Published:  01:58 AM, 25 October 2019 Last Update: 04:30 AM, 25 October 2019

'Miss Universe Bangladesh'

'Miss Universe Bangladesh' Bollywood Actress Ms Sushmita Sen crowned Shirin Akter Shela the first 'Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019'. -Collected

 "Shirin Akter Shela" was named the first 'Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019' on Wednesday. Born on January 1, 1999, out of the top 10, "Shirin Akter Shela" came first and was crowned by Ms. Sushmita Sen in front an excited crowd in Dhaka.

Ms. Shela is a 3rd year student of Physics department of Dhaka University. She is from Thakurgaon district and has both social & career related ambitions.

This is the first time Miss Universe Bangladesh has been organized in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Winner of the first Miss Universe Bangladesh "Shirin Akter Shela" will participate in the 68th Miss Universe to be held in USA in 08 December 2019".

The journey started from when the registration began in the end of July, 2019. The first round started with 12,000+ registrations then the elimination process started and then over the past three months of boot camp the winner was finally chosen. 

Ms. Susmita Sen said "I am super excited to join in this event. It is a momentous occasion because we are making history by sending the first ever representative of Bangladesh to Miss Universe. My heartiest congratulations to the winner and the entire participant. This is your moment of glory, seize it."


"Miss Universe Bangladesh", the franchise owner for Bangladesh Miss Universe, is a consortium between RIZ events, Off Track & Trilogy. Mr. Rizwan Bin Farouq is the Chairman of Miss Universe Bangladesh and Mr. Sohel A Chaklader Duke, Mr. Shafik Islam & Mr. Mithun Zaman are Directors of the Company.

Miss Universe Bangladesh will be the brand ambassador of Bangladesh as she will compete with 130 country participants in the 63rd Miss Universe in the USA this December and I am sure she will do very well", said Mr. Rizwan Bin Farouq, Chairman, and Miss Universe Bangladesh.

Judges of this grand event were Ms. Sushmita Sen, Bollywood Actor, Mr. Tahsan Khan, Singer, Ms. Kaniz Almas, Managing Director, Persona, Ms. Tootli Rahman, President, Bangladesh Heritage Craft, Ms. Rubaba Dowla, Founder, Pulse Health Care, Ms. Farzanah Chowdhury, Managing Director, Green Delta Insurance, Mr. Rafiul Islam, Managing Director, Flora Bank, Dr. Zareen Delawar Hussain, Mr. Athar Ali Khan, Former Cricketer/ Commentator, Star Faruque, Former Miss Ventura County California & Johnson County USA.


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