Coimbatore's very own Shalu Raj has won the Mrs.Tamil Nadu regional title, and also was announced the second Runner-Up (out of 14 finalists) for the Mrs.South India title at the Mrs. South India 2023 pageant organized by Pegasus Global Pvt Ltd at Le Meridien, Kochi on Jan 16th. 


This event was presented by Unique Times and DQUE. 


Jebitha Ajit, MD, Pegasus, Ajit Ravi, Chairman, Pegasus and Sreeram Bharath, Principal Commissioner-Ministry of Finance, New Delhi crowned the winners of Mrs. South India pageant. 


The winners of Mrs.South India pageant were presented with a gold crown designed by Parakkat Jewellers.

Shalu Raj who is a multi-faceted personality also bagged 4 subtitles at the pageant including Mrs.Diligent, Mrs.Fitness and Mrs.Promising Model at the pageant.


Addressing the press and media about this on Thursday, Shalu Raj said that she dedicates this victory to her family and to Tamil Nadu.


It was learned that her question about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at the Business Conclave session, and her opinion about formulating stricter laws to reduce juvenile rape in India at the pageant made the judges decide that she is more than just a pretty face.

Shalu who is an entrepreneur said that she is in plans to hire underprivileged women as staff in her cafe, and also empower them with adequate coffee-industry knowledge.


"I am in Rotary Club and I have personally done charitable activities for which I don't wish to blow my own trumpet but I will be concentrating more on creating awareness about sanitary pads among women in rural parts of Coimbatore, and also do lots of social work benefitting women in the coming days," she said.

Shalu is a trained classical dancer, Founder & Creative Director of Vivaha-The Luxxe Wedding Pvt Ltd, a coffee blogger and Director of She Brews Club Cafe, Coimbatore & Avinashi.


Going forward, she will be competing for the Mrs.India Global title representing Tamil Nadu and South India in two months' time.


It must be mentioned that she has already won Mrs.Tamilnadu Fitness 2022 Award, Wonder Women Icon 2022 Award &  Times of India Excellence Award 2021.