Updated: June 20, 2018 1:09:26 pm
Femina Miss India World 2018: Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, was crowned the Miss India 2018 on June 19 in a star-studded pageant held at Dome, NSCI Stadium, Mumbai. Vas did her schooling from RSK Higher Secondary School and was pursuing BA in French from Loyola College, Chennai.
She has previously been awarded the Miss India Tamil Nadu 2018, Miss India Miss Beautiful Smile 2018 and Miss India Miss Fashion Icon (South) 2018. The winners were crowned by the previous year winners, Miss World 2017 – Manushi Chillar, Miss United Continents 2017 – Sana Dua and Miss Intercontinental 2017 – Priyanka Kumari for the respective titles to the end of the event.
“Who is the better teacher? Failure or success?” The top 5 finalists have to answer this question inorder to win the crown of Femina Miss India 2018. @feminamissindia #MissIndiaFinale pic.twitter.com/UzFTapV49O
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Vas’ interest lies in modeling and acting, and she will go on to represent India on international beauty pageants in the coming years. Not only does she loves to sing and dance, but is also a state level athlete and is passionate about riding bikes.
Raised by a single mother, she is fulfilling her dream by pursuing BA in French to become a translator. Her motto in life is, “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. So be the best version of yourself everyday.”
To judge the star studded event cricketer KL Rahul and Irfan Pathan were present along with Malaika Arora, Kunal Kapoor, and Faye D’Souza. The contestants wore designer Gaurav Gupta’s creation. Miss World 2017 star Manushi Chhillar who was also the winner of Femina Miss India 2017 graced the event.
👉Miss India Anukreethy Vas, Miss Tamil Nadu
👉1st Runner Up Meenakshi Chaudhary, Miss Haryana
👉2nd Runner Up Shreya Rao, Miss Andhra Pradesh
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Madhuri Dixit Nene performed to some Bollywood numbers to entertain the audience and ease out the stress among participants which further added to the glitz and glamour of the event.
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