Deepti Divakar

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Deepti Divakar
Alma materParsons The New School for Design
New York City,  USA
University of California, Los Angeles,
Bangalore University
San Francisco State University
OccupationModel, Actress, Author
TitleFemina Miss India World 1987
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

Deepti Divakar is an Indian model and winner of Miss India in 1981.[1][2]

Early life and career[edit]

Divakar was born in Bangalore. Her grandfather, Dr R.R. Diwakar, was India's first Information and Broadcasting minister and Governor of Bihar.[citation needed] She studied interior design at Parsons School of Design, New York and University of California, Los Angeles. She has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Bangalore University and a Master of Arts degree in radio and television from San Francisco State University.

Divakar has performed the classical Indian dance bharatanatyam in India, Europe and the United States. The World Development Parliament of West Bengal awarded her a national award in this endeavor, "Bharatha Natyam Maharathnam".[citation needed]


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  2. ^ "Former Miss India reaches out to slum-dwellers". The Times of India. 6 April 2002. Retrieved 1 February 2019.