Surabhi Khanal anticipated to comeback for Miss Universe Nepal 2022

02 Jun 2022 | Camilla Suarez

As all the national organizations around the world gear up for their search of a representative for Miss Universe 2022, Miss Universe Nepal has also opened doors for aspiring divas from all over the country to apply for this year’s national pageant.

For Miss Universe Nepal 2022, one of the names anticipated for a strong comeback is of Surabhi Khanal. The diva was a part of the competition last year but for some reason she decided to quit the competition. Even though she couldn’t make it, the Khanal has been preparing over the past year.



Surabhi has recently been hinting towards her application this year as her runway coach trained enumeruous beauty queens, including former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen and Miss World Priyanka Chopra. She also collaborated for a stunning photo-shoot with renowned photographer Fadil Berisha, who is also the photographer for Miss Universe organization.

Not new to pageantry, the diva was one of the delegates at the 2020 edition of the competition and was also crowned Miss Nepal US 2019 along with bagging awards for Miss Photogenic and Beauty without Limit at the end of the event finale.

23 year-old Surabhi has a degree in Chemistry at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. She is very passionate and dedicated towards representing her country at international stage. She is also an activist, poet and TV anchor who shows immense potential to represent Nepal at the Miss Universe stage.



The diva has also been recognized as a Forbes 30 under 30 scholar for her work with her nonprofit. With her interest in entrepreneurship, she aspires to find an intersection between science and business where she wants to work as chemist and pursue her own entrepreneurial ideas.

She has been trying to educate people in her community about human trafficking. She is also the founder of the ‘Save Our Stars Foundation’ with their ‘MedLove Project’; a clinic that caters to a remote area and provides primary healthcare services and educational programs for underprivileged women in Samgha, Tanahun, Nepal.

She is positive, strong, confident, and very determined to use the platform to change something in society. She aspires to be a role model that everyone is proud of and when she looks back to her journey, she feels proud too. With her experience, strong performance, and dedication, Surabhi can be a strong contender for the title of Miss Universe Nepal 2022 if she decides to participate.

Despite the fact that Nepal's delegation has always been a big attraction, the country is still yet to win the Miss Universe title. Over the last few years, the country has produced some of the most powerful, beautiful, and inspirational beauty queens who have gone on to achieve international acclaim.