Miss Nepal 1997, Neelima Gurung had also won the Miss Personality title in Miss Nepal 1997 beauty pageant. The Miss Pokhara 1996, Neelima, was the first participant from Pokhara to win the competition. Biography video of Neelima Gurung:
Neelima featured Gurung costume in the international beauty contest she participated (see photo).
At the time of crowning, Neelima was 19 years old and 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Three stages of Neelima Gurung’s life – Childhood, Miss Nepal crowned and a recent photo.