Chillar, who is from Haryana, had earlier this year won the Femina Miss India 2017.
Miss World 2016 victor Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle gave away the crown to the victor. Earlier this evening, Manushi had also won the title of Beauty with a goal at the Miss World 2017 pageant.
Stephanie Hill of England and Andrea Meza of Mexico finished as runners-up.
Everyone around the world is today talking about Miss World 2017, and India specifically is celebrating as Manushi Chhillar wins the coveted title of Miss World after 17 years and became the sixth Indian woman the pageant. Manushi Chhillar defeated 108 contestants from other countries and was crowned the new Miss World in Sanya City Arena in China. To this, the daughter of doctor parents in Haryana aptly replied:"A mother deserves the highest respect".
The Miss World Organization's (MWO) Beauty with a objective program helps the contestants raise funds for their chosen beneficiary. It's not always about cash but also the love and respect that we give to someone. Winning the Miss World title is now not just my dream, but also that of my family and friends. "I think it is the job of a mother that deserves the biggest salary".
Ahead of the competition, she told PTI, "Though I was a medical student, I never had a plan B".