Stunning Leicester beauty Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide, the first deaf contestant to win the competition.
The 24-year-old from Abbey Lane, Leicester, beat off expat Indian beauties from as far afield as Nigeria and Malaysia to clinch the crown around the world to clinch the crown at the glittering event held in Kuala Lumpur.
During the pageant, the profoundly deaf Nehal performed a Bollywood dance routine using the vibrations of the songs' beats.
She was the first deaf contestant in the pageant's history and was crowned Miss India UK in October last year.
Nehal works as a beauty therapist and support worker for charity Action Deafness and had never modelled prior to taking part in the Miss India UK.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS