Enhancing the world of beauty and glamour, fbb Femina Miss India 2016's winners were proudlyannounced by Bollywood Super Star Shahrukh Khan in a glittering and scintillating ceremony at Yash Raj Studios on April 9th. The winner of the pageant will be seen representing our country at Miss World 2016.
Priyadarshini Chatterjee of Delhi was crowned as FBB Femina Miss India World 2016, Sushruthi Krishna from Bangalore was announced fbb Femina Miss India 2016 1st Runner up and Lucknow’s Pankhuri Gidwani was crowned fbb Femina Miss India 2016 2nd Runner up.
The jury panellists included eminent personalities from the fashion and film industry like Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt, beautiful actress Yami Gautam, ace designer Manish Malhotra, young Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor, Director Kabir Khan, gorgeous actress Amy Jackson, Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna, Sensational tennis player Sania Mirza, Internationally renowned designer Shane Peacock, Bollywood Producer Ekta Kapoor who had a tough time choosing the winners. The finalists were judged on the basis of various parameters like talent, intelligence, poise and elegance.
The whole event was a visual treat and was celebrated with a lot of style and elegance.The audience witnessed a stunning dance performance by the young Bollywood heart-throb Varun Dhawan which was a mixK of Comedy, Romance and action. Celebrated Singer and Star Rapper Badshah also wooed the audience with his energetic performance with the finalists walking the ramp with his live performance. The show had just begun. Up next we saw Bollywood Actor Shahid Kapoor who was seen performing on his superhit songs and left them asking for more.
The evening became sexier and more charming when the Gorgeous Actor Jacqueline Fernandes hit the floor and wooed the audience with her moves. The finalists then walked to the songs of Popular Bollywood singer Sunidhi Chauhan for their Final Gown round, where the winners were declared. Actor Tiger Shroff captivated the audience with his high energy performance and definitely left the audience amazed with his dance moves.
The show was hosted by ace film maker Karan Johar and Manish Paul who kept the audience in splits throughout the evening. The 21 gorgeous finalists were introduced in gorgeous Indian couture collection by Anju Modi from the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ fame. Anju Modi's collection was a visual feast of old world classic and elegance meets contemporary. The silhouettes were trimmed mermaid shaped and circular in jewel tones of hues of pinks, crimsons, teals, and greens, with Hand crafted embroidery of zardosi in antique gold and crystals.
They were then seen sashaying the ramp in the special collection of fbb created by Namrata Joshipura. Inspired by the season’s shades and floral motifs, Namrata Joshipura had designed a classy set of ensembles for India’s Fashion Hub fbb. The collection highlights iconic styles in jumpsuits, skirts, tops, dresses, culottes and shirts.
The finalists walked the ramp in the Breath-taking gowns designed by Falguni and Shane Peacock in which the three winners were crowned. Falguni and Shane Peacock's Collection was a display of Gowns fit For the Gala, with its stunning crystal embroidery on sheer Net. The Gorgeous gowns were seen in colors like Champagne Gold, Midnight Blue, Teal, Black and Maroon. The night became even more special as Shahrukh Khan entertained the gorgeous finalists and the audience with his charm and humor as he promoted his upcoming most awaited movie of the year 'FAN' before announcing the winners of the pageant.
fbb, India’s fashion hub is excited to be the title sponsor of this pageant and this association gives an active push in the brands mission to make India thoda aur stylish. Ruparel Realty has come on board as the Powered By sponsor and they believe in creating iconic lifestyles for the icon in you! The pageant is in association with Talent Partner Mobstar. Aloe Veda with the brand philosophy to Discover True Beauty is the Skin Care Partner.
After the overwhelming response to the 18 city auditions and 3 city pageants, the grand finale was an exceptionally successful event which has given wings to the larger – than – life aspiration to millions of young women out to redefine their destiny.
Miss India Organization has not only lived up to its reputation of producing beauty icons but also has gone on to become a platform for launching young talent into the Indian Glamour Industry. The Grandeur of Miss India Organization is such that one doesn’t necessarily need to be a winner to become famous. Not just films and television, these beautiful girls are also the face of many major lifestyle, fashion and luxury brands in our country. With a dynamic, holistic and rigorous training program for the contestants, the gratification the winners stand to gain is expected to run into crores and a fame that transcends everything else, and will stand steady for times to come.