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The Coveted Bahu’s Were First Models In Making

We know that many Bollywood actresses got their ticket in Hindi films through Beauty pageants, but did you know that many TV actresses too took the same ticket to achieve fame? Well, if you didn’t know about this, then let us tell you how many popular TV actresses were beauty queens first.


1. Divyanka Tripathi




We all know that Divyanka is an epitome of beauty, but little did we know that the famous TV actress is a beauty pageant holder too.  She won Miss Bhopal title in 2005. However, before that she participated in Pantene Zee Teen Queen in 2003 and won the title of Miss Beautiful Skin.


2. Smriti Irani




Did you know that television's most favourite bahu was also one of the finalists in the Femina Miss India 1998 pageant?


3. Mihika Verma




Mihika is undoubtedly a popular TV actress who we have seen in serials Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Ye Hai Mohabbatein, etc. But did you know that she   won the Miss India International title in 2004? Well, now you know.


4. Reshmi Ghosh




The Bong beauty who appeared in the famous TV show Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and other Bollywood movies is a winner of Miss India Earth title in 2002.


5. Aishwarya Sakhuja




The TV actress who first won our hearts as Toasty in Saas Bina Sasural has acted in a number of TV shows. However, before making a career in Television, she was a popular model and a finalist of Miss India 2006.


6. Gauri Pradhan Tejwani




The popular TV actress who entered everyone’s household through TV shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kutumb was once a supermodel and the contestant of Miss India 1998.


7. Asmita Sood




Post her stint in TV reality show Channel V's Get Gorgeous, Asmita participated in the 2011 Femina Miss India beauty pageant and emerged as a finalist.


8. Asha Negi




Asha, the most loved TV actress holds the title of Miss Uttarkhand 2009.


9. Pooja Sharma




You may have seen Pooja as the Draupadi in the television show Mahabharat, but did you know that she was one of the top ten finalists of Femina Miss India 2006?


10. Erica Fernandes





Though Erica is an upcoming actress in the South, you must have seen her in the Sony TV show Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. She is a Miss Maharashtra title holder and a Miss India participant. Fascinating, right? 

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