Vanya Mishra, a Chandigarh girl, is crowned as 49th Miss India World during the grand finale of beauty pageant which was held on Friday at Bhavans Ground, Andheri.
Vanya Mishra was a direct entry into the top 20 as she already won Dabur Gulabari Miss Rose Glow 2012.
Prachi Mishra was crowned as Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2012 and Rochelle Maria Rao as Pantaloons Femina Miss India International 2012.
Vanya Mishra will now represent India in the Miss World 2012 Pageant. Sonam Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Rohit Shetty, Sonali Bendre, Harbhajan Singh, Raghavendra Rathore, Sanjiv Bajaj, singer Sonu Nigam and TV actor Sakshi Tanwar judged them.
Ali Zafar, the Pakistani actor and singer started the evening with a rocking stage performance with former Miss India’s Manasvi Mamgai and Neha Hinge.