in Gargi College, in the University of Delhi.[1]

Pageantry[edit]

Miss Diva 2014[edit]

Sahai joined the second Miss Diva contest. She was proclaimed as the first runner up, gaining the title of Miss India Earth 2014. She succeeded Gurleen Grewal as the first runner from Miss Diva and Sobhita Dhulipala as Miss India Earth. Grewal was sent to Miss International 2013.

During the entire course of the competition, Sahai won in various categories including Miss Style Icon, Miss Perfect Body and Miss Talent. In Miss Talent award, she and Shruti Iyer were the winners.

Miss Earth 2014[edit]

By gaining Miss India Earth title, Sahai flew to the Philippines to compete with almost 100 other candidates to be Alyz Henrich's[2][3] successor as Miss Earth.

During the entire run of the competition, she was able to bag some awards such as best in evening gown, second place for Miss Photogenic award, and third place both for swimsuit and national costume rounds (designed by Melvyn Noronha). Sahai was also awarded as one of the ten winners for the "Eco Beauty Video" category. However, she won 6 titles internationally and was the first Indian to win so many titles at a beauty pageant and won the crown as Miss Pagudpud at the same competition.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes Ref
2018 Love per Square Foot Rashi Khurana Anand Tiwari Netflix movie
Debut film
[4][5]
Namaste England Alisha Vipul Shah
2019 Jabariya Jodi In Item number

Music videos[edit]

Year Album Song Co-Star Ref
2016 Aap Se Mausiiquii "Menu Kehn De" Himesh Reshammiya
"Tonight"
"So Much in Love"
2016 Kehta Hai Pal Pal Tumse "Kehta Hai Pal Pal Tumse" by Armaan Malik & Shruti Pathak Sachiin J. Joshi
2019 Coka "Coka" Sukhe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alankrita Sahai - Contestants 2014". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  2. ^ Blanco, Eunice (2013). "Alyz Henrich of Venezuela is Miss Earth 2013". Philippine Star. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Venezuela's Alyz Henrich wins Miss Earth 2013". MSN. 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Alankrita Sahai career". Crunchwood. Crunchwood. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  5. ^ Bhatnagar, Rohit (12 February 2018). "Alankrita Sahai on her debut film Love Per Square Foot: I love the camera". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 13 February 2018.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Sobhita Dhulipala
Miss Earth India
2014
Succeeded by
Aaital Khosla
Preceded by
Gurleen Grewal
Miss Diva
1st Runner Up

2014
Succeeded by
Natasha Assadi