Shela becomes first ever Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019
- A Monitor Report01 Nov, 2019 | 1223 Views|-+
Dhaka : Shirin Akter Shela has become the first Miss Universe Bangladesh. Renowned Bollywood Actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen crowned her as the winner at the finale of the beauty pageant held on October 23 in the capital.
Alisha Islam and Jessia Islam have respectively made it to the first and the second runner-up positions.
The registration process of Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019 began in July and started off with 12,000 individuals.
As Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019, Shela will compete at the 63rd edition of the pageant in the United States of America this December. She will be one of the contestants from 130 different countries in the world.
Apart from Sushmita Sen, the judging panel included Tahsan Khan, Singer and Actor; Kaniz Almas, Managing Director, Persona; Tootli Rahman, President, Bangladesh Heritage Craft; Rubaba Dowla, Founder, Pulse Health Care; Farzanah Chowdhury, Managing Director, Green Delta Insurance; Rafiul Islam, Managing Director, Flora Bank; Athar Ali Khan, former cricketer and Star Faruque, Former Miss Ventura County California and Johnson County USA and others.
The franchise owner for Bangladesh Miss Universe is a consortium between RIZ events and Off Track and Trilogy. Rizwan Bin Farouq is the Chairman of Miss Universe Bangladesh while Sohel A Chaklader Duke, Shafik Islam and Mithun Zaman are the Directors.