20TH June 2022 Mumbai: With nearly a six-decade-long famed legacy of transforming lives of young talented women and changing the landscape of glamour and the fashion industry of India, VLCC presents Femina Miss India 2022 co-powered by Sephora, Moj & Rajnigandha Pearls, vows to continue its tradition of creating influential beauty ambassadors. The pageant is guided with an aim to extend whole-hearted support to the new generation of women who have the potential to lead change and represent our great nation on the global stage.
The pageant in its hybrid format had launched a nationwide hunt to find prospective talents from all corners of the country through virtual auditions. The extensive scouting drive and subsequent interview rounds culminated with the shortlisted selection of 31 state winners, who are presently undergoing rigorous training & grooming drills, facilitated by renowned Industry experts.
One of the key highlights of Femina Miss India 2022, the Awards Night event was held on 16th June in Mumbai, while maintaining strict safety measures and protocols. The glamorous evening saw the attendance from the fashion Industry and was lit up by the presence of many celebrated personalities such as Pooja Chopra, Ruhi Singh, Donal Bisht to name a few. The 31 state winners walked down the ramp showcasing the bold and luxurious collection from ace designer, Nikita Mhaisalkar. The audience was enthralled by the sensational performance of the dynamic duo, Sukriti and Prakriti Kakar.
The stage was further set ablaze by the dance number performed by Suman Rao, Miss World Asia 2019 and Moj Creator Himanshu Shrivastav. The show was anchored by Sachin Kumbhar who kept the audience engaged and entertained. The state winners competed for two sub-contests namely Times Miss Rampwalk & INIFD Miss Talented, judged by an elite panel comprising Neha Dhupia, Nikita Mhaisalkar and Marzi Pestonji. In conclusion, state winners were gratified with exciting prizes for winning various sub-contests that were conducted during the course of the pageant. The event was a great success and gathered appreciation from all quarters.
|Sub-Contest||Winner||Presenter 1||Presenter 2|
|VLCC Miss Beautiful Skin||Lalramhlui Sailo||Rohit Murgai, Vice President & Category Head (Beauty) – South Asia, VLCC Healthcare Ltd||Manasa Varanasi – Femina Miss India World 2020|
|VLCC Miss Active||Amanda Vas||Eti Bhalla, Head,(Preventive Wellness & Weight Management) South Asia, VLCC Healthcare Ltd||Manasa Varanasi – Femina Miss India World 2020|
|Sephora Miss Glamourous Look||Rubal Shekhawat||Krishna Jha, General Manager, Sephora||Gayatri Bhardwaj: Femina Miss India United Continents 2018|
|Moj Rising Star||Sailikhita Yalamanchili||Satyen Kishan, Regional Director – Sales, ShareChat, Moj, TakaTak||Manya Singh: Femina Miss India 2020 Runner-up|
|Rajnigandha Pearls Miss Goodness Ambassador||Amisha Thakur||Suresh Kumar, Vice President – Sales, Dharampal Satyapal Foods Ltd||Pooja Chopra – Actor & Femina Miss India World 2009|
|Mohey Miss Photogenic||Rubal Shekhawat||Manika Sheokand – Femina Miss Grand India 2020||NA|
|Casio Miss Lifestyle||Savvy Rai||Debadatta Parida, National Watch Sales Head, Casio India Co Pvt Ltd||Manika Sheokand – Femina Miss Grand India 2020|
|Chicnutrix Miss Radiant Smile||Tengam Celine Koyu||Shilpa Khanna Thakkar, CEO, Chicnutrix||Dr Sagar Abichandani, Proprietor, The Dental Hub|
|INIFD Miss Talented||Sini Shetty and Tengam Celine Koyu||Tisha Khosla, INIFD Style Mentor, Celebrity Author & Grooming Expert||Marzi Pestonji|
|Bennett University Miss Sudoku||Aishwarya Bisht||NA||Anu Ahuja|
|Bennett University Miss IQ||Hritwika Majumder||NA||Manya Singh: Femina Miss India 2020 Runner-up|
|Times Miss Body Beautiful||Sini Shetty||NA||Ruhi Singh – Miss Universal Peace & Humanity 2014|
|Times Miss Rampwalk||Soumya Kumar||NA||Nikita Mhaisalkar|
The 31 state winners will further compete to win the title of Femina Miss India 2022 at the Grand Finale, which will be held on the 3rd of July in Mumbai. The winner of VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 co-powered by Sephora, Moj & Rajnigandha Pearls will represent India at the Miss World pageant. Winning the title of Femina Miss India not only brings fame but also the opportunity for the winner to live in the Maximum City – Mumbai – the entertainment and glamour capital of India, in addition to getting awarded with a talent management contract with Times of India.
Watch the Grand Finale Telecast on Sunday, 17th July at 12 noon & 5 pm on Colors HD, our Exclusive Broadcast Partner
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Continuing the legacy that saw Six Miss Worlds who made us proud by marking their presence on the globe- Reita Faria (1966), Aishwarya Rai (1994), Diana Hayden (1997), Yukta Mookhey (1999), Priyanka Chopra (2000) and Manushi Chhillar (2017), the country awaits the crowning of the new title holder, who could take the legacy of our great nation forward.
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Sponsors & Partners:
- Presented by: VLCC
- Co-Powered by: Sephora
- Co-Powered by: Moj
- Co-Powered by: Rajnigandha Pearls
- Celebration Wear Partner: Mohey
- Lifestyle Partner: Casio
- Beauty Vitamins Partner: Chicnutrix
- Education Partner: INIFD
- Knowledge Partner: INIFD Academy of Interiors
- Jewellery Partner: Shobha Shringar Jewellers
- Footwear Partner: Centro
- Smile Care Expert: Dr Sagar Abichandani
- Hair Care Expert: Dr Amit Karkhanis
- Exclusive Broadcast Partner: Colors HD
15. Designer: Nikita Mhaisalkar
16. Show Director: Anu Ahuja
17. Show Choreographers: Harish & Pratap
18. Hair & Makeup Designer: Bianca Louzado & Team
19. Rampwalk Trainer: Alesia Raut
20. Official Pageant Stylist: Bharat Gupta
21. Gifting Partner: Fhaze London
22. Hair Extension Partner – Kaiser Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
23. Celebrations Partner: Living Liquidz
24. Photo Booth Partner: Snapgrab 360
25. Energy Drink Partner: Night Walker
26. Event Managed by: Zellar International
About Miss India: Miss India is the most sought-after glamorous beauty pageant in the country that turns dreams into reality. It is a property with a mass appeal as millions worldwide gear up to watch India’s next representative at the global platform. It is the search of the perfect woman with beauty, poise, elegance and intelligence to represent India at Miss World. It is a platform that has won many accolades for the country on the international arena and the past winners such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Dia Mirza, Manushi Chhillar who have made India proud at international circles.
About VLCC: Founded by Mrs Vandana Luthra in 1989, VLCC is widely recognized for its wellness, weight management solutions and therapeutic approach to beauty treatments. Guided by its motto ‘Shaping Your Confidence’, it seeks to spark self-transformation, spread happiness and imbibe every individual with wellness for life. Serving consumers in 310 locations in 143 cities across 12 countries in South Asia, South East Asia, the GCC Region and East Africa, VLCC has among the largest scale and breadth of operations within the beauty and wellness services industry in India and the GCC Region. In operates 191 Wellness & Beauty Clinics in the country as well as 25 in 10 other countries. The organization has leveraged its exclusive consumer database and insights into evolving beauty and wellness needs to also build and grow a diversified product portfolio in-house, and markets over 150 skin-care, hair-care and body-care products as well as nutraceuticals under the VLCC Natural Sciences, VLCC Slimmer’s, VLCC Shape Up, VLCC Wellscience , SkinMTX and BelleWave brands, which are retailed through over 110,000 retail outlets in India, in addition to other countries where the organization has a presence.