Actress Neha Dhupia shared several pictures and a note, completing 20 years of winning the Miss India crown. Taking to Instagram, Neha posted pictures of herself appearing on the stage of the Grand Finale of Femina Miss India 2022 held on Sunday. Neha was seen with her husband-actor Angad Bedi and their children – Meher and Gurik. In the pictures, Neha was also honored by her parents. (Also Read | Neha Dhupia completes 20 years as Miss India,
In one of the pictures, Neha took Gurik in her arms while he held Meher’s hand. In the pictures, Neha chose a powder pink and silver gown with cape sleeves for the event and again wore her crown. One of the pictures, a collage, showed Neha wearing her crown after winning the contest in 2002. The second picture was from a recent incident. Neha also posed on the red carpet of the event in some pictures.
Neha captioned the post, “20 years that passed in a jiffy… But if I close my eyes and think, I just have gratitude in my heart. I didn’t think wearing this crown on stage again Will be possible. And re-live one of the most precious moments of my life with my most precious people. After 20 years I am taller, stronger, more experienced and a few dress sizes bigger :).
She also said, “…but most importantly, I stood up for every little girl who dares to dream and work hard for her, for every daughter who loves her parents.” Wants nothing more than to be proud of, for every partner who bases their relationship on love and equality.And for every mother who wants to live her dream and have her kids with her. Doesn’t want to be like she does… sometimes in life even though we don’t have a crown… #Shineon… Love Miss India 2002 -2022.”
Responding to the post, Sophie Choudry commented, “Beautifully said Neh!! So proud of you. Shine on.” Soha Ali Khan wrote, “Listen listen! Well done neh you really can have it all.” Evelyn Sharma said, “That was the hair of 2002.” Aparshakti Khurana dropped several red heart emojis.
Neha Dhupia was crowned Femina Miss India on 4 July 2002. After the victory she became a household name and entered the film industry. She made her Bollywood debut in 2003 with the Ajay Devgn-starrer Qayamat: City Under Threat. He was last seen in A Thursday opposite Yami Gautam. The film was released in February this year on the OTT platform Disney + Hotstar.