West Bengal,Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh scout its top girls at the fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017

India’s most exciting, glamorous and credible beauty pageant is underway and continues its talent hunt in at fbb / Big Bazaar at Salt Lake City, Kolkata. The auditions received an overwhelming response witnessing more than 80 contestants participating from all parts of the state. The encouraging response assured a wide coverage of the state, in terms of ‘talent scouting’. These auditions at the fbb / Big Bazaar stores were cheered and supported by fbb customers and the general public.

The judge for the auditions included:-

Priyadarshini Chatterjee – She is an Indian model who was crowned fbb Femina Miss India World in 2016. She is the first to represent India at Miss World 2016 from a North East state. She was born in Dhubri in a Bengali family and was brought up in Guwahati city in the state of Assam. She believes that we all are born with a purpose and as we grow up, we find out what that purpose is. Luckily for her, she discovered early on, that she wants to do something for the community in her hometown Guwahati. She is currently endorsing a number of brands and is face of a number of renowned designers including Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

With a new and improvised format this year, Miss India in its 54th edition will be touring to all 30 states of the nation and to crown 30 state representatives who will then compete for the coveted Miss India crown. The top 3 of West Bengal and Sikkim and the top girl from Arunachal Pradesh have been given a golden ticket to the East zonal crowning ceremony to be held at Swissotel, Kolkata on 28th March. Here the most deserving candidate from each of the 13 states i.e. Miss India Arunachal Pradesh, Miss India Assam, Miss India Bihar, Miss India Chhattisgarh, Miss India Jharkhand, Miss India Manipur, Miss India Meghalaya, Miss India Mizoram, Miss India Nagaland, Miss India Odisha, Miss India Sikkim, Miss India Tripura and Miss India West Bengal will represent their state at the grand finale which is going to be held in Mumbai in June.

For the very first time, the pageant will host mentors for each zone who will guide the contestants to merit. To take charge of the proceeding for the East Zone we have none other Dipannita Sharma

She enthusiastically quoted, “The girls who are chosen are beautiful and talented. I feel their inherent simplicity is their strength. I expect this strength to come forth and help them forge their path in the pageant”.

The details of the top 3 winners of West Bengal include:-

• Shivankita Dixit

• Ankita Kumari

• Ruchira Mookherjee

The details of the top 3 winners of Sikkim include:-

• Roshni Ghimirey

• Prerna Pradhan

• Amela Norku

The details of the top winner of Arunachal Pradesh include:-

• Licha Thosum

The auditions were concluded with the felicitation of the top three contestants, where the fbb / Big Bazaar Store Manager Sankar Banerjee presented a bouquet to each of the winning contestants.

India’s leading fashion hub – fbb – has once again partnered this year to be the title sponsor of this beauty pageant. fbb is a premier platform for fashion brands in urban India, and so this association is perfectly in sync with the brand’s objective to make India more fashionable.

The beauty pageant announces its strategic partnership for the fifth year in a row with India’s leading Entertainment Channel, Colors with a view to gain maximum visibility in their quest to find the women of substance.

Jio, our Digital Content partner, enables us to reach many more fans across India! Watch your state finalists at the finale of fbb Colors Femina Miss India East 2017, LIVE on Jio TV on 28th March, 2017

The finalists of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 will undergo vigorous training from the best experts of the industry before the Grand Finale to be held in June.

Credit Box

o Title Sponsor: fbb

o Exclusively On: Colors

o Footwear Partner: Bata

o Confidence Partner: Triumph

o Skin Care Expert: Dr Tvacha

o Glowing Skin Partner: Olivia Herb Bleach

o Technology Partner: Reliance Digital

o Education Partners: INIFD & INIFD Academy of Interiors

o Vision Partner: Kodak Lens

o Multiplex Partner: Carnival Cinemas

o Radio Partner: Radio Mirchi

o North East Print Partner: Eastern Chronicle