Maharashtra scouts its top 3 girls at the fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 Co-Powered by Sephora & Rajnigandha Pearls

Maharashtra scouts its top 3 girls at the fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 Co-Powered by Sephora & Rajnigandha Pearls

They are gratified with a golden ticket to the West Zonal crowning ceremony in Pune on 13th May, 2018.


Mumbai, 6th May, 2018 : India’s most exciting, glamorous and credible beauty pageant is here and commenced its talent hunt at the fbb/ Big Bazaar store at Infinity Mall, Malad.The auditions received an overwhelming response and large crowds cheered as more than 200 contestants participating from all parts of the state.


The auditions were judged by Indian actress and model Ruhi Singh, Prathamesh Maulingkar (Peter England Mr. India Supranational 2017) and Aishwariya Devan (fbb Colors Femina Miss India Maharashtra 2017).


Continuing the same format this year, Miss India in its 55th edition will be touring to all 30 states (including Delhi) of the nation and to crown 30 state representatives who will then compete for the coveted Miss India crown. The top 3 of Maharashtra will proceed to the West zonal crowning ceremony to be held at the Hyatt Regency, Pune on 13th May 2018. The store manager handed over a bouquet of flowers to the top 3 of Maharashtra. At Pune, the most deserving candidate from each of the 4 states i.e. Miss India Rajasthan, Miss India Gujarat, Miss India Goa and Miss India Maharashtra will represent their state at the grand finale which is going to be held in Mumbai in June.


For the second time, the pageant will host mentors for each zone who will guide the contestants to merit. To take charge of the proceeding for the West Zone we have none other than the Indian model and actress who has appeared in several Telugu and Hindi Films. A former beauty pageant contestant, she was also crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010, Pooja Hegde.


She enthusiastically quoted, “I am ecstatic to be a mentor where I can inspire the contestants. I will be re living my old days and I am looking forward to this journey to bring in my finest for everyone”.


The details of the top 3 winners of Maharashtra are:-


1 Apurva Chavan
2 Radhika Joshi
3 Mehak Punjabi


Carrying forward the successful legacy of fashion and excellence, fbb – India’s Fashion Hub – has come together, once again, with the Miss India team, to look for the next ‘face of India’. fbb, being India’s fashion hub, is extremely proud to play the partner yet again this year as the title sponsor of this coveted pageant. Proudly holding a lineage of transforming the lives of many talented young women, who have gone on to become icons in the fashion and glamour industry, fbb vows to continue this tradition, as it enters its fifth wonderful year in a row of its association with the Miss India title.


For the past 6 years, the pageant has been in a strategic alliance with COLORS to achieve maximum mileage for the pageant.


The pageant is co-powered by Rajnigandha Pearls & Sephora.


The finalists of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 will undergo vigorous training from the best experts of the industry before the Grand Finale to be held in June.


Credit Box


  • Title Sponsor: fbb
  • Exclusively On: Colors
  • Co-Powered By: Sephora
  • Co-Powered By: Rajnigandha Pearls
  • Digital Content Partner: Jio
  • Footwear Partner: Bata
  • Confidence Partner: Triumph
  • Salon Partner: Naturals Salon
  • Skin Care Expert: Dr Tvacha
  • Technology Partner: Reliance Digital
  • Glowing Skin Partner: Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic
  • Education Partner: INIFD
  • Knowledge Partner: INIFD Academy of Interiors
  • Travel Partner: GetAway Goddess, Holidays for Women by Cox & Kings
  • Vision Partner: Kodak Lens
  • Timewear Partner: Inara by Gio Collection
  • Grooming Expert: Dr Blossom Kochhar
  • Radio Partner: Radio Mirchi
  • Multiplex Partner: Carnival Cinemas


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About Miss India Organization: Miss India is the most sought after glamorous beauty pageant in the country that turns dreams into reality. It is a property with a mass appeal as millions worldwide gear up to watch India’s next representative at the global platform. It is the search for the perfect woman with beauty, poise, elegance and intelligence to represent India at Miss World. It is a platform that has won many accolades for the country on the international arena and the past winners such as Aishwarya Rai, Sushmita Sen, Lara Dutta, Priyanka Chopra, Diya Mirza, etc have made India proud at international circles.

About fbb: fbb, Fashion hub of India has been the face of affordable fashion destinations in India since 2008. With a mission to make India Thodaaur stylish, its philosophy reinstates the fact that it doesn’t cost much to be stylish with fbb. It believes in aspirational value fashion. From business meeting to casual resort wear, from versatile ethnics to comfortable home wear, fbb creates exclusive merchandise for its audience under it’s own private labels. With a wide variety to choose from, fbb has something in store for everyone.  fbb targets a youthful audience in India that wishes to stay synonymous with current trends. The brand spreads across all the metro cities, mini metros and also penetrates well in tier II cities.


About ‘COLORS’: ‘COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and ‘variety’, COLORS, launched on 21st July 2008, offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction Shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jazbaat Ke Rang’. ‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Bhaag Bakool Bhaag, Savitri Devi College and Hospital, Devanshi, Sasural Simar Ka, Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii, Udann, Ek Shringar…Swabhimaan, Karmphal Data Shani, Kasam…Tere Pyaar Ki, Dil Se Dil Tak, Naagin, India Banega Manch, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Bigg Boss, Dev, Chandrakanta, Mahakaali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai, Tu Aashiqui and Ishq Mein Marjawan amongst others.

About Viacom18: Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of TV18, which owns 51%, and Viacom Inc., with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.

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