In a heart-breaking development, Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu's father named Pritam Singh Sandhu on Friday passed away at the age of 57. As per initial reports, Harnaaz Sandhu's father Pritam Singh Sandhu died due to cardiac arrest in the wee hours at his Kharar residence. Reportedly, Harnaaz's father Pritam slept on Thursday night following the usual routine, however, did not wake up the next morning. Following that Pritam Singh was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead. The doctors informed the family that Harnaaz Sandhu's father's death reason might be cardiac arrest.

For those who are unaware, Pritam Singh was a native of Batala sub-division in Gurdaspur district, and he shifted to Kharar many years back. His wife is a government doctor. Reports further suggest that Harnaaz was in Mumbai when Pritam Singh breathed his last. Miss Universe 2021 has been informed about her father's demise and she is currently on her way back home. The cremation will be held in Balongi village at about 4pm on Friday.

The 70th Miss Universe beauty pageant which took place at Eilat, Israel was won by India’s Harnaaz Sandhu. Harnaaz brought the crown back home after 21 years. Before Harnaaz, only two Indian beauties clinched the crown – Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000. Harnaaz was born on 3 March 2000 in Chandigarh in a Sikh family. She did her schooling at Shivalik School in Chandigarh and did higher Education at Government College Girls Chandigarh. Her father's name is Paramjit Sandhu and her mother's name is Ravinder Kaur Sandhu. Her mother is a Gynecologist in Government Hospital, Chandigarh. Talking about her mother, she revealed that she is a great source of inspiration for her.

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