Miss Nepal 2011 contestants (Update)

This year, there are 19 participants in Miss Nepal 2011 pageant. We are going to post details of each of the participants in coming days.

Prasmita Sharma – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 1

The number 1 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Prasmita Sharma.

Prasmita hails from Maligaun
Age – 21 years
Height – 5ft. 4.5 inch

Prasmita says that everybody should care about the country. She like arts, swimming and traveling. Prasmita is currently doing her Masters in Rural Development.

Nisha Joshi – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 2

The number 2 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Nisha Joshi.

Nisha Joshi lives in Baluwatar, Kathmandu
Age – 19 years
Height – 5 ft. 5.5inch
Education – BBS

Nisha Joshi like singing, swimming and make friends. She has participated in the beauty paegent to have new experience. Nisha’s father is a businessman and mother is a housewife.

Nisha has found that the personality developemtn training in Miss Nepal has helped her overcome shyness and has enhanced her self confidence and has also made her a better speaker.


Manisha Bista – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 3

The number 3 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Manisha Bista.


Manisha Bista comes from Sirutar Bhaktapur. The 22 year old beauty is 5 feet and 7 inches tall. Manisha has done bacholer in Bio-technology.

Manisha like to sing and stage is not a new thing for her as she had been participating in various stage programs in school. She had also worked as a VJ in a television station previously. Manisha tells that she is confident that she can express her inner feelings in better manner.

Namrata Dahal – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 4

The number 4 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Namrata Dahal.


Namrata comes from East Nepal – Jhapa, Birtamod. The 24-year-old model is 5 feet and 5.5 inch tall. Namrata had worked as an air hostess in United Airways for 11 month before starting her jot in a motor company.

Namrata is doing her masters in Business studies and has participated in the contest for recognization and popularity. Namrata believes her eyes are the most beautiful part of her body and she is confident of winning the crown of Miss Nepal.

Neha Paudel – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 5

The number 5 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Neha Paudel

The 19 year old Neha Paudel comes from Birgunj and is 5 feet and 4 inches tall. Neha is currently doing her bachelors in Birgunj.

Neha says that she is bold and beautiful girl. She like social works, swimming and enjoy playing chess.

Neha was selected the runner-up of a child beauty contest held in Birgunj in 2003.

Prasansa Rana – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 6

The number 5 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Prasansa Rana.


Prasansa Rana comes from Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu. The 19 year old beauty is 5 feet and 5 inches tall.

Prasansa has completed her A Level exam. Prasansa enjoys swimming and dancing.

Malina Joshi – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 7

Malina Joshi from dharan is 23 years old and is 5 feet and 6 inch tall. Malina has been living in Kathmandu for the last three years and is doing her MBA. Malina likes dancing, singing, music and modeling.


Malina had always wanted to wear the crown of Miss Nepal and has been preparing for that. Joshi wants to make her career in advertisement section.

Shreeja Shrestha – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 8

The number 8 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Shreeja Shrestha.

Shreeja Shrestha comes from Chundevi Bhaktapur and is 22 years old. The 5 feet and 5 inch beauty is doing her bacholer in engineering. Shreeja had always wanted to participate in Miss Nepal contest.


Shreeja wants to ba a successful engineer. Shreeja has found her knowledge of photography helpful in the beauty contest.

Shruti Pandey – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 9

The number 9 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Shruti Pandey.

A beauty from Butwal, Rupendehi, Shruti Pandey is 23 years old.

Shruti has completed her bachelors level and likes to dance and travel. Shruti is more interested in the training given in the contest than the title itself. Shruti feels that she can’t express her inner feeling. She says, she is trying her best to overcome the problem.


Pratibha Shrestha – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 10

The number 10 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Pratibha Shrestha.

Pratibha is a beauty from Dharan, Sunsari. The 19 years old beauty was the winner of Miss Purwanchal 2011 held in Dharan this year. Pratibha is 5 feet and 5 inches.


Pratibha has an advantage of participating in beauty contests and winning it in the past. She like to be involved in social works.

Prativa is currently doing her BBA and like to enjoy the time with her family.

Aruna Shrestha – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 11

The number 11 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Aruna Shrestha.

Aruna Shrestha comes from Lokanthali, Bhaktapur. The tallest beauty in the contest, 5 feet and 8 inches tall Aruna was born in Jhapa but moved to Kathmandu when she was small.


Aruna is doing bachelors in Nursing. She also had always wanted to participate in Miss Nepal and is confident to win it. She wanted to make career in Nursing field and also want to participate in social works.

Dipenti Shrestha – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 12

The number 12 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Dipenti Shrestha.

Dipenti Shrestha comes from Sanepa, Lalitpur. The 5 feet 5 inch tall beauty terms herself as a ‘fun loving girl’.

Dipenti loves to learn new stuffs. She is particularly interested in learning about various arts and culture, language, traditional dresses. Making new friends is also one of Dipenti’s hobby.


In future, she wants to make career in banking sector. Studying in second year of bachelor level, Dipenti had wanted to wear the Miss Nepal crown since she saw Sugarika KC wore it in 2005.

Madina Begum – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 13

The number 13 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Madina Begum

Madina Begum is 22 year old beauty from Pokhara. Madina is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and she is in 3rd year of PCL Radiography.


Madina is the only Muslim participants in the Miss Nepal contest. Although it is not easy to do modeling, she has acted in some Bojhpuri music videos. Madina believes she has represented the entire Muslim community in Miss Nepal contest.

Madina like swimming, basketball, singing and dancing.

Rajita Khadka – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 14

The number 14 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Rajita Khadka.

The 21 year old beauty, Rajita Khadka, lives in Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu. Rajita is 5 feet and 5.5 inches tall and is studying in BBS third year.


Like other participants Rajita also wanted to participate in Miss Nepal for the long time. Rajita says she is optimistic and is interested to make a career in modeling.

Bishnu Chemjong – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 15

The number 15 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Bishnu Chemjong .

Dharan beauty Bishnu Chemjong is a singer. Bishnu had won the all-Nepal singing competition, Nepal Star in 2006. She has already recorded more than 30 songs.


Bishnu wanted to have a new experience by participating in Miss Nepal contest. She is currently studying in second year of Bachelors.

Bishnu is 5 feet and 5 inches tall and is 24 years old.

Sarina Maskey – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 16/h2>

The number 16 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Sarina Maskey.


A 24 year old beauty from Chitwan, Sarina Maskey, is 5 feet and 6.5 inch tall. She is currently living in Baneshowr, Kathmandu and is doing MBA in Banking and Insurance. She is also working in Prime Life Insurance.

Sarina wanted to participate in Miss Nepal after finishing her SLC exam.  Sarina likes shopping, getting together with family members, and travelling.  She believes the beauty contest is a platform to show one’s talent.

Biki Gadtaula – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 17

The number 17 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Biki Gadtaula.

The 19 year old beauty from Buddhanagar Kathmandu, Biki Gadtaula, is 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She is currently studying in first year of BBS.

Biki was the first runner-up of Miss Global – 2010 held in Kathmamndu, last year. Biki says that the contest was a reharsal for the preparation of Miss Nepal contest.


Biki says, the Miss Nepal crown is heavy and all the participants are equally deserving.

Neeta Yogi – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 18

The number 18 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Neeta Yogi.

19 year old Neeta Yogi comes from Tulsipur, Dang. Studying in 3rd year in BBM in Banglore India, she has recently come to Nepal only to participate in Miss Nepal contest.


Neeta did her plus two in Kathmandu and is planning to be a business woman in future. Neeta has found the Miss Nepal contest to be helpful in developing the personality.

Anupama Gurung – Miss Nepal 2011 Contestant 19

The number 19 participant of Miss Nepal 2011 is Anupama Gurung.

Anupama Gurung is 22 year old beauty originally from Chitwan was raised in Singapore and she is currently living in Kathmandu. Anupama  is 5 feet and 5 inches tall and she is in 2nd year BBA.


Anupama had previously participated in Miss Mangol and had won Miss Personality title. She like social works and want to be a successful businessperson. She told that she wants to represent Nepal in the international arena.

The contest was held on August 30, 2011.



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Miss Nepal participants pose for photo:






The details on entry requirements and form for Miss Nepal 2011 was posted previously.

Photo credits (group photos – Kantipur and Nagariknews, single xNepali)

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