Parvathy Omanakuttan

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Parvathy Omanakuttan
Beauty pageant titleholder
Parvathy Omanakuttan at SNDT Chrysalis 2012 fashion show (4).jpg
Parvathy Omanakuttan at SNDT Chrysalis 2012 fashion show
Born Parvathy Omanakuttan
(1987-03-13) March 13, 1987 (age 27)
Changanassery, Kerala, India
Occupation Actress, Model
Height 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Dark Brown
Title(s) Femina Miss India World 2008
Miss India South 2008
Major
competition(s)
Miss India South 2008
(Winner)
Femina Miss India World 2008
(Winner)
(Miss Photogenic)<br<(Miss Beautiful hair)
(Miss Personality)
Miss World 2008
(1st Runner Up)
(Miss World Asia & Oceania)

Parvathy Omanakuttan (born March 13, 1987) is an Indian model and actress who was crowned Miss India 2008 and later became first runner-up at Miss World 2008. She was also awarded the titles of Miss World Asia & Oceania at the Miss World 2008 competition.[1]

Biography[edit]

Parvathy Omanakuttan was born in Changanacherry, Kerala and brought up in Mumbai. She attended Sheth chunnilal damodardas barfiwala High School and later graduated in English Literature from Mithibai College.

Pageant history[edit]

Miss World 2008[edit]

Parvathy represented India in the 58th Miss World held in Johannesburg, South Africa. On Dec 13 2008, she was announced the First Runner Up Miss World at The Grand Finale. At the pageant, Parvathy also placed Second in the Top Model and Fifth place in the Beach Beauty sub-contests.She won the hearts of the audience and her fellow contestants with her beauty, poise and honesty.

Miss India 2008[edit]

Parvathy was the winner of Femina Miss India 2008. Since the format of Miss India had changed from 2007, wherein the winner would represent the country at Miss World, Parvathy was conferred the title of Miss India World 2008 and represented the country at the most prestigious and biggest beauty pageant, Miss World. Parvathy also won the sub-titles of Miss Photogenic, Miss Personality, and Miss Beautiful Hair in the Femina Miss India 2008 pageant.

Miss India South 2008[edit]

Parvathy was crowned the first ever Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2008, at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre held in December 2007. Winning the PFMIS 2008 contest got her direct entry in the top ten finalists of the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2008. She also won the sub-titles of Miss Beautiful Hair and Miss Best Catwalk in PFMIS 2008.

Acting career[edit]

Parvathy made her cinematic debut through the Bollywood flick United Six directed by Vishal Aryan Singh, which was a box office bomb.[2] She later signed a Malayalam film titled Madan Kolli by Major Ravi, in which she had to play dual roles; one that of a police officer and the other that of a vampire.[3] However, the project was dropped later. In May 2010, she had signed a Tamil film Uma Maheshwaram, which did not take off.[4] She eventually made her Tamil film debut in the 2012 gangster film Billa II,[5] playing Jasmine who, she stated, was "the emotional quotient in David Billa's life".[6] In 2013, she was seen in her first Malayalam film KQ, in which she played a journalist, "a woman of today, strong and independent with her own values".[7] Both releases only Billa II, box office success, other was failure. and she later accused KQ's director Baiju Johnson for cheating.[8] She is currently shooting for the Hindi film Pizza, a remake of the same-titled 2012 Tamil film, produced by Bejoy Nambiar and UTV.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 United Six Shaina Hindi
2012 Billa II Jasmine Tamil
2013 KQ Sunaina Malayalam
2014 Nambiar Tamil Post-production
2014 Pizza Nikita Hindi Filming

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
India Sarah-Jane Dias
Femina Miss India World
2008
Succeeded by
India Pooja Chopra
Preceded by
China Zhang Zilin
Miss World Asia & Oceania
2008
Succeeded by
South Korea Kim Joo-ri