All About Miss World 2000 From India

Miss World 2000, the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 November 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, UK. The pageant's swimsuit segment was filmed in the Maldives.

The pageant was the first since the death of pageant owner Eric Morley, whose widow Julia Morley assumed responsibility for the event. The pageant had 95 contestants, the highest number of Miss World participants ever. This was surpassed in 2003.

The pageant was won by Priyanka Chopra of India, at the age of 18. She is the fifth Indian Miss World and the second consecutive winner from her country. Internationally, Chopra reigned alongside Miss Universe 2000 titleholder Lara Dutta and Miss Asia Pacific 2000 titleholder Dia Mirza, both also of India. 2000 is the fifth and (as of 2015) final year that Miss World and Miss Universe were won by the same country, following France (1953), Australia (1972), Venezuela (1981), and in 1994, when the two titleholders were also Indians, Sushmita Sen (Miss Universe) and Aishwarya Rai (Miss World). Chopra became the fourth Indian winner of Miss World in seven years.