Bangalore’s IT woman Sujatha Sharma breaks glass ceiling – wins the crown of Mrs. India Empress of the Nation 2023 pageant

Sujatha Sharma
Sujatha Sharma

INDIA:It wasn’t a dream nor on my goal list. A friend at work talked me into pursuing it. And when I made it to the finalist spot, I decided to give it my best! In hindsight, there have been no regrets just a desire sparked to do more each day.  It feels like a new door has opened and I am dreaming big now!”, smiles Sujatha Sharma, Winner of Diva Mrs. India Empress of the Nation 2023, in the Elite category. That’s not all – she also bagged the subtitle of ‘Mrs Shining Star’!

The 4th season of Mrs India Empress of the Nation by Diva Pageants, held on 18th June 2023 at The Hyatt Pune saw 50 Confident, Charming, and Charismatic women from all walks of life share the stage, leaving the audience in absolute awe that night.

 “The grooming and mentoring sessions have been an eye-opener.  Anjana & Karl Mascarenhas of Diva Pageants are very committed and passionate individuals who have created this platform for women to dare, dream & dazzle. They bring experts from different fields to give the best whether it is to Pageant walk with style or pose for a photo like a pro. It is every girl’s dream to walk that ramp like a DIVA once in a lifetime. In the end, everybody goes home a winner with a life skill and a desire to achieve more. Personally, for me, it was like a finishing school which came at the right age and time for me to break my limitations and explore new avenues”.

Actor, Neelam Kothari Soni led the Elite Jury along with Actor & Sports Presenter – Ridhima Pathak. Sandeep Singh – GM HYATT, Pune,  Swatee Kumar – C.A., Ovette Ricalde – International Pageant Director, Dr. Leena Gupta – Winner Mrs. India MIEN 2021, Cicilia Sanyal – Winner Mrs. India MIEN 2021, Farha Anwar – Mrs. Asia 2018, Karl Mascarenhas – Director DIVA Pageants,  were the esteemed judges for the evening.

Celebrity host & Actor, Aman Yatan Verma hosted this grand event with his customary verve and vigor. 

An ashtanga yoga practitioner, a dancer, a traveler, and a hardcore Bangalorean. Sujatha lives in the IT & Pub city with her family, two children, and pet parent of a dog & cat. Her husband, Krishnaraj Sharma and she both work in the IT sector. 

What next? “When dreams are gifted to you, it becomes a whole new reality to live, love and cherish. Winning the crown has become an inward journey of finding self. And now I am looking forward to what this crown holds in store for me! I aspire to inspire women to come out of their shells, find their talent & go after their dreams. Age is indeed just a number!”, signs off Sujatha.


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