Mumbai, June 28: This beauty queen Hammasa Kohistani is a British model hailing from Afghanistan.
Kohistani came into limelight when she was crowned Miss England in the year 2005.
At the age of 18, Hammasa was crowned as the coveted Miss England 2005 beating 39 other competitors.
Kohistani was the first Muslim beauty contestant to be crowned as Miss England in 2005.
Hammasa Kohistani struggled hard in her personal and professional life, but she never gave up.
Hammasa worked hard crossing all the hurdles to reach her goal in life in the modeling world.
Kohistani was featured in Teen Vogue magazine in May 2006.
Kohistani’s childhood is strewn with the memories of Afghan civil war.
Hammasa Kohistani was born in 1987 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where her parents had been living as Afghan refugees.
A few years later, Kohistani was brought to Kabul by her parents where she spent her time in a conservative society.
In the year 1996, Hammasa Kohistani and her parents left Kabul to save their life from Taliban.
This time, it was United Kingdom where they took a sigh of relief.
They settled in UK and Hammasa’s father set up a fast-food business in Southall area of West London.
Kohistani is active on social media and has garnered more than 80, 000 followers on Instagram.