Miss India, then and now
There was a time when beauty queens from India were on a winning spree. The era of Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai heralded a dream, where every little girl in the country wanted to be a 'Miss India'. That fervor has faded ever since and a big win has clearly been missing. As 20 new hopefuls gear up to win the contest this year, we take a look back at some women who have held the crown in the past.