Urvashi Rautela is a model and Bollywood actress. She won Miss Universe India 2012 but was later dethroned as she could not meet the age requirements. She is seen in the Hindi film Singh Saab The Great (2013). She hails from Kotdwara, Uttarakhand.
Rautela made her debut at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week and appeared in TV and print ads including Lakmé Cosmetics, Ozel Lifestyle, Bhima Gold, LG and Levi's before shifting to pageants. In 2009, she competed at the Fact Universal Teen pageant, mentored by Diana Hayden. In 2011, she won the Indian Princess pageant & the title of Miss Asian Supermodel 2011 in South Korea. She later competed for and won the Miss Tourism Queen Of The Year International 2011 title 2011 in China, defeating 88 girls from different countries. She is also trained in five dance forms Bharathanatyam, Kathak, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Belly Dance and a national level basketball player.