Mumbai: After months of auditions and nation-wide rounds spanning all 30 Indian states (including New Delhi), the fbb COLORS Femina Miss India finalists have been selected. The Grand Finale, to be held at Mumbai’s Yashraj Studios on 25th June 2017, will feature these 30 state finalists as they sashay on the ramp to showcase their personalities and style quotient. These finalists were revealed today, dressed in Siddartha Tytler’s ‘Metamorphosis of the Macabre’ collection, at the event’s hospitality partner’s venue, Tamasha in Mumbai alongside gorgeous diva Katrina Kaif and Times of India Group MD Vineet Jain.
This year, for the first-time-ever, the fbb COLORS Femina Miss India featured mentors, Neha Dhupia (North), Parvathy Omanakuttan (South), Dipannita Sharma (East) and Waluscha De Sousa (West), for the 4 zones. These mentors have guided the contestants through the different phases of the competition and helped in their all-round development. The auditions were also divided into two phases. The first phase witnessed state-wise auditions wherein Top 3 girls were chosen each of the 30 states. These Top 3 had to further compete at the zonal auditions held in Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi and Pune following which one state-finalist was chosen participate in the Grand Finale of the fbb COLORS Femina Miss India pageant.
The 30 state finalists of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 include:-
|State||Name of the Winner|
|Madhya Pradesh||Adya Shrivastava|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Sana Dua|
|Himachal Pradesh||Santoshi Ranaut|
|Uttar Pradesh||Shefali Sood|
|Gujarat||Amardeep Kaur Syan|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Licha Thosum|
|Mizoram||Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii|
|West Bengal||Shivankita Dixit|
|Tamil Nadu||Sherlin Seth|
|Andhra Pradesh||Srishti Vyakaranam|
fbb, India’s fashion hub, has been roped in as the Title Sponsor for the pageant in keeping with the brand’s objective to make fbb India’s most preferred fashion brand. The beauty pageant has also, for the fifth year in a row, engaged in a strategic partnership with India’s leading Hindi general entertainment channel, COLORS, to highlight the many qualities of India’s woman of substance.
Proudly holding a lineage of transforming the lives of many talented young women who have gone on to become icons in the fashion and glamour industry, fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 vows to continue this tradition. All the state-finalists will undergo rigorous training and grooming sessions the best experts in the industry before the Grand Finale. With a dynamic and holistic approach towards coaching all the finalists, apart the fame and glory the winners stand to chance to win many prizes.