Miss Nepal 2017

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Miss Nepal 2017
Date2 June 2017
VenueHotel Annapurna, Kathmandu, Nepal
BroadcasterNTV & NTV PLUS, M&S VMAG
Entrants20
Winner
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Miss Nepal 2017

Hidden Treasures Ruslan Miss Nepal 2017, the 22nd annual Miss Nepal beauty pageant, was held on 2 June 2017 at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Miss Nepal 2016 Asmi Shrestha crowned her successor Nikita Chandak as the new Miss Nepal World 2017 who represented Nepal in the Miss World 2017.[1][2][3]

At the same event, Roshni Khatri crowned her successor Rojina Shrestha as Miss Earth Nepal 2017[4] and Barsha Lekhi crowned her successor Niti Shah as Miss International Nepal 2017.[5] In addition to those 3 titles, this year Miss Nepal has brought back the original title of Miss Nepal Asia Pacific 2017 to its fourth winner, making a Top 4 winners.

The winner of Miss Nepal 2017 served as the brand ambassador of popular drink Fanta and WWF Nepal for a year. In addition, she received $1,000[citation needed] as prize for winning the title. The auditions of Miss Nepal were held in Dharan, Birgunj, Chitwan, Nepalgunj, Pokhara, Butwal and Kathmandu.[citation needed]

NTV and NTV PLUS broadcast the pageant live and for the Nepalese abroad. Miss Nepal 2017 was live streamed on M&S V Magazine's official website.[citation needed]

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Color key
     Declared as the winner
     Ended as the runner-up
     Ended as a finalist or semifinalist
     Unplaced
Final Results Candidate International Placement
Miss World Nepal 2017 Top 40
Miss International Nepal 2017 Unplaced
Miss Earth Nepal 2017 Unplaced
Miss Asia Pacific International Nepal 2017
  • Sahara Basnet
Unplaced
Top 7
  • Manzari Singh
  • Rakchya Karki
  • Rojina Amatya Shrestha
Top 15
  • Aasina Baral
  • Anusha Lamsal
  • Barsha Pokharel
  • Narmata Gurung
  • Priyanka Khadka
  • Rinku Bajracharya
  • Urusha Adhikari

(●): The candidate won the Miss Popular Choice Award (online voting) and got direct entry into Top 15 semi-Finalists.

Special Awards[edit]

Final Results Representing Contestant
Best in Evening Gown Urlabari Nikita Chandak
Post Miss Intellect Lalitpur Sahara Basnet
Berger Miss Talent Butwal Narmata Gurung
Ganapti Miss Photogenic Dhading Anusha Lamsal
Miss Popular Choice Urlabari Nikita Chandak
Miss Friendship Kathmandu Rojina Shrestha
Miss Fascino Ghorahi Niti Shah
Miss Confident Urlabari Nikita Chandak
Beauty with a Purpose Biratnagar Dristi Katwal
Miss Best Complexion Ghorahi Niti Shah
Miss Athletic Tansen Manjari Singh

Contestants[edit]

# Contestants Age Height Representing Home Town Placement Special Award
1 Swostika Silwal 19 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Lalitpur Lalitpur District
2 Rinku Bajracharya 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Lalitpur Lalitpur District Top 14
3 Priyanka Khadka 22 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Bhadrapur Jhapa District Top 14
4 Anusha Lamsal 22 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) Dhading Dhading District Top 14 Miss Photogenic
5 Narmata Gurung 20 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Butwal Rupandehi District Top 14 Miss Talent
6 Rojina Amatya Shrestha 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Birgunj Parsa District Top 7 Finalists
7 Rojina Shrestha 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Kathmandu Kathmandu District Miss Earth Nepal Miss Friendship
8 Aasina Baral 19 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Kathmandu Kathmandu District Top 14
9 Anita Bhandari 24 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Syangja Syangja District
10 Rakchya Karki 23 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Kathmandu Kathmandu District Top 7 Finalists
11 Niti Shah 21 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Ghorahi Dang District Miss International Nepal Miss Fascino
Best Complexion
12 Urusha Adhikari 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Bharatpur Chitwan District Top 14
13 Manzari Singh 22 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Tansen Palpa District Top 7 Finalists Miss Athletic
14 Nikita Chandak 20 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Biratnagar Morang District Miss World Nepal Miss Confident
Miss Popular Choice
15 Gyani Maiya Baral 23 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Pokhara Kaski District
16 Dristi Katwal 23 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Biratnagar Morang District Beauty with a Purpose
17 Sahara Basnet 22 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Lalitpur Lalitpur District Miss Asia Pacific Nepal Miss Intellect
18 Barsha Pokharel 22 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Biratnagar Morang District Top 14 Miss Beautiful Hair
19 Kritika Giri 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bhadrapur Jhapa District
  1. Niti Shah is the 1st runner up of Face of House of Fashion Season 1.
  2. Narmata Gurung is the winner of Hunt for Supermodel Season 2 (2016) which was organized in Hong Kong.

Previous Experience[edit]

  • (#1) Eksha Maden was 2nd runner up in Miss Purwanchal 2016 regional pageant which gave her the direct entry to Miss Nepal 2017 Top 20 contestants.[6]
  • (#2) Sadikshya Pandey is the winner of Miss Pokhara 2016 regional pageant giving her a sport in Nepal 2017 Top 20 contestants.

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  • (#3) Suman Gurung is the winner of Miss Chitwan 2017 regional pageant which gave her the direct entry to Miss Nepal 2017 Top 20 contestants.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikita Chandak Biography". Lumbini Media.
  2. ^ "Registrations opened for Miss Nepal 2017 - Glamour Nepal". glamournepal.net. 21 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Nikita Chandak won Miss Nepal 2017" Lagatar.com. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Miss Nepal Pageant To Have Four Title Winners From This Year". neostuffs.com. 27 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Miss Nepal 2017 applications open". ekantipur.com.
  6. ^ "Miss Purwanchal 2016 is Kritika Giri". badmasi.com. 27 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Misspokhara - Event of Pokhara Jaycees". misspokhara.com.np.
  8. ^ http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/printedition/news/2017-03-08/miss-chitwan-preparations-underway.html
  9. ^ "Miss Chitwan 2017 is Suman Gurung, gets wild card entry in Miss Nepal 2017". xnepali.net. 26 March 2017.

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