Kiran Jassal Crowned as Miss Universe Malaysia 2016

30 Jan 2016 | Angelopedia

Kiran Jassal was crowned as Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 by the outgoing titleholder, Vanessa Tevi Kumares in the glistening coronation gala held on January 30’ 2016 after beating 13 other crown contenders in the Palace of the Golden Horses Hotel. She was also among our Top 5 favourites for the crown. Dhivya Dhyana was adjudged as the first runner-up while Lina Soong was titled as the second runner-up, Swarna Naidu was titled third runner-up and Nisha Sema finished as the fourth runner-up at the same event. The newly crowned beauty queen received RM 50,000 and sponsored prizes worth over RM200, 000.


Kiran Jassal Crowned as Miss Universe Malaysia 2016


The finale of Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 started with the contestant introduction, and then moving on to the Preliminary Competition – Swimsuit and Evening Gown. Based on the performance of the finalists during the Preliminary Rounds, the Top 5 finalists for the night were announced, who were - Kiran Jassal, Swarna Naidu, Dhivya Dhyana, Lina Soong and Nisha SemaIn addition to announcing the winners, there were also a series of Special Awards awarded under the following category to the contestants –


Kiran Jassal Crowned as Miss Universe Malaysia 2016


Miss Talent: Lina Soong

Miss My Dentist Winning Smile: Swarna Naidu

Miss Body Beautiful: Swarna Naidu

Miss Photogenic: Dhivya Dhyana

Miss Congeniality: Nisha Sema

Miss Online Personality: Alicia Tan

This year, the Miss Universe Malaysia Organisation supported the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF). The organization not only raised funds but more significantly, created awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention among young women. A portion of the funds raised from Miss Universe Malaysia events will go to MAF’s treatment, care and support programme, which seeks to improve access to healthcare, support and welfare services for Malaysia’s underserved communities affected by HIV and AIDS, particularly women and children. Congratulations to all the winners!

Malaysia made its debut at Miss Universe in 2005 and has not placed even a single time, only time will tell whether Malaysia can break the drought this year. Did you like the newly crowned beauty queen? Where do you see her at Miss Universe 2016 as of now?