Ishani Shrestha was crowned the Miss Nepal 2013 on March 20, 2013. Ishani will represent Nepal in upcoming Miss World 2013.
When asked about her favorite Miss World and Miss Universe, Ishani choose Lara Dutta her best Miss World for her elegance and beauty she carries alongside her intellect. She was very pleasant and calm on stage; her presence was very noticeable then. Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra is the best for she is bold and beautiful . She is determined, hard working and confident in what she believes in.
In defining herself Ishani says, "I believe that I am composed of different elements. I resemble Oprah Winfrey for her power to raise awareness about the current situation of the world. Likewise, I resemble Anuradha Koirala for she is selfless, loving and nurturing. Charlie Chaplin for his ability to please people with his humor and also my parents for they have given me the ability to live, learn and laugh."
After wining the crown she wanted to commit herself to people, environment, nation and the world. She has promised to focus on empowering the deprived children and women by raising awareness. She also wanted to make people aware about their importance. That way she could make the country and the world a safer and stronger place to live. She also wanted to break down the barriers of racism, gender inequality and religion created by humankind.
- Age: 21 years (born 1992)
- Height: 5’7”
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- In a sentence – Dreamer, determined, resilient, content, humble, a leader, devotional, loving, organised and silly and sometimes funny.
Volunteering in Hamri Bahini Green Shopping Project
Ishani Shrestha with Miss Nepal 2011, Malina Joshi during the Personality Round
First reaction to the announcement of the Miss Nepal 2013 winner: