Lesser known facts about Sahara Basnet

28 Nov 2017 | Akshita Jain

It was an imperishable moment when five girls were chosen from Nepal to represent their native country at international level and Sahara Basnet is one of them, representing Nepal in Miss Asia Pacific International 2017 happening in Philippines. She is not only a beautiful face but has proven her worth by bagging the title of Miss Intellectual as well in Miss Nepal 2017. 

After winning the title of Miss Asia Pacific Nepal 2017, Sahara came in limelight and became a celebrity within few hours. How about we share some intriguing facts about this gorgeous beauty from Nepal?


Lesser known facts about Sahara Basnet


First timer

Sahara Basnet bagged the title of Miss Nepal Asia Pacific International 2017 in July and became the first girl from her country to represent Nepal at this competition. Before this, there were only three titles in Nepal - Miss Nepal World, Miss Nepal Earth, and Miss Nepal International.

Her education

She is born and raised in Lalitpur, Dhobhighat and completed her graduation in Business Management from Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM). She was quite popular in her college because of her looks and beautiful aura.

Football lover

In her spare time, Sahara likes to watch football and play football and video games. She is also a part of governing body of Football and the Nepal Olympic Committee in the capital city, Kathmandu.


Lesser known facts about Sahara Basnet


Advocate gender equality

Sahara calls herself a person full of passion powered by the vision of women empowerment and gender equality. She wants to change the mindset of people who believe in spreading fear among others to achieve their goals.

Her project ASHA

This Nepali beauty is the co-founder of project Asha (Hope), a social project that helps penurious people to uplift their living standard. In Nepal, beauty pageants aim to empower Nepali women, facilitate progress in Nepal, and present Nepal positively all over the world.

Her success mantra

Sahara believes that success is not about how much money you make but is about how much difference you make in others’ life.  

No make-up beauty

Sahara doesn’t believe in putting much makeup as she is a firm believer in natural beauty. She likes to highlight her eyes with liner complimenting it with pink lips. Her adorable smile and ingenuous charm is the best makeup for her.


Lesser known facts about Sahara Basnet