Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu recently visited actor Priyanka Chopra’s New York restaurant Sona. Harnaaz posted a photo on her Instagram stories that offers a glimpse of the menu. She was also enjoying a drink as there was a glass on the table next to the menu. (Also read | Harnaaz Sandhu says she would “love” to star in Priyanka Chopra’s biopic)
Harnaaz wrote: “Cheers to the amazing menu, staff and location (red heart emoji).” She also tagged the restaurant and its co-owner Maneesh M Goyal. For her outing, Harnaaz wore a long beige dress and high heels.
As part of their Instagram Stories, the fan account shared a picture of Haarnaaz seemingly posing with one of the restaurant’s chefs. Another person, Iftikar Ahmed, stood next to Haarnaaz as they smiled for the camera. Harnaaz is in New York to attend New York Fashion Week (NYFW) 2022.
Harnaaz has always talked about being a fan of Priyanka Chopra. On winning the title of Miss Diva 2021, she said, “I love Priyanka Chopra. So whatever I can learn from her. So I will always choose Priyanka.”
During an interview with Rediff at the same time, Harnaaz was asked about an Indian beauty queen she looked up to. She replied, “Priyanka Chopra has been my biggest inspiration. She created her own brand and represented India not only in beauty pageants but also with her acting and singing talent. She has made India proud and I hope to follow in her footsteps and bring back the glory the way she did.”
In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, Harnaaz was asked about the celebrity whose biopic she would like to star in. She said, “Priyanka Chopra. I would love to be a part of it. I think she has inspired me throughout her journey and she will continue to inspire millions of us.”
After Harnaaz won the Miss Universe 2021 crown, Priyanka congratulated her on Instagram. The actor shared a clip of the moment the host announced Harnaaz’s name and wrote a note for her. She said, “And the new Miss Universe is .. Miss India” and added, “Congratulations @harnaazsandhu_03 (for) bringing the crown home after 21 years.”