Name:- Shristi Shrestha
Birth date :- October 18 , 1989
Residence :- Kathmandu , Nepal
Height :- 5 ft 9 inch
Occupation :- Model, Actress
Known as :- Miss Nepal 2012
Shristi Shrestha is popular Nepali actress debuted with blockbuster film “Gajalu ” opposite Anmol K.C. Before debuting as actress , Shristi was well known as ” Miss Nepal 2012 ” .She represented her hometown in Miss Nepal 2012 and there was able to grab the title Miss Nepal 2012. She was quite well known model abroad before she applied for the Miss Nepal. Shristi is also a theatre artist .She is brand ambassador of many brands in Nepal such as Gionee , Huawei mobile brands …
Childhood and Education
Shristi was born in October 18 , 1989 in Narayangardh , Chitwan. She then moved to UK with her family and lived there in Falmouth , Cornwall .She studied BSC Nursing in Truro College .She has already graduated in Nursing .
Miss Nepal 2012
Shristi Shrestha won regional title as “Miss Chitwan 2012 ” and thus , represented her hometown Chitwan in Miss Nepal 2015 .She conveted the title “Miss Nepal 2012” beating 16 contestants .She also won “Miss Confidence ” along the main title .
With the win , Shristi represented Nepal in Miss World 2012 held on August 18 , 2012 in Inner Mongolia , China .She was first Miss Nepal to reach to quarter finals of Miss World .She was placed 20th position in the peagant .Although , she was placed 20th in overall pageant , She was able to achieve 8th position in Beach Beauty .She was one of Top 10 contestants for Miss Multimedia award .She also won “Public Choice Award ” in the pageant.She has also been placed Top 10 Dancers of the world . She is first Miss Nepal to perform undoubtedly well in Miss World Paegant . Infact , there must not be any opposition to say , Shristi Shrestha raised standard for Miss Nepal in Miss World.
Modelling and Music Videos
Shristi was 19 when a photographer noticed her in Café of Cornwall .She used to work as waitress there .The photographer was fascinated by Shristi’s Beauty and offered her modelling project .She accepted the offer and was assigned to some modelling projects. Ever since then , She has been doing modelling projects around the world , Uk , Thailand , France , Spain and a lot more. She has also walked in ramp for London Fashion Week . As for Nepal , She has walked in various ramp shows including TGIF Nepal Fashion Week .
Shristi debuted her acting career in music video with Kabhi Jo badal barse unplugged in India. She looked stunning throughout the video .But , some erotic scenes in the video earned lots of criticisms from Nepalese viewers.
Watch the video here :
She is featured in many Nepali music videos such as “Sadai Sadai ” by Bandana Adhikari .She is highest paid model when it comes to music videos .She charges 1 lakh for a music video !!!
Theatre and Filmy Career
Shristi learnt acting from Mandala theatre .She made her Theatre debut with Nepali Adapatation of William Shakespeare ” Hamlet “.She played a character of Ojashwi .The play took place in different places of Nepal .It took place in London aswell .The play garnered positive review for Shristi Shristi .Her performance was well acclaimed .
As for Film Industry , She debuted to Nepalese film Industry with Gajalu opposite Anmol K.C which was a blockbuster. She played the role of Kumari in the film .She justified her role in the film .However , people criticized her onscreen chemistry with Anmol KC. The film garnered positive reviews and so did Shristi’s performance .It is heard that Shristi was paid 5 lakh for the project .
Shristi is currently not bonded in any other film aside a unnamed project of Vinay Shrestha who approached her but ultimately backed off after Shristi demanded 7 lakhs for the film. It is also known that Shristi then decreased her demand to 3 lakhs but it’s not sure if she is finalized for the film.
Endorsements and Ads .
Shristi has been brand ambassador of international as well as domestic brands .She is brand ambassador of American wrist watch ” Kobold ” .Along with this , she is ambassador of Huawei mobile phones for Nepal .She has also endorsed Meghauli Serai Resort in Chitwan .
Rumours and Controversy
Rumours that Shristi was called up from UK and her win was already fixed was heard in her reign .This caused major controversy and raised question to impartiality of Miss Nepal Peagant . Also , Most of Nepalese were fascinated by beauty of Shristi Shrestha and questioned on her nationality .
Most of people assumed Shristi might have gone under knife .People say she has undergone plastic surgery for her nose and lips as it seems different from before .Shristi has not talked anything about her plastic surgery .
Major Controversy took between Shristi and Journalist in promotion of Gajalu .Shristi got pissed off with unmannered question of the journalist .Its true that Journalist acted in a inappropriate way but being a public figure , Shristi could have dealt it properly .This caused major controversy and the video went viral .
Shristi is openly in relationship with Saugat Malla .Their relationship also caused major issue as the rumoured girlfriend of Saugat Malla threatened him to leave Shristi otherwise she would acid attack .READ IN DETAIL .The matters seems to have been closed and they seem to be happy relationship .
Medias report that Shristi often comes to set of Saugat Malla to meet him .We cant wait to watch them together onscreen aswell !!!
Lesser Known Facts
- She is brand ambassador of American wrist watch ” Kobold ”
- She loves reading books
- She had awkward first kiss .She says she had her first kiss in beach of Cornwall .
- She loves travelling