Manushi Chhillar (born 14 May 1997) is an Indian actress and model, who was the winner of the Miss World 2017 pageant. She represented her state of Haryana at the Femina Miss India 2017 pageant and won the title of Femina Miss India World 2017
Chhillar made her acting debut with the role of Sanyogita in the historical drama Samrat Prithviraj (2022), and has since appeared in The Great Indian Family (2023).
Chhillar was born on 14 May 1997 in Rohtak into a Haryanvi family,although her ancestral home is in Bamnoli village of Jhajjar district. Her father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a physician and scientist at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), while her mother, Dr. Neelam Chhillar, is also a medical doctor and departmental head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences
Chhillar studied at St. Thomas’ School, New Delhi and was the all India CBSE topper in English subject in class 12, and scored 96 percent in her boards. She cleared the All India Pre Medical Test (now, NEET) in her first attempt.
Chhillar is fluent in Hindi and English, apart from her mother tongue, Haryanvi.She is a trained Kuchipudi dancer, and had acquired her training under Raja and Radha Reddy.