Miss Delhi Priyadarshini Chatterjee crowned Miss India World

Chatterjee will represent India at the Miss World 2016 pageant.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: April 11, 2016 1:18 am
femina priyadarshini_759_Femina Priyadarshini Chatterjee (centre), Sushruthi Krishna (right) and Pankhuri Gidwani. (Femina Miss India/Twitter)

Miss Delhi Priyadarshini Chatterjee was announced as the winner of FBB Femina Miss India World by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during a star-studded ceremony, which was attended by eminent names from the film and fashion industry.

Priyadarshini will represent India at the Miss World 2016 pageant. She saw off competition from Bangalore girl Sushruthi Krishna, who was the 1st runner up and Lucknow’s Pankhuri Gidwani, to win the title here last night. Shah Rukh kept the contestants entertained with his charm and humour as he promoted his upcoming film “Fan” before announcing the winners of the pageant.

The jury included Sanjay Dutt, Yami Gautam, Arjun Kapoor, Kabir Khan, Amy Jackson, Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna, tennis player Sania Mirza, Ekta Kapoor, designers Manish Malhotra and Shane Peacock. The evening saw performances by Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and rapper Badshah.

During the final gown round, the finalists walked the ramp while Sunidhi Chauhan performed her hit numbers. The show was hosted by film-maker Karan Johar and Manish Paul. During the ceremony the contestants wore creations designed by Anju Modi, Namrata Joshipura and Falguni and Shane Peacock.


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    santanu kumar
    Apr 10, 2016 at 4:01 pm
    She is not a Delhi girl... She is from Guwahati, am.. A place in India.. Hope you journalist know it!!
    1. নজৰুল
      Apr 20, 2016 at 4:52 pm
      তাই আমাৰ অসমৰ গৌৰৱ। তাইৰ সম্পৰ্কে একো নজনাকৈ কিয় মিছা পৰিচয় দিয়া হৈছে ।
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        milo tayeng
        Apr 11, 2016 at 4:01 am
        She is from the northeast. Its like you media persons holds a grudge against the northeasterners. Correct it
        1. S
          Apr 10, 2016 at 8:03 pm
          She contested from Delhi but she is from Guwahati, am. She is not at all a Delhi girl.Do some good research before writing and providing information to the nation.
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            uddipana borah
            Apr 11, 2016 at 2:03 am
            A girl from northeast..not from delhi do correct it
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