|Mumbai, June 22 : Sushmita Sen
is proud of
Himangini Singh Yadu
, who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific in Busan, Korea,
and said that she has got the best gift for everyone.
Himangini won the title June 16 and when she returned Thursday, Sushmita was at the airport to receive her.
a proud moment for India, Himangini Singh has made us all very proud by
winning this title because we have been waiting for a win on the
international stage for a long time now," the 36-year-old told reporters
at the airport.
Indore girl Himangini is a product of
" I Am She - Miss Universe India
" and is the
first Indian girl to win an international beauty pageant in 12 years.
has given us the biggest gift. Her life starts now because today once
again an Indian beauty has been recognised and given a place on the
world map and that is one of the greatest achievements," Sushmita added.
When Himangini was quizzed about her plans to enter Bollywood,
she said: "I am committed with the organisation for a year and I'll
think about it when I get good projects."© IANS