Chennai’s 19-year-old Anukreethy Vas from Loyola college wins 55th Femina Miss India World 2018.
India was not done cooing over our very own Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar and now we have a new Miss India 2018! In a grand ceremony held in Mumbai’s Dome, NSCI SVP Stadium hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ actor Ayushmann Khurrana, Anukreethy Vas was crowned Femina Miss India 2018.
Anukreethy, who previously has been crowned FBB Colours Femina Miss Tamil Nadu had to beat 30 contestants from different states of the country to bag the Miss India crown. Thus, making Haryana’s Meenakshi Chaudhary the first runner-up and Andhra Pradesh’s Shreya Rao Kamavarapu the second runner-up of the pageant.
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Anukreethy Vas was crowned by none other than Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar! Our very own Indian Miss World was on the panel of judges along with actors Bobby Deol, Kunal Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Malaika Arora, fashion designer Gaurav Gupta, and cricketers Irfan Pathan and KL Rahul. Former Miss World Stephanie Del Valle was also present at the event.
The evening was made glamourous by performances by actresses like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.
Now you may ask who is Anukreethy Vas? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered!
Anukreethy Vas is a 19-year-old student from Tamil Nadu who is currently pursuing Bachelors in Arts degree in French at Loyola College. By getting the BA degree in French, single parent child Anukreethy is fulfilling her mother’s dream of becoming a translator.
The former Miss Tamil Nadu is a state level athlete who loves singing, dancing and riding bikes. Anukreethy aspires to become a supermodel and is inspired by Indian fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar’s works.
The young starlet will now represent India at the Miss World 2018 pageant.While the two runners-up—Meenakshi Chaudhary and Shreya Rao Kamavarapu will represent the country at Miss Grand International 2018 and Miss United Continents 2018 respectively.