Anukreethy Vas, the 19-year-old from Tamil Nadu has been crowned Femina Miss India 2018.
In a grand event that took place at the Dome, NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai last night, Vas was crowned by none other than Manushi Chillar, Miss World 2017.
Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana and Shreya Rao Kamavarapu from Andhra Pradesh were the first and second runner-ups, respectively.
Raised by a single mother, Anukreethy is a state-level athlete and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in French from Loyola College.
The panel of judges for the competition included Gaurav Gupta, Irfan Pathan, KL Rahul, Malaika Arora, Faye D’Souza, Bobby Deol and Kunal Kapoor.
The event was hosted by Karan Johar and Ayushmann Khurrana. The event also witnessed performances by Bollywood beauties Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Madhuri Dixit.