Last year’s winner, Himarsha Venkatsamy is also participating in the selection process for 2011
Mandira Bedi and Atul Kasbekar
In every city, the judge’s seat was occupied by Kasbekar and a fashionista guest — in Mumbai it was Mandira Bedi grilling the contestants and sizing them up.
A contestant struts her stuff on the ramp
In addition to answering the judges’ questions, contestants had to get their height, weight and other vital statistics checked out. They went the whole hog, even strutting their stuff in bikinis on a ramp.
Contestants line up outside the audition venue awaiting their turn
With the overwhelming response, it’s not surprising that the girls had to queue up and await their turns patiently, but all of them had smiles on their lips and stars in their eyes. Too bad only one hottie will make the cut!
A trio of lovelies pouts for the cameras
Once inside, though, they were quick to show what they were about, gamely posing together and working their attitude for the flashbulbs.