New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): After a wait of 17 long years, Indian model Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World 2017 crown. Since yesterday's announcement, many Bollywood celebs and public figures have congratulated her on winning the prestigious event. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Dia Mirza and others spoke on the special day for the young girl of Haryana. Actress Shilpa Shetty expressed her happiness on the 21-year-old girl from Haryana winning the crown, by saying that she is such a beautiful girl and India has won the title after a wait of 17 long years and it’s a happy news for all the people of the country. Meanwhile, many celebrities took to their Twitter handles to congratulate Manushi on becoming Miss World 2017. The Megastar Amitabh Bachchan congratulated Manushi by writing, "T 2715 - A Miss World in our world .. ! Pride and felicitations. Manushi Chillar congratulations !!" Model-turned-actress Dia Mirza, who won the title of Miss Asia Pacific in the year 2000, took the pride in the winner and tweeted, "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar! May your beautiful smile and grace always win over the world and help make a positive change #MissWorld2017 #India." Veteran actor Anupam Kher tweeted, "Dear @ManushiChhillar!! Thank you for bringing that crown back to India after 17years. Thank you for your amazing answer about mothers. Congratulations. India awaits to welcome you with colours of love, warmth & pride. Jai Ho." Sharing the same pride, Arjun Kapoor tweeted, "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar well done." Actress Neha Dhupia, who wore the crown of Femina Miss India in 2002, wrote, "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar. we knew you had all the qualities to conquer the world ever since we met u for the first time! You go girl! #missworld2017 #proudmentor." "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar - #MissWorld2017 Made India proud," wrote Riteish Deshmukh. 'Highway' star Randeep Hooda tweeted, "First they took #Sports & now #Glamour these #Haryanavi #women I tell are something else.. well done #ManushiChhillar #MissWorld2017 !! @ManushiChhillar" Indian model Manushi Chhillar won the title of Miss World, after 17-long years. Actress Priyanka Chopra was the last Indian to win Miss World in 2000.