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Dr. Anugya Sharma - Surat Girl has now gone Worldwide

A freelance model, the 23-year-old Ms. Anugya Sharma has made her name into the list of Miss India Worldwide by winning this crown on June 7th, 2014.

Miss India Worldwide is the international pageant for Indian communities, which takes place in the US and around the world, came to the UAE this year.

Dr. Anugya Sharma has also been Miss Pune Runner-up and in Miss Lipice contest she stood 2nd. This took place while she was doing her schooling at Pune in St. Paul's School.

"More than 40 contestants of Indian origin settled in various countries across the globe between the age of 17 and 27, never married, and are citizens, residents, or born in the country they represent can participate in the Miss India Worldwide pageant, which has been staged in various parts of the world," says Anugya.

"When the name of the winner was announced on the stage, it was twice that I confirmed it from the judges, whether I heard it right or not," she laughs.
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The pageant consists of four segments - evening gown, Indian dress, talent and question-answer. The winners of all the various national pageants from all over the world vie for the title of Miss India Worldwide. This time the Bollywood Film Festival and Indian Culinary week were held simultaneously. Along with this, the winner will take home a cash prize of $8000 and various sponsored gifts, including photo sessions and modelling assignments apart from the crown.

Nine girls representing the length 'n' breath of the country were judged by an elite panel of judges that comprised of Sandeep Soparkar- International Choreographer, Anjali Gupta- Actress, Tehseen Poonawala- Political analyst and Socialite Ms. Gioconda- International opera singer and Dr. Anuj Saxena- National Director for Miss India Worldwide, and CEO of Maverick Productions.

"Rejection is the next step to success, impossible is what you think, and possible is what you desire," were her motivational words.

The most challenging phase she went through was at the competition. The crew and other members would demotivate her every day with unnecessary laughs, negative comments, and insult her in front of other contestants. Many unusual activities would come into action just to pull her down. Yes, her self-esteem did lower down. She says, "The very second day I thought of running away, but then I decided to fight. Out of grudge and anger, I gave my 100%."

She is an Ayurvedic doctor by profession as she has completed her BAMS from Bharti Vidhyapeeth University. Currently she is pursuing Masters in Hospital Management from Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur. And, she just wants to take every step towards her growth and shine like the crown on her head.

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IJ Anita Tejwani
IJ Anita Tejwani is a contributing writer at Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine.

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