Miss India winners: 1996

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Miss India winners: 1996

Miss India Universe- Sandhya Chib

Miss India World - Rani Jeyraj, third runner up at Miss World, 1996

Miss India Asia-Pacific - Mini Menon

Representative at Miss International - Fleur Dominique Xavier

Sandhya Chib

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Miss India World 1996: She was a Top 10 finalist at the 1996 Miss Universe pageant. Soon after she won the Miss India title, Sandhya Chib married Anup Jacob and was off to the United States. She is a mom, a model and a hostess in an Indian restaurant abroad.

Miss India Universe- Sandhya Chib, Semi finalist / seventh place at Miss Universe, 1996

Sandhya is now a successful model. Luck was not on her side at the Miss Universe pageant where she stood seventh. On her return from the pageant, she got engage. Today a full time mother settled in the States, she does take on modeling assignments occasionally.

Rani Jeyraj

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Miss India World - Rani Jeyraj, third runner up at Miss World, 1996

Top 10 Best National Costumes

Most Spectacular Evening Wear Award

Asia & Oceania’s Queen of Beauty Award

All expectations were on 21-year-old Rani, as the Miss World contest was held for the first time on home ground, Bangalore. Rani is a reputed ramp model and a television actress. She studied direction at London International Films school and works as an assistant director. Rani, who made it to the final round of the Miss World contest. Today, Rani is a reputed ramp model.

Born in Zambia, Rani is a Literature student and a yoga enthusiast who never managed to make waves after her win.

Mini Menon

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Miss India Asia-Pacific - Mini Menon, semi finalist at Miss Asia Pacific 1996

She was nicknamed `Mini' by a nurse at the hospital when she was born, who thought that she - the little baby girl then - resembled Queen Padmini, the legendary queen of Chittor who was famous for her beauty. Last heard, Mini was pursuing a Ph.D in communications. Mini evolved into a successful TV news anchor and has worked for many well-known news channels

Fleur Dominique Xavier

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Representative at Miss International - Fleur Dominique Xavier

Tejaswini Kolhapure

Tejaswini Kolhapure , best known as younger sister of actress Padmini Kolhapure was the winner of Miss Photogenic in 1996 beauty contest.

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