Bishesh Huirem, a popular transgender actor from Imphal, Manipur has been selected to represent India in the Miss International Queen 2016 to be held in Pattaya, Thailand on 9th Nov 2016.
Miss International Queen is the world’s most recognisable beauty pageant for transgender women is held annually in Pattaya City, Thailand since its inception in 2004. Altogether 30 contestants were selected from different parts of the world.
It all started when she participated in the first Miss Transgender Manipur, when she was barely 14 years old in the year 2000. And till now, to her credit has won it five times in a row. She also is one of the most sought after actors in Manipur.
Her rise to international stardom is a testament to the fact that all genders find acceptance in Northeast India.