Asmi Shrestha is Miss Nepal 2016

Asmi Shrestha Crowned Miss Nepal 2016

Asmi Shrestha was crowned as Miss Nepal 2016 on the scintillating grand finale held on April 8, 2016 at the Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu, Nepal. She succeeds Evana Manandhar, Miss World Nepal 2015. Asmi Shrestha will now represent Nepal in the coming edition of Miss World 2016.

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Asmi Shrestha is Miss Nepal 2016

At the 21st edition of Miss Nepal, Barsha Lekhi was crowned as Miss International Nepal 2016 and Roshani Khatri was titled as Miss Earth Nepal 2016.

The newly crowned Miss Nepal 2016 (“The Hidden Treasures Miss Nepal”) will now serve as the Brand Ambassador of Fanta and WWF Nepal for one year during her reign. As the prize money Asmi Shrestha, Miss Nepal 2016 was also honoured with a sum of Rs. 100,000 for winning the Miss Nepal 2016 title. Miss Nepal was televised live via NTV & NTV PLUS.


This year 16 finalists competed to win the coveted crown of Miss Nepal 2016. They were- Anusha KC, Sajum Katuwal, Sachina Shrestha, Aayushma Shrestha, Roshani Khatri, Lazmee KC Pokharel, Soniya Sharma, Kushum Thapa Magar, Asmi Shrestha, Karuna Khadka, Sandipa Limbu, Barsha Lekhi, Nikita Shrestha, Ashma KC, Srijana Regmi, Prativa Dawadi, and Prerana Adhikari.


After the introduction round, the finalists were trimmed down to Top 11, who further competed in the Question and Answer Round. The Top 11 semi-finalists were:

  1. Srijana Regmi
  2. Barsha Lekhi
  3. Anusha KC
  4. Roshani Khatri
  5. Prerana Adhikari
  6. Sandipa Limbu
  7. Asmi Shrestha
  8. Soniya Sharma
  9. Namrata Shrestha
  10. Ashma KC
  11. Aayushma Shrestha

Thereafter the Miss Nepal 2016 semi-finalists were trimmed down to Top 5 finalists, which included-

  1. Namrata Shrestha
  2. Barsha Lekhi
  3. Roshani Khatri
  4. Asmi Shrestha
  5. Srijana Regmi


Four contestants in the Top 5 of Miss Nepal 2016 were in my final predictions of Miss Nepal 2016. You can catch my final hotpicks of Miss Nepal 2016 here at this link.

During the coronation night of Miss Nepal 2016 many special awards were also allocated to the contestants, amongst which following contestants emerged out as winners:

Miss Popular Choice- Aayushma Shrestha

Scholar of the Year- Prerna Adhikari

Best Evening Gown- Asmi Shrestha

Miss Confident- Roshani Khatri

Miss Personality- Roshani Khatri

Beauty with a Purpose- Prativa Dawadi

Miss Talent- Shrijana Regmi 

Asmi Shrestha, Miss Nepal 2016 is the student of BBA at Ace Institute of Management, Nepal. She has walked at the ramp of several fashion shows like Trendsetters, Nepal Fashion week and Timeless Paragon Classic Diamond Fashion show. She is also the face of Classic Diamond 2014.

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Ashmi Shrestha, Miss World Nepal 2016

Nepal has been giving a decent performance at Miss World pageant. In Miss World 2012, Shristi Shrestha placed as a Top 30 quarter finalist and grabbed Top 10 position at Multimedia Award and Top 10 place at Miss World Beach Beauty. Thereafter, Nepal also won the “Beauty with a Purpose” segment at Miss World through Ishani Shrestha, who also placed as a top 10 finalist at Miss World 2013 and won 2nd runner up in Multimedia segment. Since its participation Nepal has placed twice at Miss World.

Congratulations to the newly crowned (“The Hidden Treasures Miss Nepal”) winners of Miss Nepal 2016.

Also Read: Priyadarshini Chatterjee is Femina Miss India 2016


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