Himangini was born in Kanpur, U.P Kshatriya family of Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
She completed her education from Shri Gujarati Samaj, Ajmera Mukesh Nemichandbhai English medium school, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
I Am She 2010
She was formerly a contestant and a Top 10 finalist in the first edition of I Am She held in 2010, India's national pageant for sending its winners to Miss Universe pageant.
Miss Asia Pacific World 2012
She was appointed as India's representative to Miss Asia Pacific World 2012. On 16 June, she was crowned as Miss Asia Pacific World 2012 by Diana Starkova of Ukraine, beating the other 19 semi-finalists come from five continents.