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Femina Miss India 2017
Manushi Chhillar at a press conference, 2017.jpg
Miss India 2017 and Miss World 2017- Manushi Chhillar
Date25 June 2017
PresentersKaran Johar Riteish Deshmukh
VenueYash Raj Film Studio
Entrants30
Placements15
WinnerHaryana - Manushi Chhillar
CongenialityTripura - Rinky Chakma
PhotogenicHaryana - Manushi Chhillar
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Femina Miss India 2017 was the 54th edition of the Femina Miss India beauty pageant held on 25 June 2017 at Yash Raj Films, Mumbai. Manushi Chhillar of Haryana was crowned Miss India, Sana Dua of Jammu and Kashmir was crowned 1st Runner Up and Priyanka Kumari of Bihar was crowned 2nd Runner Up.[1][2]

As Femina Miss India 2017, Manushi Chhillar represented India at Miss World 2017 where she was crowned Miss World 2017. After the Femina Miss India 2017 pageant, Sana Dua, 1st Runner Up 2017, was announced as India's representative to Miss United Continents 2017 that was held in September 2017 in Ecuador,[3] where she made it to the top 10. Priyanka Kumari, Femina Miss India 2nd Runner Up 2017, was announced as India's representative to Miss Intercontinental 2017 which was held on 25 January 2018 in Egypt, where she was unplaced but won the best national costume subtitle award.[4] Anukriti Gusain, Femina Miss India Uttrakhand 2017, was announced as India's representative to Miss Grand International 2017 that was held on 25 October 2017 in Vietnam,[5] where she placed in the top 20.

New Format[edit]

This year saw a change in the format of the fbb Colors Femina Miss India contest, with the competition travelling to all 30 states of the country to hunt for the best talent from each state. The winners were mentored by four celebrities -

The state winners further participated in the grand finale of fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017.The process started with auditioning Miss India aspirants from each state, where three girls from every state were selected to go forward to the zonal stage. The zonal ceremonies were held in Delhi (North Zone), Bengaluru (South Zone), Kolkata (East Zone) and Pune (West Zone). Each zonal ceremony had the three state finalists from the respective states under that zone competing for the state crown. The Femina Miss India Organisation has waved off the Bikini round for audition. So, there will be no Swimsuit competition for the aspirants this year onwards.

The organisation has also brought down the height criteria to 5.5" and above.

Results[edit]

Color key
     Declared as the winner
     Ended as the runner-up
     Ended as a finalist or semi-finalist
     Unplaced
Final Results Candidate International Placement
Miss India World 2017 Miss World 2017
Miss India United Continents 2017 Top 10 semifinalist
Miss India Intercontinental 2017 Unplaced
Miss India Grand International 2017 Top 20 semifinalist
Top 6 Finalists
Top 15

Sub Title Awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Multimedia Uttrakhand - Anukriti Gusain
Beauty with a Purpose Tripura - Rinky Chakma
Best National Costume Arunachal Pradesh - Licha Thosum
Miss Fashion Icon Rajasthan - Aditi Hundia
Miss Vivacious Goa - Audrey D'Silva
Miss Goodness Ambassador Bihar - Priyanka Kumari
Miss Popular Mizoram - Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii
Miss Rampwalk Bihar - Priyanka Kumari
Miss Body Beautiful Jharkhand - Vamika Nidhi
Miss Refreshing Beauty Uttarakhand - Anukriti Gusain
Best Makeover Jammu and Kashmir - Sana Dua
Miss Glowing Skin Assam - Triveni Barman
Miss Tech Diva Uttar Pradesh - Shefali Sood
Miss Spectacular Eyes Maharashtra - Aishwarya Devan
Miss Lifestyle Maharashtra - Aishwarya Devan
Miss Active Chhattisgarh - Vinali Bhatnagar
Miss Getaway Goddess Rajasthan - Aditi Hundia
Miss Congeniality Tripura - Rinky Chakma
Miss Beautiful Smile Maharashtra - Aishwarya Devan
Miss Photogenic Haryana - Manushi Chhillar
Miss Rising Star Maharashtra - Aishwarya Devan
Miss Talented Telangana - Simran Choudhary (Tie)

Mizoram - Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii (Tie)

Best National Costume[edit]

Result Contestant
Winner Arunachal Pradesh - Licha Thosum
Top 9

Body Beautiful[edit]

Result Contestant
Winner Jharkhand - Vamika Nidhi
Top 9

Miss Active[edit]

Result Contestant
Winner Chhattisgarh - Vinali Bhatnagar
Top 5

Contestants[edit]

# Zone State Name Height Placement and Awards Notes
1 North Madhya Pradesh Adya Shrivastava 5'8"
2 North Uttarakhand Anukriti Gusain 5'6" Miss India Grand International 2017

Miss Multimedia

Miss Refreshing Beauty

Miss Grand International 2017

(Top 20)

Miss Asia Pacific World 2014 (4th Runner Up)

Femina Miss India 2013 (Finalist)

3 North Delhi Maira Chowdhury Top 15
4 North Haryana Manushi Chhillar 5'8" Miss India World 2017

Miss Photogenic

Miss World 2017 (Winner)
5 North Punjab Navpreet Kaur 5'7" Top 15 Femina Miss India 2016 (Finalist)
6 North Jammu and Kashmir Sana Dua 5'8" Miss India United Continents 2017

Best Makeover

Miss United Continents 2017 (Top 10)

Senorita India 2016 (1st Runner Up)[6]

7 North Himachal Pradesh Santoshi Ranaut
8 North Uttar Pradesh Shefali Sood 5'8" Top 6

Miss Tech Diva

Miss Indian Diva 2016 (Winner)[7]

Miss India Elite 2013 (Winner)[7]

9 East Odisha Christeena Biju 5'9.5"
10 East Nagaland Kaheli Chophy 5'6" Eclectic Model Hunt 2015 (1st Runner Up)[8]

Miss Nagaland 2014 (1st Runner Up)[9][10] (not affiliated with Femina)

11 East Manipur Kanchan Soibam 5'6" Mega Miss North East 2016 (2nd Runner Up)[11]
12 East Meghalaya Kiran Laishram 5'5"
13 East Arunachal Pradesh Licha Thosum 5'5.5" Top 15

Best National Costume

Mega Miss North East 2016 (1st Runner Up)[11]
14 East Bihar Priyanka Kumari 5'7.5" Miss India Intercontinental 2017

Miss Goodness Ambassador

Miss Rampwalk

15 East Tripura Rinky Chakma 5'9" Beauty with a Purpose

Miss Congeniality

Mega Miss North East 2015 (1st Runner Up)[12]
16 East Mizoram Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii 5'7.5" Top 15

Miss Popular

Miss Talented (Tie)

Miss Mizoram 2017 (Winner)[13] (not affiliated with Femina)
17 East Sikkim Roshni Ghimirey 5'7"
18 East West Bengal Shivankita Dixit 5'8"
19 East Assam Triveni Barman 5'6" Top 15

Miss Glowing Skin

Eclectic Model Hunt 2011 (Winner)[14]
20 East Jharkhand Vamika Nidhi 5'8" Miss Body Beautiful
21 East Chhattisgarh Vinali Bhatnagar 5'6.7" Miss Active
22 West Rajasthan Aditi Hundia 5'5" Top 15

Miss Fashion Icon

Miss Getaway Goddess

23 West Maharashtra Aishwarya Devan 5'6" Top 6

Miss Spectacular Eyes

Miss Lifestyle

Miss Beautiful Smile

Miss Rising Star

24 West Gujarat Amardeep Kaur Syan 5'8"
25 West Goa Audrey D'Silva 5'5" Top 15

Miss Vivacious

Miss India Worldwide India 2014 (2nd Runner Up)
26 South Kerala Mannat Singh 5'11.5" Top 15
27 South Tamil Nadu Sherlin Seth
28 South Telengana Simran Choudhary 5'8" Miss Talented (Tie)
29 South Andhra Pradesh Srishti Vyakaranam 5'9"
30 South Karnataka Swathi Muppala 5'6" Top 15 Replaced Ruhika Dass as Femina Miss India Karnataka 2017[15][16]

Crossovers[edit]

Miss Diva

Miss Asia Pacific World
  • 2014: Anukriti Gusain (4th Runner up)
Miss Asia Pacific International
  • 2016: Srishti Vyakaranam (Top 10)
Femina Miss India
Miss India Worldwide India
  • 2014: Audrey D'Silva (2nd Runner up)

Hosts[edit]

Judges[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haryana girl Manushi Chhillar is Femina Miss India World 2017". 26 June 2017.
  2. ^ "fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 - As It Happened- Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  3. ^ "Sana Dua to represent India at Miss United Continents 2017 - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  4. ^ "Priyanka Kumari to represent India at Miss Intercontinental 2017 - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  5. ^ "Anukriti Gusain to represent India at Miss Grand International 2017 - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  6. ^ "Rewati Chetri to represent India at Miss International 2016 - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  7. ^ a b "Shefali Sood crowned Femina Miss India Uttar Pradesh 2017 - Indian and World Pageant". 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Binita Chhetry wins Pond's Eclectic Model Hunt 2015 - KanglaOnline". kanglaonline.com.
  9. ^ http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/State/StateNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA3MDE0NQ==
  10. ^ "Kaheli Chophy selected Femina Miss India Nagaland 2017 - The Morung Express". 20 March 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Sikkim beauty takes Miss North East 2016 crown; Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur are runners-up". 20 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Shillong girl wins Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2015". 17 March 2015.
  13. ^ "Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii Wins Miss Mizoram 2017 - Eclectic Northeast". 14 March 2017.
  14. ^ "Triveni Barman crowned Eclectic Model Hunt 2011".
  15. ^ "Ruhika Dass withdraws from Miss India 2017 due to illness - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes".
  16. ^ "Swathi Muppala replaces Ruhika Dass as Femina Miss India Karnataka 2017 - The Great Pageant Community". 1 June 2017.

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