Nepal’s Namrata Shrestha emerging as a front runner at Miss World 2021

01 Dec 2021 | Camilla Suarez

The 70th edition of Miss World pageant, Miss World 2021, is set to be held on 16th December 2021 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico where Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica will crown her successor at the end of the event finale. There was no pageant held in 2020 due to the rampant spread of Covid-19 across the world.

While all the delegates have been exceptionally impressive this year, Miss World Nepal 2021 Namrata Shrestha has been emerging as one of the front runners this year.  Right from an emotional departure from her home country to a stylish arrival in Puerto Rico, Namrata has been acing her looks.



The diva has also been standing out at dinners, rehearsals and the ongoing pre-pageant activities. As a part of the Group 1 in the head to head challenge, the diva outshined in the batch. In her presentation video, she talked about destiny, emotions and dreams. She shared about her dream of being Miss World and her journey towards brining Nepal to the Miss World platform. She mentioned that awakening her inner child as a kindergarten teacher she became inspired and ready to reclaim her dreams.

On being asked about what next dreams she wants to achieve, she beautifully replied that, “Now another dream of leaving an impact on the world through Miss World.” She was also asked on how she would address a climate change conference, to which Namrata beautifully answered, “If I were to be in the conference not only as an individual but as a title holder as well, I would urge everybody to be aware of our actions regarding pollution. We as individuals can leave an impact on the communities, and the communities leading to nation and eventually the world. It is our responsibility to take care of our planet for which we have no replacement. If we respect nature, the nature will respect us back.”



24 years-old Namrata is currently studying for a Post Graduate Degree in Sociology and is working as a Kindergarden Teacher, one day she would like to open her own school. She also has a passion for belly dancing and the arts, which is always why for the talent auditions held recently, the diva showcased belly dance mixed with Nepali moves.

The diva’s motto in life is, “I don’t wait for things to happen, I make them happen.” She performed with absolute sincerity and dedication at the national contest, last year. This was her second try at the national competition as she participated in Miss Nepal 2016 and is definitely emerging as a strong contender at the international platform as well.