Harnaaz Sandhu is an Indian model who is the winner of the title of Miss Universe 2021 beauty pageant, held on 12 December 2021 in Eilat, Israel.In 2006, her family moved to England, but after spending two years there, they came back to India. They lived in Chandigarh and Harnaaz did her education in the city. She started her modelling journey during her teens. She participated in a number of modelling and fashion events and eventually got directed toward the pageant. Harnaaz Sandhus childhood picture with her brother.Harnaaz Sandhu earned her first beauty title by becoming the Miss Chandigarh 2017. She also won the Timesfreshface Miss Chandigarh in the same year.In 2018, Harnaaz Sandhu emerged as the Miss Max Emerging Star India. The Grand Finale of Max Emerging Star 2018 was held at Infiniti Mall in Malad, Mumbai. The star-studded finale included megastars Terence Lewis, Dabboo Ratnani, and Project Head Max Emerging Star, Marc Robinson. The title of Mr. Max Emerging Star 2018 was given to Imtiaj Haque from Bhubaneshwar and Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu from Chandigarh. Harnaaz Sandhu with a fellow winner of Max Emerging Star 2018.Next, Harnaaz Sandhu participated in the Femina Miss India 2019 beauty pageant. While competing with 29 other candidates from across the country, she ended up being in the Top 12 position. The contest was held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai, India.According to Harnaazs father, initially, he was unaware of the fact that Harnaaz was interested in participating in beauty contests. Harnaaz, along with her mother and brother, hid it from her father until she won her first contest. Harnaazs father shared this story with the media and said, When she participated in her first pageant, her mother and brother hid it from me. It was only after she won that they told me of this interest of hers. I immediately told my daughter that there was no need to hide her interests. Times have changed and she must do what she is good at..In 2021, Harnaaz Sandhu qualified as one of the top 50 semifinalists of Miss Diva 2021. On 23 August 2021, she was selected among the Top 20 finalists of the competition. During the introduction round, Harnaaz Sandhu introduced herself as, From a young girl with fragile mental health who faced bullying and body shaming to a woman who emerged like a phoenix, realising her true potential. From an individual who once doubted her own existence to a woman who is aspiring to inspire the youth. Today, I stand proudly in front of the Universe as a courageous, vivacious and compassionate woman who is all set to lead a life with a purpose, and to leave behind a remarkable legacy..Harnaaz Sandhu aced every round of the competition with her intelligence and charm and became one of the top 5 finalists of the competition. During the final question-answer round, she was asked to deliver a speech on the topic of Global Warming and Climate Change, to which she conveyed, One day, life will flash before your eyes, make sure its worth watching. However, this is not the life you want to watch, where the climate is changing and the environment is dying. It is one of the fiasco that us humans have done to the environment. I do believe that we still have time to undo our irresponsible behaviour. Earth is all we have in common and our small acts as individuals when multiplied by billions can transform the whole world. Start now, from tonight, switch off those extra lights when not in use. Thank you..Judges at the Miss Diva 2021 were highly impressed with Harnaaz Sandhus pageant journey and eventually, she was crowned Miss Diva 2021 (Miss Diva Universe) by the outgoing titleholder Adline Castelino.During the Miss Diva 2021 beauty pageant, Harnaaz won a few other titles including Miss Beautiful Skin, Miss Beach Body, Miss Beautiful Smile, Miss Photogenic, and Miss Talented.