Miss World 2017 winner
Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle (top) put the crown on Miss India Manushi Chhilar (down) after she wins the 67th Miss World contest final in Sanya.NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images

The wait was too long but the moment was worth it. About 17 years after Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title, Manushi Chhillar created an almost déjà vu moment when she sat on the chair to be crowned Miss World 2017.

Giving a heartfelt response to the final question, the diva won the hearts of not only the judges but also of numerous people across the world.

Soon after her victory was declared, millions took to Twitter to congratulate the 21-year-old. Among them was Miss World 2000 winner Priyanka Chopra.

Reaching out to the winner, she tweeted: "And we have a successor!Congratulations @ManushiChhillar on becoming #MissWorld2017.. cherish and learn, and most importantly enjoy it.Bravo [sic]"

Former Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen took pride in the winner and said: "India wins Miss World 2017!!!! Congratulations @ManushiChhillar yipeeeee about time!!!! super proud!!!! #JaiHind" clearly extremely excited about the good news. [sic]

Sharing the same pride, Arjun Kapoor wrote on the micro-blogging site: "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar well done. [sic]"

Dia Mirza — another beauty queen-turned-actress — said: "Congratulations @ManushiChhillar! May your beautiful smile and grace always win over the world and help make a positive change ❤️ #MissWorld2017 #India [sic]"

Here are a few other celeb reactions: