Rewati Chetri crowned Miss International India 2016
The gorgeous ‘Gorkhali Gabhuru’, Asom Xontan and Pride of the North East Rewati Chetri was crowned Miss International India 2016 in its first edition of the beauty pageant that took place at Novotel Hotel in Pune on Sunday night. She bagged the title defeating 16 other contestants and will now represent India at the Miss International 2016 pageant happening next month in Tokyo, Japan.
23-year-old Rewati was born to Baburam Chetri and Mrs. Bina Chetri born and was brought up in a small town of Haflong, Assam. She attended her schooling from St. Agnes’ Convent High School, Haflong and graduated in commerce degree from Lumding College, Lumding.
The full-time supermodel and also an actress, was a top 10 finalist at Femina Miss India 2015 pageant where she won Miss India Miss Popular and Miss Multimedia subtitles. Rewati represented India at World Miss University 2016 pageant, held in Beijing, where she bagged the continental crown of Miss Asia University.
In July, she made her debut film in a Hindi flim “Gangs of Northeast”, directed by Rupak Gogoi and co-produced by Sanjive Narain and Kenny Lyngdoh Talang.
Speaking about the achievement, the super model said, "I must thank my friends and supporters whose blessings led me to Miss India taht happened last year. I cannot name all of them but I sincerely acknowledge the immense support from my family and closed friends who stood by me in thick and thin. I must credit the social media enthusiasts and North Eastern print and electronic media for their publicity and support that made the way for me to crown Miss International India."
The super model further added, "I am now called ‘Gorkhali Gabhuru’ joni from the famous lyrics of Mahamanab Asom Ratna Dr, Bhupen Hazarika – the legend dedicated to Gorkhali beauty of Assam at Kapili river. I must thank my people back home for awarding me this title and keeping me in their prayers and blessing me through out. I will try my best to bring home The Miss International 2016, which will be the 56th Miss International pageant; it will be held on October 27th, at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of most prestigious and premier pageant in the word founded by the Japanese."