Parul Shah

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Parul Shah
Born Parul Quitola Shah
Dubai, UAE
Home town San Nicolas, Pangasinan, Philippines
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Title Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2015
Binibining Pilipinas Tourism 2014
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Grand International 2015
(2nd Runner-up and Best National Costume)
Binibining Pilipinas 2014
(Winner- Binibining Pilipinas Tourism 2014 and was appointed as Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2015)
Binibining Pilipinas 2013
(Top 15)
Turismo Pilipina 2008[1]

Parul Quitola Shah is an Indian-Filipino model and beauty pageant titleholder who represented her province of Pangasinan and was crowned Binibining Pilipinas Tourism 2014 at the Binibining Pilipinas 2014 pageant held on March 30, 2014 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines. Parul was awarded the title with Mary Jean Lastimosa, Miss Universe Philippines 2014; Mary Anne Bianca Guidotti as Binibining Pilipinas International 2014; Yvethe Marie Santiago as Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2014; and Kris Tiffany Janson as Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2014.[2] In 2015 she is now as Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2015.

Career

Pageantry

She competed at the Binibining Pilipinas 2013 pageant and was chosen as one of the 15 Semi-Finalists.[3] She decided to once again compete in Binibining Pilipinas and entered the 2014 edition on 30 March 2014, where she was crowned Binibining Pilipinas Tourism 2014 by the outgoing titleholder Binibining Pilipinas Tourism 2013, Joanna Cindy Miranda. However she could not compete in the said pageant as the pageant never happened. Parul Shah was handpicked to represent the Philippines at Miss Grand International 2015,[4] where she placed Miss Grand International 2015 Third Runner-up.

Shah represented the Mountain Province during the Turismo Pilipina 2008 pageant.[5][6]

Post pageantry

In 2016, Shah won the fifth season of The Amazing Race Asia with Maggie Wilson.[7][8]

Personal life

Shah was born in Dubai and graduated from the University of the Cordilleras with a BS in Nursing. She is fluent in English, Tagalog, Pangasinense, Hindi, and Arabic. She is the second of four siblings.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ Turismo Pilipina 2008
  2. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners at the Bb Pilipinas 2014 coronation night". Rappler. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Binibining Pilipinas 2013
  4. ^ http://thegreatpageantcommunity.com/2015/08/27/parul-shah-philippines-miss-grand-international-2015/
  5. ^ "PLDT presents 2014 Bb. Pilipinas pageant". philstar.com. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Ed Umbao (14 April 2013). "Parul Shah: Bb. Pilipinas #33 Profile, Bios, & Photos". Philippine News. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Villano, Alexa (October 13, 2016). "8 things to know about PH teams on 'Amazing Race Asia' season 5". Rappler. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Pinay beauty queens win 'Amazing Race Asia'". ABS-CBNnews.com. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Cindy Miranda
Binibining Pilipinas Tourism
2014
Succeeded by
Ann Colis
Preceded by
None
Binibining Pilipinas Grand International
2015
Succeeded by
Nicole Cordoves


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