The 55th Femina Miss India 2018 has announced its winner yesterday and a 19-year-old from Tamil Nadu, Anukreethy Vas has won the coveted title. The grand ceremony was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Ayushmann Kurrana. Previously, Anukreethy has been crowned Fbb Colours Femina Miss Tamil Nadu and had beat 30 contestants to bag the top honour. Anukreety was crowned by Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar at the grand event. Anukreety is a student of Chennai Loyola’s college and is pursuing B.A. in French. She wishes to become a supermodel as she loves facing the camera.

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Following the achievement of Anukreety Vas, Twitter flooded with congratulatory messages. One user wrote, “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. So be the best version of yourself every day. #AnukreethyVas The Winner of Femina Miss India 2018! #MissIndia2018” while the other simply congratulated her “Congrats #AnukreethyVas has crowned, from Tamil Nadu #MissIndia2018 #MissIndia”

The evening witnessed power packed performances by Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Madhuri Dixit. The judge’s panel was comprised of Bobby Deol, Kunal Kapoor, Malaika Arora, fashion designer Gaurav Gupta and cricketer Irrfan Pathan and Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar.

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The selected participants of the Femina Miss India 2018 were groomed by actress Neha Dhupia, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra and Pooja Hegde. The organising team travelled all over the country and crowned one representative from each state. Anukreety Vas will now further go on to represent India at Miss World 2018.