Alexa Jessia, contestant for ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh’

Dhaka, Saturday   07 December 2019

Jessia, contestant for ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh’

 Entertainment Correspondent

 Published: 02:37 PM, 17 October 2019   Updated: 02:38 PM, 17 October 2019

Jessia Islam

Jessia Islam

Jessia Islam, popular face of media showbiz, became the ‘Miss World Bangladesh’ in 2017. Then she took part in ‘Miss World’ beauty pageant in China where she placed in the top 30. But that’s all old news. What’s new? 

It is learned that Jessia is participating in the ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh’ beauty pageant. Not only that, she is now in the top 10, trailing 1,500 contestants. 

Apart from Jessia, the other contestants are — Shirin Shila, Tamanna Ishrat Sohani, Maria Mumu, Sanowar Tayefa, Afla Arman, Irana Ishrat, Smriti Akter, Alisha Islam and Toshiba Anita Islam. 

Regarding Jessia’s participation, the organizers told that “even if someone participates in another competition, there is no barrier to participating in ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh’”. 

From then on, Jessia registered and participated in the normal process. And the thing we knew after the list of top 50. She then placed in top 10 by her own qualification, the organizers said.  

The grand finale of the first edition of ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh’ will be held on October 12. Sushmita Sen, winner of ‘Miss Universe’ 1994 and Bollywood’s famous actress, will crown the winner of the event.