Miss Universe Nepal 2021 Meet the Judges

30 Oct 2021 | Camilla Suarez

The Miss Universe Nepal organization is all set to host the 2021 edition of the national pageant tonight, where aspiring delegates from all over the country will compete against each other for the title and an opportunity to represent Nepal at Miss Universe 2021. The winner will succeed Miss Universe Nepal 2020 Anshika Sharma for the title.

The organization has recently introduced the all-female judging panel for the grand finale including six stunning and strong women responsible for the selection of Nepal’s next representative for the Miss Universe title. So, without any further ado, here are the judges for Miss Universe Nepal 2021 –

Sneh Rana

Sneh Rana is one of the pioneering makeup artist in Nepal. First recognized for her makeup skills in the 2003 Miss Nepal pageant and she hasn't looked back since. Having worked with supermodels – both in and out of Nepal – Sneh Rana is a perfect role model for any empowered woman. Currently, she works as a professional makeup artist at Sneh's Studio specializing in home, bridal, occasion and bridal makeup.

Ritu Singh Vaidya

Miss India 1991 Ritu Vaidya is a renowned name in the corporate world in Nepal. She represents Vaidya’s organization of Industries and Trading houses, as the Managing Director. A pageant veteran, Ritu represented India at the Miss World pageant and finished as a finalist. She was also adjudged as second runner-up Miss Asia World 1991.

Ishani Shrestha

Ishani is a former Miss Nepal who represented in Miss World 2013 and won Nepal’s first Beauty With A Purpose Award, ranking 5th in the overall competition. Currently, she is the Managing Director of Ratna Group, USA, Founder & Director of Dr. Sancho Clinic, Founder for Project Smile, where she has dedicated the past 10 years of her life to underprivileged women and children in health and education.

Sareeta Gyawali

A media personality, Sareeta Gyawali holds holds a Master's degree in TV broadcasting and communication. She started her career at a TV station in the USA and since then has worked at Nepal Television, Kantipur TV, AP1HD. Currently, she is a host of the morning show Galaxy 4K Nepal. She is also a Miss Nepal runner-up and social activist on issues related to women's empowerment. She believes that the newer generations should move ahead eliminating the bad norms of our culture while preserving and passing our tradition to our offspring.


Miss Universe Nepal 2021 Meet the Judges


Mannsi Agrawal

Mannsi Agrawal is a Corporate Trainer and Speaker, who loves sharing her thoughts. She is a TEDx Speaker, Distinguished Toastmaster, Communications Coach and Web Series Host. She also believe in the unparalleled power of the brain and how it is our greatest tool to manifest our best lives.

Indira Joshi

Singer, playback singer and stage performer, Indira Joshi has traveled 33 countries around the world and represented Nepal in various music festivals. She has been a judge in Nepal Idol for 3 seasons and is currently a judge at SaReGaMaPa Lil champs. A Youth Peace Ambassador for UPF, Indira is also a Goodwill Ambassador for Red Cross and NRNA's Blood Donations in Nepal.

Apart from the star studded panel of judges, the finale will be hosted by another two amazing women, Subeksha Khadka and Presca Udas. While Subeksha is a Compere Lady, model, entrepreneur, soon to be an actress, and a constant in Miss Universe Nepal, Presca is a wearer of many hats. She has/is working as a RJ, VJ, Emcee, TV host and also a dedicated project officer/educator with experience in the non-profit area.

The 2nd edition of the national pageant, will be hosted at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu and will stream live on Image Channel HD and Miss Universe Nepal's YouTube at 6 PM (NPT).