India’s most exciting, glamorous and sought after beauty pageant is underway and ends its talent hunt in Mumbai at fbb / Big Bazaar at Infinity Mall, Malad. With a new and improvised format, Miss India this year in its 54th edition will be touring to all 30 states 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 be given a golden ticket to the state zonal crowning ceremony to be held at Hyatt Regency Pune on 23rd May, 2017. 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.
The day long auditions are expecting an overwhelming response from the city as always, with the hope that the girls from this city will make it to the final cut. For the first time, we have a mentor for the West Zone who is hails from Goa itself. She is none other than the Miss India winner, actress and model Waluscha D’Sousa
She enthusiastically quoted: “I am very excited and looking forward to this journey with my girls from the west. It’s a privilege to give back from the place that has taught me so much and a platform that opened doors for me. It will be very interesting to see how these girls make use of the training given to them and flourish and grow from strength to strength.
The eligibility criteria to apply for fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017:
- Height – 5.5′ and above
- Age – 18-25( as of31st December 2017)
- Nationality – Indian (Valid Indian passport holder) & OCI card holder (she cannot win the miss India title and can only win the runner up titles)
- Birth State – The applicant can apply from her birth state.
- Current state – The applicant can apply from the state she is currently residing / employed / studying at.
- Native state – The applicant can apply from either of her parents birth state or from the state her parents are currently residing in.
To encourage maximum participation, the height criteria is reduced to 5’5’ and swimwear round is eliminated.
India’s leading fashion hub – fbb – has once again partnered this year to be the title sponsor of this beauty pageant. fbb is a premier platform for fashion brands in urban India, and so this association is perfectly in sync with the brand’s objective to make India more fashionable.
The beauty pageant announces its strategic partnership for the fifth year in a row with India’s leading Entertainment Channel, Colors with a view to gain maximum visibility in their quest to find the women of substance.
Jio, our Digital Content partner, enables us to increase our reach manifold! Watch the finale of fbb Colors Femina Miss India West 2017 LIVE on Jio TV on 23rd May 2017.
The finalists of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 will undergo vigorous training from the best experts of the industry before the Grand Finale to be held in June.
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 of 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, Dia Mirza, etc have made India proud at international circles.
fbb, Fashion hub of India has been the face of affordable fashion destinations in India since 2008. With a mission to make India Thoda aur 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.
‘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 Thapki…Pyaar Ki, Devanshi, Sasural Simar Ka, Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii, Udann, Karmphal Data SHANI, Ek Shringaar…Swabhimaan, Kasam…Tere Pyaar Ki, Bigg Boss, Naagin 2, Dil Se Dil Tak, Chhote Miyan, Chandrakanta and Rising Star amongst others.