Koyal Rana was crowned Femina Miss India 2014 or Miss World India 2014 at the conclusion of the pageant held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. The beauty from New Delh is 21 years old and stands 1.74 m. She will represent India in the Miss World 2014 pageant, scheduled for this November in London, England.
Koyal Rana being crowned Miss World India 2014 by the out-going queen Naveneet Kaur Dhillon, Miss India 2013 and Miss World 2013 Megan Young. Photo courtesy of IBN Live.
Koyal Rana, who also won the Femina “Beauty with a Purpose” Award, is no stranger to beauty pageants as she was the former Miss Teen India 2008 (crowned the title at the age of 15).
Koyal was born in Jaipur but she was raised in Delhi. To her, education is as important as being Miss India. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor Degree in Business at the Delhi University.
Koyal’s role model is Sushmita Sen.
Newly crowned Miss World India 2014 Koyal Rana (C) and her runners-up Jhataleka Malhotra and Gail Nicole Da Silva.
Her court includes the first runner-up Jhataleka Malhotra
and the second runner-up Gail Nicole Da Silva
The top 5 finalists were Gail Nicole Da Silva, Jhataleka Malhotra, Koyal Rana, Lopamudra Raut and Nikhila Nandgopal.
The top 10 finalists were Simran Khandelwal, Amarjot Kaur, Nikhila Nandgopal, Ashwati Ramesh, Lopamudra Raut, Gail Da’Silva, Koyal Rana, Jantee Hazarika, Jhataleka Malhotra, Irshikaa Mehrotra.