Tuesday 26th September 2023

Nepal — The Emerging Face of Beauty!

Sushant participated in Mister & Miss Glamorous Icon 2018, where he was selected among the ‘Top 7 contenders’


Nepal — The Emerging Face of Beauty!

Nepal has been making some ripples in the international glamour world and this is evident with the recent success of some pageants and their winners.

Pageants like Miss Nepal North America 2018, Miss Nepal USA 2018 and Man of the year 2018 have taken opportunities for Nepal beyond the boundaries of the country.

By doing this, organizers are trying to bring out the talents of young Nepalis around the world, establish to the world that Nepal is a significant identity and keep non-resident Nepalis in touch with their motherland’s culture.


Let’s take a look at similar pageants that have carved a niche for Nepal.

Sushant Kaji Shrestha Wins Mister Internet Popularity:
Nepal’s heart-throb Sushant Kaji Shrestha bagged the special  title Mister Internet Popularity at the ‘Man of the Year 2018’ pageant.

Sushant Kaji Shrestha - Nepal - Man of the Year 2018

The charming lad was also successful in taking home other titles like Loo Chang Huat Model, Gold Haute Couture Model and Siam House Village Best Model.

To add to his list of attractive titles, he emerged as bronze medalist in Best Medalist in Best Vigor and Wildlife Photo Shoot Challenge as part of the Man of the Year 2018 pageant held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Shrestha is a Civil Engineering student from White House Institute of Science & Technology. Currently, he is a co-founder at Kaji Trading Co. Ltd., an online store.


This is not the first time Shrestha has participated in a glamor pageant. Earlier, he participated in Mister & Miss Glamorous Icon 2018, where he was selected among the ‘Top 7 contenders’. Shrestha later emerged as ‘Mister Kathmandu 2018’ in Mister & Miss Kathmandu 2018 pageant held in July 2018.

Mister Kathmandu 2018 Sushant Kaji Shrestha

The year of 2018 has been a ‘year of memorable achievements’ for Sushant Kaji Shrestha! We congratulate him and wish him more success for his future endeavors.

About Man of the Year:
Phirattapong Mooltribut from Thailand was conferred with the glorious ‘Man of the Year 2018’ title. ‘Man of the Year’ is a one-of-its-kind male pageant that is organized to find a suitable man that embodies the 5 characteristics, Masterly, Mindful, Manly, Masculine and Modern. The pageant is dedicated to the conservation of wild life.

Sanju Ghale Bags Miss Himalaya Nepal 2018
After Dilasha Neupane, Monica Ghale and Shrinkhala Khatiwada, Sanju Ghale donned a stunningly-bejeweled crown for Nepal.

Miss Himalaya Nepal Sanju Ghale

Along with winning the title of ‘Miss Himalaya Nepal 2018’, Sanju qualified titles like Miss Personality and Miss Multimedia.

Sanju was presented with a new scooter and a chance to perform at the event ‘New York Fashion’ in USA. Rakshya Acharya and Reeja Maharjan became first & second runners-up and won cash prizes worth Rs 50,000 and Rs 35,000.

Other than the winner and the runners-up, Monika Bajaj won the Viewer Choice Award.

Ayachu Shree Shrestha Becomes Kid Queen Nepal 2018
Ayachu becomes Nepal’s new young beauty queen to win a crown. Amidst all the lights and glam at the 16th Kid Queen Nepal, Achayu stood enjoying the limelight along with the runners-up. Shrestha also won the title of ‘Best Dress’.

Ayachu Shree Shrestha Kid Queen Nepal

The event was organized by Nepalese Fashion Home at the Rastriya Sava Griha. Kathmandu Metropolitan City Deputy Mayor Hari Prava Khadgi was invited as the Chief Guest for the event.

Priya Rani to Represent Nepal:
In the latest update, Nepal’s Priya Rani Lama is all set to represent her country at an international pageant, ‘Face of Beauty International 2018’.
Face of Beauty International 2018 - Priya Rani Lama - Nepal
The event is scheduled to begin on September 7, 2018 at the Indian capital, New Delhi. 28-year old Priya is a TV Presenter at Nepal 1 Television and Goodwill Ambassador for Sakshyam Foundation.

This will be Priya’s fourth appearance at a beauty pageant after her participation in Miss Purwanchal 2010, where she was conferred first runner-up.  Rani has also participated in Miss Nepal 2010 and Miss Nepal 2015.

We appreciate Rani’s enthusiasm for such events. Best of Luck Priya Rani!

About Face of Beauty International:
FACE OF BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL 2018The pageant of international fame was started in 2012 with the name ‘Miss Teen Face of Beauty International 2012’.

It aims to create young female leaders from across the world and encourages young women with the motive to ‘find beauty and become that beauty’.


While it is heartening to see the enthusiasm and determination of these pageant winners, it is also important to look at Nepal’s efforts in creating young change leaders for the betterment of its own country and the world at large.

We hope that its continued efforts will enable young men and women to establish themselves as confident, independent and capable individuals.

September 8, 2018 |

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

We are glad you have chosen to leave a comment. Please keep in mind that comments are moderated according to our Privacy Policy.

The buddha life journey and significance


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Sign up for more inspiring latest news, events, tourism, and more from Nepalisansar.