The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 crown is grabbed by the beautiful Haryana girl Manushi Chhillar. Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir was declared the first runner up and the honor of becoming the second runner up went to Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.
Venue for this grand occasion was Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Daughter of doctor parents, the new Femina Miss India World 2017 Manushi Chhillar said, “The only thing I believe is certain in life is uncertainty and this is what is amazing about the pageant.”
The event held last night in the presence of many prominent personalities. All of the thirty participants of this sparkling gala event were mentored by Neha Dhupia, Waluscha De Sousa, Dipannita Sharma and Parvathy Omanakuttan.
Noticeably, the beauty pageant explored 30 states across the country and young girls from various places like Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, among others, participated. It was the first initiative made by the beauty pageant. Adding another first, the contestants wore an Indian dress designed by Manish Malhotra at the finale.
Apart from the main awards, Miss Active crown was given to Vinali Bhatnagar whereas Vamika Nidhi won the special award of ‘Body Beautiful’.
The pageant was judged by Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle, along with Bollywood stars like Arjun Rampal, Bipasha Basu, fashion designer Manish Malhotra, Abhishek Kapoor, Vidyut Jammwal, Ileana D’Cruz, among others.