Anushka Banerjee

Freelance model, professional Kathak dancer and belly dancer. 23 and adventurous. My basic motto is to lift myself up, while lifting others.

Placed 2nd

in her group

Both Maxim Magazine and Jared Allen's Homes for Wounded Warriors would like to thank you for your help in supporting disabled veterans and their families.

Winner to be featured on the cover of

Everyone has a secret talent, what is yours?

My muscle memory is excellent. I can learn new choreography on the run! I have also worked in a short film as one of the leads.

If you were voted our cover girl, what would you do with $25,000?

I would love to open an academy for young girls in rural Maharashtra, who may not have received the same opportunities that I have been privileged to get. I would like to repay my parents for everything they have done for me, even though no amount would make up for the love and support they have given me. And lastly, a visit to the Galapagos islands to witness nature's greatest creations.