Suman Rao from Rajasthan has won the Femina Miss India World 2019 beauty pageant during a star-studded ceremony at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium. The 22-year-old was crowned by her predecessor Anukreethy Vas, Miss India 2019.
Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh clinched Femina Miss Grand India 2019 title
Shreya Shanker from Bihar won Miss India United Continents 2019 title during the grand finale of the beauty pageant on Saturday.
The Telangana beauty Sanjana Vij crowned as the first runner-up.
20-year-old Suman, a college student, will represent India at Miss World 2019 in Thailand.
"When you get yourself determined towards a particular goal in life, every single nerve and fibre of your body starts working into that direction for a victorious journey," she said in an interview.
Bollywood A-Listers Shined At The Event
The prestigious event was adjudged by Bollywood choreographer Remo D'Souza alongside actress Huma Qureshi, Chitrangada Singh, fashion designer Falguni Shane Peacock and Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri among others.
During the event, film stars like Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal and Mouni Roy enthralled the audience with their dance performances.
The event was hosted by the Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Manish Paul.
Various film personalities including Huma Qureshi, Dia Mirza and Chitrangada Singh also attended the grand contest.
Suman Will Compete The Miss World 2019
Suman will now represent India at Miss World 2019 pageant to be held in Pattaya, Thailand on 7 December 2019. Femina Miss India 2019 is the 56th edition of Miss India beauty pageant.
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