Manya Singh (Miss India 2020 1st Runner-Up)
Manya Singh is an Indian model, and she has won VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 1st Runner-Up title. She could not attend school from class 3 to class 8, due to the lack of finances. When she was 14 years old, she decided to escape from her home. She started working at Pizza Hut in Mumbai and worked as utensils cleaner, and with her salary, she continued her studies. In her class 10, she scored 80%, and she received the best student award in class 12. During her graduation, she prepared for the UPSC exams. Manya auditioned for ‘Campus Princess’ a beauty pageant for more than 10 times, but she could not clear the first round in any of them. She has walked the ramp in many renowned fashion shows like Times Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week. She has worked as a model for print advertisements like Ahilya fine silver jewels. She was crowned as Miss India Uttar Pradesh in 2020. Manya represented Uttar Pradesh in VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 contest, and on 10 February 2021, she was declared as 1st Runner-Up in the beauty contest. In her leisure time, she loves to read books, travel, and dance. She could not take grooming classes for Miss Uttar Pradesh beauty pageant due to her poor financial condition. She used to observe female models and learnt catwalk through YouTube videos. She is an animal lover and posts pictures with various animals on her social media account. On her Instagram account, she has endorsed various brands like Sephora and Staunch India.