Manasa Varanasi is Femina Miss India 2020; Virtual Audience for Grand Finale @Hyatt Regency, Mumbai
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | February 11, 2021 | News
Femina Miss India 2020 VLCC Hyatt Regency, Mumbai
Manasa Varanasi, an engineer from Telangana, emerged as the winner of VLCC Femina Miss India 2020, while Haryana’s Manika Sheokand was declared VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020, and Uttar Pradesh’s Manya Singh was crowned VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 - runner-up at the VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 show held at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Mumbai on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Sheokand also won the Miss Photogenic title.
The 57th edition of the Femina Miss India beauty pageant was held virtually for the first time in the history of the pageant, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the entire process of the contest was held digitally in four phases, the grand finale stage function was held at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, with the judges, contestants, performers, previous year winners and the presenter in attendance, as a worldwide virtual audience enjoyed the show.
The jury panel for VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 comprised actors Neha Dhupia, Chitrangada Singh, Pulkit Samrat and renowned designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock. The opening round of the pageant was led by Miss World Asia 2019 Suman Rao. All of them also walked the Red Carpet before the grand finale at the Hyatt Regency, Mumbai.
At the event, first the top 5 were announced from among the top 15 contestants. They were: Miss India Haryana, Manika Sheokand, Miss India Telangana, Manasa Varanasi, Miss India Uttar Pradesh, Manya Singh, Miss India Gujarat, Khusi Misra and Miss India Karnataka, Rati Hulji. Finally, at the end of the virtual event, Miss World Asia 2019 Suman Rao, Miss India Grand International 2019 Shivani Jadhav and Miss India United Continents 2019 Shreya Shanker crowned their successors.
The event was presented by actor Aparshakti Khurana. Actor Vaani Kapoor set the stage on fire with her high-octane performance during the grand finale. Suman Rao also performed at the event.
“We at Hyatt believe that empowering and championing women is crucial to the long-term success of any company, economy and culture and are delighted to partner with VLCC Femina Miss India 2020, whose contribution in promoting and sculpturing India’s young women talent within the country and internationally is applause worthy,” said Hardip Marwah, General Manager, Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, the Hospitality and Venue partner, according to media reports.
VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 was co-powered by Sephora and Roposo. The grand finale of the pageant will be telecast on Sunday, February 28, at 12 noon and 5 pm on Colors HD and JioTV. It will also be available on Voot.
Pics courtesy: Indiatimes.com
The 57th edition of the beauty pageant goes virtual, as grand finale is held with judges, contestants, performers, previous year winners and presenter in attendance.