Mumbai, Jun 20: Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 in an extravagant ceremony at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana in Mumbai.

The first runner-up is Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana and the second runner-up is Shreya Rao Kamavarapu from Andhra Pradesh.

The evening also witnessed power-packed performances by Bollywood divas Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.

The panel of judges for the evening included cricketer Irfan Pathan, KL Rahul along with Bollywood actors Malaika Arora, Bobby Deol and Kunal Kapoor.

The judges’ panel also included Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who along with Miss United Continents 2017 Sana Dua, and Miss Intercontinental 2017 Priyanka Kumari crowned their respective successors.

Anukreethy is a student of Chennai`s Loyola College, pursuing BA in French to become an interpreter. Raised by a single mother, the just-crowned Miss India World 2018 wishes to become a supermodel as she loves facing the camera.

30 participants contested for the title of Miss India 2018.

The winner, Anukreethy Vas will now represent India at Miss World 2018. The two runners-up will represent the country at Miss Grand International 2018 and Miss United Continents 2018 respectively.