Indian supermodel, Dimple Patel from Mumbai won the Miss Globe 2016 beauty pageant held on 25 November 2016 in Tirana, Albania. The 5 foot 10 inches beauty became the first ever Indian woman to win the prestigious international pageant.
Sixty (60) gorgeous representatives from all across the globe traveled to Albania to vie for the title of Miss Globe 2016. At the conclusion of the pageant, Philippines’ Ann Colis, Miss Globe 2015 crowned India’s Dimple Chetan Patel as Miss Globe 2016
In India, Sandeep Kumar, the founder and president of Rubaru Group, holds the rights to send the representatives to Miss Globe beauty pageant. Rubaru Group is the parent organization of Rubaru Mister India and Rubaru Miss India Elite beauty pageants. This is for the first time that a female representative under the Rubaru Group franchise has won the main international crown.
Dimple Patel is a well-known face in the Indian fashion industry and regarded as one of the best supermodels of Indian origin. She has been modelling for seven years now and has walked the ramp for several fashions week and events, including India International Jewellery Week, Dubai Fashion Week, India Couture Week, Bhopal Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week to name a few. Her wardrobe for the pageant was designed by ace Indian designers, Asif Merchant and Gagan Kumar.
The Indian beauty describes Mother Teresa also known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta as her inspiration. She believes a life lived for other is worth living. Interestingly, the country where she won this prestigious title is the place of origin of Mother Teresa. Talking about this, Dimple quoted, ‘It is such an honour for me to represent India, a country that’s strongly connected to Mother Teresa in the country of the origin of the Saint”.
At the prominent event, beauties from Colombia and Albania secured second and third positions respectively. Special awards were also given at the finale; here is the complete list,
Miss Cosmopolitan – Poland
Dream girl of the world – Philippines
Golden Girl – Finland
Best national costume – Malaysia
Miss Elegance – Thailand
Miss Photogenic – Mexico
Miss Intercontinental – Ghana
Miss Tourism – Montenegro
Miss Bikini – South Africa
Best Talent – Canada and Moldova
Disco Queen – Nigeria
Friendship award winner – Armenia
Dimple Patel is indeed a quintessential example of beauty and brains.