Miss International Nepal 2016, Barsha Lekhi, has won the Missiology Public Choice Awards at the Miss International 2016 beauty contest held in Tokyo Japan on October 27, 2016. Barsha was one of the representatives of 69 contestants, who were representing their countries.
What is Miss International ?
Miss International is one of the top 4 beauty contests in the world comprising of the Miss World, Miss Universe and the Miss Earth beauty contests. The Tokyo-based international beauty pageant was held for the first time in 1960 in Long Beach, California, USA. The contestants in the beauty contest are expected to serve as “Ambassadors of Peace and Beauty”, demonstrating tenderness, benevolence, friendship, beauty, intelligence, ability to take action, and, most importantly, a great international sensibility. According to the official document, the ultimate goal of the Miss International beauty pageant is to promote world peace, goodwill, and understanding.
Singer and model Jyoti Magar is one of the fattest model in the Nepali entertainment industry. Entertainment industry is not favourable to fat models. But, Jyoti Magar is an exception. Being fat has become a blessing to Jyoti Magar and she has taken advantage of the fact that she has better body parts and she liberally shows off her body. That is the main reason Jyoti is in high demand in stage shows in Nepal and out of country. She is also a hot cake in the Nepali music videos. Apart from singing and modelling in her own songs, she also models for other’s music videos.
A video report on why Jyoti Magar is fat and about her eating habits.
Case of Samjhana Budhathoki
Being fat isn’t always helpful. One example is one of the hottest dancers of her time, Samjhana Budhathoki. Samjhana was in high demand in the stage shows in country and in foreign country. But, after she gained a lot of weight, these days, Samjahna’s demand has diminished. She is not featured in any music videos and isn’t seen in any stage shows. Being fat has been a curse to Samjhana Budhathoki.
Nepali people celebrated Dashain 2016 recently. The festival ended in the weekend. Here are some phtos and videos of the celebration of the biggest festival of Nepal.
One of the sexiest photos of Dashain is that of Ashika Tamang. The actress and model – a look-alike of Angelina Jolie, Ashika is wearing a body hugging one piece that shows off every curves of her body.
The 22-years-old Nepali model Varsha Thapa, was featured on the cover of the October edition of Vogue India. The edition is the 9th anniversary edition of the magazine. Video introduction of Varsha Thapa (Also read “Who is Varsha Thapa” an earlier post):
With Varsha, 5 other models of different nationality are featured in cover. The models featured in the cover are:
She did her first fashion walk in the New York Fashion Week, for for mentor and close friend Prabal Gurung. That was 5 years ago, while doing her Bachelors degree in Hotel Management in India. Varsha is the first model from Nepal to be signed by a leading international agencies. She is also the first Nepali model who had walked at the New York and Paris Fashion week.
In the 8th Miss Pokhara finale held at Pokhara Sabhagriha, Sadichha Pandey was crowned the Miss Pokhara 2016 title. 21 years-old Sadichha, selected from the pool of 11 Pokhareli contestants, was also Miss Viewers Choice and Miss Popularity sub-title winner. The first runner up of the contest was Rashmi Thapa. The second runner up was Unnati Gurung.
Miss Pokhara 2016, Pandey, was awarded Rs. 50,000 in cash prize and a scooter. She would also be the confirmed participant of Miss Nepal 2017. The first runner up Thapa was awarded Rs. 30,000 and the second runner up Gurung was awarded Rs. 20,000 cash and a mobile phone each.
The 14th Miss Teen Nepal 2016 title went to Jasmin Khadka. In the beauty contest held among teen girls at Pragya Bhawan, Kamaladi, Jasmin also won the Miss Photogenic title.
The first runner up of the contest was Urja Newa. 18-years old Urja also won Miss Discipline sub-title. The second runner up was 18-years-old Anuskha Adhikari. Continue reading
For the first time in Nepal, Miss Bishowkarma beauty contest was held in Kathmandu. The winner of Miss Bishowkarms 2016 was Chetkumari Bishowkarma. The first runner up of the contest was Bhawana Lamgade and the second runner up was Sujan Shah Shankar.
In the beauty contest organized by Creative insight Media, the contest was held at the Army Officers Club, Sundhara. The chief guest of the event was minister Shankar Bhandari. The judges of the contest were singer Sitaram Kharel, actor Ramesh Upreti, journalist Saroj KC, journalist Gita Adhikari, and Dr. Ayushman Ghimire. The chief judge was Min Bishowkarma.
Watch the video of the event:
The first Mrs. Tamang, Mrs. Tamang 2016 was held in Kathmandu among 18 contestants. Shanti Tamang of Darkha, Dhading won the title in the contest held on September 13, 2016. After winning the title, Shanti was awarded with Diyo Scooty from Hero and a 3G mobile of CTV.
The first runner up of the contest was Anu Kumari Rama. Anu Kumari was awarded Rs. 50,000 in cash and a 3G mobile. The second, third, fourth and the fifth runners up were Anita Lama, Sunita Ghalan, Shyam Maya Lama and Radha Thokar respectively. In the first phase of the contest top 10 were selected from the pool of 18 contestants. These contestants were awarded with different sub-titles including Mrs. Photogenic, Co-operative, Intelligent, Facebook, Popular, Walking, Friendship and Dress.
In the 2016 edition of Miss Teen College 2016 beauty contest, Aditi Tuladhar of Little Angels College. The 17 years-old winner, Aditi has completed her 12th standard in the college. In addition to winning the crown, Aditi had also won Miss Personality and Miss Best Stylist awards.
Out of the 28 contestants, the first runner up was Pratikchhya Tamang of Dakshinkali, Pharping. In addition to winning the first runner up title, 17-years old Tamang also won the Viwers Choice award. Another 17-years old, Pratha Basnet of Xavier International College won the Second runner up title and Miss Creative Award. Sonam Khadgi of Redon College, Samakhushi won the third runner up title and the fourth runner up title went to Barsha Basnet of Saint Lawrence College, Chabahil.
In the contest organized by Seasons Media, Nabina Maharjan was Miss Beautiful eyes, Rabina Kharel was Organizer’s Choice, Rejina Khadka was Miss Best Skin, Nisha Raut won Miss Discipline, Aanchal Dhami was Miss Friendship Anisha Shrestha was Miss Best Walk, Sushma Shrestha was Miss Healthy Smile, Miss Photogenic was Arati Lama, Anu KC was Miss Popular, Sirjana Raut was Miss Talent, Rushma Tamang was Miss Innocent, Sakshi Pyakurel got Facebook Award, Samjhuta Rai was mIss Fitness, Swastika Adhikari was Social Award winner, Kalyani Shrestha was Best Hair and Urmila Shrestha had won Miss Leadership title.
This week, on Friday, the movie of Shilpa Pokhrel, ‘Brandaban’ was released in theater. The lead actress Shilpa is featured in an action role in the movie.
After debuting in ‘Lazza’, the actress is linked with the producer of the movie, Chhabi Raj Ojha. There are rumours that they are planning to get married soon.
Before starting acting, Shilpa was a well known model in music videos. Shilpa was also featured in TV commercials and print advertisements. At first, Shilpa Pokhrel debuted in TV serial ‘Gharbeti Ba’ in Kantipur Television.