Shirin Akhtar Shila has been crowned Miss Universe Bangladesh at the grand finale of the first-ever competition in the country.
The winner was crowned by Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen, who herself won the title of Miss Universe in 1994.
At the same time, Alisha Islam was named the first runner-up and Jessia Islam the second runner-up.
The winner Shela will represent Bangladesh in the main event of 68th Miss Universe competition, to be held in United States this December. This will be the first time Bangladesh will participate in the main event of the competition.