Manasa Varanasi Biography: Birth, Age, Family, Height, Weight, Education, Career and More

Manasa Varanasi Biography: Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi is representing India at the oldest running international beauty pageant Miss World 2021. She made it to the list of Top 12 ahead of the finale. Miss World 2021 final scheduled for 16 December 2021 was postponed for 90 days keeping in view the health and safety interests of contestants, staff, crew, and the general public. Ahead of the Miss World 2021 coronation, let us take a look at the birth, age, family, height, weight, education, and career of Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi.
Updated: Mar 17, 2022 07:46 IST
Manasa Varanasi Biography: Birth, Age, Family, Height, Weight, Education, Career and More
Manasa Varanasi Biography: Birth, Age, Family, Height, Weight, Education, Career and More

Manasa Varanasi Biography: Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi is representing India at the Miss World 2021 beauty pageant and emerged as one of the semi-finalists. She has now advanced to the Top 12. The Pageant Finale and Coronation will take place shortly at Coca-Cola Music Hall, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 
 
 
 
 
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The event was earlier scheduled for 16 December 2021 at Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot, San Juan, Puerto Rico but was postponed by Miss World Organization keeping in view the health and safety of the contestants and other people involved. 17 contestants including Manasa Varanasi were tested positive for COVID-19.

As India roots for Manasa Varanasi ahead of the coronation, we take a look at the life of the Indian representative at the oldest running beauty event. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Manasa Varanasi Biography

Birth 21 March 1997 (Hyderabad, Telangana)
Age 24 years
Nationality Indian
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 inch)
Weight 55 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Occupation Model
Major Titles Femina Miss India 2020
Femina Miss Telangana 2020
Education Global Indian International School (GIIS)
Vasavi College of Engineering
Family Ravi Shankar (Father)
Shailaja Varanasi (Mother)
Hobbies Dancing, Singing, Travelling, Reading and Skygazing
Favorite Beauty Queen Priyanka Chopra
Instagram Handle manasa5varanasi
Net Worth Rs. 1 Crore 

Manasa Varanasi: Birth, Family and Education

Born on 21 March 1997 in Hyderabad's Telangana to Ravi Shankar and Shailaja Varanasi, Manasa Varanasi attended the Global Indian International School till class 10th. Her family then moved to India where she completed the rest of her education. 

A Computer Science graduate from Vasavi College of Engineering Hyderabad, Manasa worked as a Financial Information eXchange (FIX) analyst at Factset, Hyderabad.

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Manasa Varanasi: Pageantry Career

Femina Miss India Telangana 2019: Manasa began her pageantry career through Femina Miss India Telangana 2019. She was among the top three finalists of the pageant. In 2020, she participated in the same pageant again and came out as its winner. 

Femina Miss India World 2020: Manasa represented the state of Telangana at Femina Miss India 2020. On 10 February 2021, Manasa was crowned as Femina Miss India World 2020 by the previously reigning Miss India World Suman Rao at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai. 

Miss World 2021: Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi is representing India at the 70th Miss World beauty pageant scheduled for March 17. The event was postponed by Miss World Organization after 17 contestants including the Indian representative tested COVID-positive. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Manasa Varanasi: Humanitarian  Causes

Miss India World 2020 advocated strengthening child protection laws in India for her Beauty With A Purpose project. 

Furthermore, Manasa Varanasi started first of its kind awareness campaign against sexual abuse of children-- We Can. The campaign is in association with Hyderabad Police. 

She advocates quality education for underprivileged children to bring about a positive change in society. 

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Manasa Varanasi: Lesser known facts

1- Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi was a shy girl in her childhood days. In a bid to overcome her shyness, she indulged herself in exploring various fields ranging from Yoga to Music and Pageantry. 

2- Manasa's parents didn't approve of her pageantry career in the beginning.

3- Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi draws inspiration from Miss World 2020 Priyanka Chopra. 

Manasa in an interview said, "Of all the beauty queens, Priyanka Chopra stands out to me because she's an explorer - she has always chosen to push her boundaries and made her mark in various spaces - music, movies, entrepreneurship, social work, and the list goes on. Also, as a shy kid who tried to make herself heard, I always looked up to Priyanka for the outspoken badass that she was. It's her versatility and strength that I draw inspiration from." 

4- Manasa Varanasi was crowned as Ms. Fresher at Vasavi College of Engineering. 

5- She was associated with an NGO named Make A Difference for three years from 2015 to 2018. 

6- Varanasi considers her grandmother, mother, and younger sister as the three most influential people in her life. 

7- Manasa is trained in Indian sign language. 

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