Manushi Chhillar from Haryana wins the title of Miss India 2017
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Miss India 2017 is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana
The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, while the first runner-up is Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir and the second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.
The event was held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on Sunday night.
Manushi, born to doctors, studied in St. Thomas School in Delhi and Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat.
In an interview before her win, she said: “The only thing I believe is certain in life is uncertainty and this is what is amazing about the pageant.”
Vinali Bhatnagar won the Miss Active crown whereas Vamika Nidhi won the special award of ‘Body Beautiful’.
Following a new format this year, the beauty pageant toured 30 states across the country. This is the first time the participants wore Indian outfits designed by Manish Malhotra at the finale.
All 30 participants were mentored by Neha Dhupia, Waluscha De Sousa, Dipannita Sharma and Parvathy Omanakuttan.
The pageant was judged by Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle, along with Bollywood stars such as Arjun Rampal, Bipasha Basu, fashion designer Manish Malhotra, Abhishek Kapoor, Vidyut Jammwal, Ileana D’Cruz among others.
While the show was hosted by Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh, to ease the stress among participants and to entertain the guests at the audience, Sonu Nigam, Alia Bhatt, Sushant Singh Rajput and Ranbir Kapoor performed live onstage. The finale will be telecast on Colors channel on July 9 from 1pm.