Shirin Akter Shela has become the first Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019.
Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen crowned her in front of an excited crowd in Dhaka last night.
Alisha Islam and Jessia Islam have respectively become the first and second-runner up in the grand finale.
For the first time, Miss Universe Bangladesh has been organised in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The journey started when the registration began in July 2019.
The first round started with 12,000+ registrations, before the elimination process and then three months of boot camp. After these, the winner was finally chosen.
The franchise owner for Bangladesh Miss Universe is a consortium between RIZ events and Off Track & Trilogy.
Miss Universe Bangladesh will be the brand ambassador of Bangladesh as she will compete with participants from 130 countries in the 63rd edition of the competition proper in the USA this December.
Sushmita Sen, Bollywood actress; Tahsan Khan, singer; actor turned politician Akbar Hossain Pathan, known popularly as Farooque; Kaniz Almas, managing director, Persona; Tootli Rahman, president, Bangladesh Heritage Craft; Rubaba Dowla, founder, Pulse Health Care; Farzana Chowdhury, managing director, Green Delta Insurance; Rafiul Islam, managing director, Flora Bank; Dr Zareen Delawar Hussain and Athar Ali Khan, former cricketer.