Femina Miss India 2018: Tamil Nadu's girl Anukreethy Vas wins the crown

11:22 AM | 20 Jun, 2018
Femina Miss India 2018: Tamil Nadu's girl Anukreethy Vas wins the crown
Share
MUMBAI-  Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old Tamil Nadu college student, has been crowned Femina Miss India 2018 in a grand ceremony in Mumbai hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Ayushmann Khurrana.

Anukreethy Vas, who was previously crowned  Colours Femina Miss Tamil Nadu, beat 30 contestants to bag the top honour in front of a judges panel that included Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who awarded Anukreethy Vas her crown.

Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana was the first runner-up while Shreya Rao Kamavarapu from Andhra Pradesh secured the second runner-up position.

The judge's panel included cricketers Irfan Pathan and KL Rahul and Bollywood actors like Malaika Arora, Bobby Deol, and Kunal Kapoor.

The glamorous evening saw performances by stars like Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, and Jacqueline Fernandez. Manushi Chhillar, along with Miss United Continents 2017 Sana Dua, and Miss Intercontinental 2017 Priyanka Kumari, crowned their respective successors.

This is the first time in the history of the Miss India beauty pageant that a girl from Tamil Nadu won the title.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BkOAZYWFu2c/?utm_source=ig_embed

Many Congratulations Ms Anukreethy Vas!