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Nehal Bhogaita is the first profoundly deaf girl to be crowned Miss India Worldwide 2013, in Malaysia, making history and breaking barriers. A big passion of Nehal’s life is dancing. Though she can’t hear, she feels the vibrations of the music through her feet and counts the beats. Nehal has been documented on BBC and Central news when she had participated in an international Bollywood dance competition Boogie Woogie which she had later won alongside her sister as the first ever UK Duet Champions 2006. In 2011 she entered Just Dance, an international competition on Star Plus and reached the UK’s Top 14. She had the opportunity of performing in front of Bollywood director and choreographer Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant. Nehal has also performed at the O2 Arena in London in a show alongside Atif Aslam and at the Krrish 3 première in London too. She has performed in a Diwali show alongside the Star Plus actors Karan Thacker and Krystle D’souza from the programme Ek Hazaro Mein Meri Behena Hai. Nehal has previously led a lottery funded dance project where she was able to teach other deaf and hard of hearing students how to dance. Nehal received an award titled ‘Differently Abled Superwoman 2014’ at the Medscape India Awards in Mumbai.