An NRI from the USA has been crowned Miss Teen Worldwide 2019. Esha Kode, a native of Vijayawada, settled in the US for the last two decades. The contestants from 20 countries have participated in the Miss Teen Worldwide 2019 competition held in Mumbai for five days from September 2nd. The competition was held in the five sections. In all the five sections, Esha has proved her skills and also satisfied the judges by answering to questions raised by them.
Esha has represented the event from the US. Esha performed a semi-classical dance to a Bollywood fusion melody “Naino wale..”, Deepika Padukone’s song from movie Padmavat. Esha selected this tune as she regards Deepika Padukone as the first Bollywood to publicly talk about the Mental Health Stigma which is close to her heart and thrives to promote awareness of the same through her non-profit organization Happy2Thrive in the future. Esha aspires to be a pediatric cardiac surgeon and at the same time follow her passion to promote the mental health awareness.