Bhubaneswar: Odisha woman Mrs. Sonalee Raj Mohanty has brought laurels to the State as she has been crowned as Mrs India Universe (MIU) 2019 World in Platinum Category presented by Tushar Dhaliwal and Archana Tomar held in Mauritius recently. Mrs. Sonalee Raj Mohanty also won the crown of Mrs Talented in the Talent Round of Glorious Grand Finale of this prestigious beauty pageant.
After being selected in Bhubaneswar Audition of Mrs. India Universe 2019 wherein around 60 women from different cities of the state had participated and 9 got selected to national level. At National level held in Mauritius, 40 contestants from different states of India participated. The event held in two categories Mrs India Universe Gold and Mrs India Universe Platinum. Under Gold Category women aged between 20-35 years and under Platinum category women aged between 35-50 years participated in the beauty pageant. During their 11 days stay in Mauritius, the contestants showcased their talents and aura in different rounds including, Talent, Cat Walk, Pose, Poise, Question & Answer Round judged by famous Bollywood celebs and fashion icons.
Speaking on this, Mrs. Sonalee Raj Mohanty said that, ‘my strong dedication and determination always stood as my pillars of success. My friends and family, my husband Mr. Nandan Mohanty and my 11 years old son always motivated me to fulfil my dreams and carving a name. I know people here have the skills and talents because from Odisha nine contestants were there at the national level and the judges were amazed at how Odisha produces such talents. I must say, marriage and kids are no longer barriers to women’s growth.’
An entrepreneur-cum-beautician Mrs. Sonalee Raj Mohanty, aged 37 years hails from the capital city of Odisha, and was inclined towards participating in beauty pageants from her childhood. A Master in Business Administration (MBA) from KIIT University, Mrs. Sonalee also owns a Unisex Beauty Salon & Spa ‘Promenad’ in Bhubaneswar. Her inclination towards fitness and fashion always motivated her to participate in this prestigious national level grand show and presenting herself in an excellent way.