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Femina Miss India 2023 Awards Night: Meet the sub-contest winners

The start-studded Femina Miss India 2023 Awards Night was held on Wednesday, March 22 at the Time Virtual Studio in Vile Parle, Mumbai. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska, who just arrived in Mumbai, attended the red carpet event wearing a beautiful traditional lehenga by Falguni Shane Peacock India. The glittering show also featured breathtaking performances and the Top 30 state winners' presentations in front of the judges consisting of former Miss India Neha Dhupia, fashion designers Sahil Kochhar and Pallavi Mohan, and director and choreographer Bosco Martis. Here are the sub-contest winners: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Femina Miss India (@missindiaorg) Times Miss Body Beautiful - Delhi, Shreya Poonja Times Miss Rampwalk - Kerala, Christeena Biju Bennett University Miss Sudoku - Union Territory, Navya Naveen Kalra Bennett University Miss IQ - Haryana, Meharmeet Kaur Niine Miss Congeniality - Telangana, Urmila Chauhan INIFD Miss Tal

Femina Miss India 2023: Meet the 30 contestants

Following several rounds of auditions across the country, the Top 30 state winners of Femina Miss India 2023 have been officially revealed. The national pageant is expected to hold its 59th edition this April at Imphal, Manipur, but the exact date of the final competition is yet to be announced. Last year's winner Sini Shetty of Karnataka, who will represent India at the 71st Miss World edition (Miss World 2023) in the UAE, will crown her successor at the end of the event. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Femina Miss India (@missindiaorg) After two years of online pageant activities due to the pandemic, this year's pageant will be held entirely in person. This is also the very first time in history for the grand coronation of Femina Miss India to be hosted in northeast India. The next Femina Miss India is expected to represent her country at the 72nd Miss World pageant. Meet the contestants: ANDHRA PRADESH - Gomathy Reddy ARUNACHAL PRADESH - T

Femina Miss India 2022 is Sini Shetty

The 58th Femina Miss India pageant was held on Sunday, July 3 at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. A 21-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer from Karnataka, Sini Shetty, bested 29 other contestants to win the title of Femina Miss India 2022. Rubal Shekhawat from Rajasthan and Shinata Chauhan from Uttar Pradesh were respectively named the first and second runners-up while Gargee Nandy and Pragnya Ayyagari completed the Top 5 finalists. Last year's winner and 70th Miss World Top 13 placer, Manasa Varanasi, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The new Femina Miss India holds a degree in accounting and finance, and currently pursuing CFA as a professional course. She will now prepare to represent India at the 71st Miss World pageant. Femina Miss India 2022 Top 3 Photos: Femina Miss India

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra welcomes first child with Nick Jonas

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra took to social media to announce that she has welcomed her first child with her husband. The Indian beauty shared: "We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family." Her post received an outpouring amount of congratulatory messages like one from her fellow Femina Miss India and Miss Universe 2000 winner, Lara Dutta. Priyanka was crowned Miss World 2000 at the age of 18 before becoming a famous actress in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She married American singer and actor Nick Jonas in December of 2018. Last year, she published her memoir "Unfinished", which reached The New York Times Best Seller list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Priyanka (@priyankachopra) Source: Priyanka Chopra / Instagram

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen wins Champions of Change Awards 2020

Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen has won a national award on Friday, April 16 for her contribution to social welfare and women empowerment. Founded in 2011, the Champions of Change is an Indian award for promoting Gandhian values (Swachata), community service, and social development. The beauty queen-turned-actress dedicated the award to Indian women whom she called the "nation's strongest backbone." "Let’s continue to take small steps & big changes will follow," she wrote on social media. The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) has also acknowledged her achievement in a post on its official page to which she replied: "Life comes a full circle! Thank you [Miss Universe]. I cherish the journey that began with you at 18." Sushmita won the Femina Miss India 1994 pageant and went on to represent India at Miss Universe 1994 in Manila, Philippines. She bested 76 other beauties to become her country's first Miss Universe winner at the age of 18. Photo: Su

VLCC Femina Miss India 2020: Manasa Varanasi to represent India at 70th Miss World

Manasa Varanasi of Telangana bested 14 other finalists to be crowned VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020 in a competition held at the Hyatt Regency in Mumbai on Wednesday, February 10. The 23-year-old beauty studied at Vasavi College of Engineering in Hyderabad and works as an analyst at a financial firm. She will now prepare to represent India at the 70th Miss World pageant later this year. Manika Sheokand of Haryana was named VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 while Manya Singh of Uttar Pradesh clinched the runner-up position. Khushi Misra and Rati Hulji completed the Top 5 finalists. Miss World 2019 second runner-up and Miss World Asia 2019, Suman Rao, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 grand finale will be aired over Colors HD and JioTV on Sunday, February 28. India has won the Miss World title six times with Reita Faria (1966), Aishwarya Rai (1994), Diana Hayden (1997), Yukta Mookhey (1999), Priyanka Chopra (2000), and Manushi Chhillar (201