In the year of 1966 the 23 years old girl Reita Faria set three records at a time. Reita Faria became the first Indian Miss World and this was very proud moment for our nation. No woman from Asia has won this title before. She became the first Asian Woman who won the title of Miss World. Reita Faria was also the first Miss World winner who qualify as a doctor.
Reita Faria is an Indian model, doctor and title holder of various beauty pageant from Mumbai. But after one year of her winning of Miss World Crown in 1966, she decided not to do modelling. She rather started to concentrate in her medical study. After completion of her MBBS, she started her medical practice in London.
Later she married with her mentor David Powell in 1971 and they shifted in Dublin, Ireland in 1973.
She became judge in many beauty pageant including Femina Miss India and Miss World competition.
So Reita Faria is an icon and inspiration to every Indian girl. Though she is so beautiful but her simplicity is above all and has won the hearts of millions. She will always be the role model of every Indian girl who sees the dream to become next Miss World or Miss India.
Here you can see the rare video of that proud moment when Reita Faria became the First Indian Miss World.