Femina Miss India South

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Femina Miss India South
Formation2008
TypeBeauty Pageant
Location
Membership
Femina Miss India
Official language
English

Femina Miss India South is a beauty pageant established in 2008 for states including Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Final winners from each south Indian state is announced at Miss South India Finale event. Each winners from all the five states will represent their state at the grand finale of Femina Miss India pageant.[1]

Format[edit]

Auditions are held in the selected cities of all the five states where the Top 3 candidates will be chosen. After the selection of Top 3 candidates from all the five states are chosen, the deserving one candidate will be declared as the representative of that respective state and will be sent to the grand finale of Femina Miss India. There will be a mentor to train the candidates for the final gala.[2]

State titleholders and Placements[edit]

The following are the list of winners of all the five South Indian states and their placements at the national Femina Miss India pageant.

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as Runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semi-finalists
Year Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Kerala Tamil Nadu Telangana
2019 Nikita Tanwani Aashna Bisht Lakshmi Menon[Replacements 1] Rubeiya S K Sanjana Vij
Runner-up
2018 Shreya Rao Kamaravapu
2nd Runner-up
Bhavana Durgam Reddy
Top 12
Mekhana Shajan Anukreethy Vas
Femina Miss India 2018
Sai Kamakshi Bhaskarla
2017 Srishti Vyakaranam Swathi Muppala[Replacements 2]
Top 15
Mannat Singh
Top 15
Sherlin Seth Simran Choudhary

Mentor[edit]

The franchise organises a mentor/coach to each zone to train the candidates for the final event.

Year Mentor About
2019 Dia Mirza
  • Miss Asia Pacific 2000
2018 Rakul Preet Singh
  • Femina Miss India 2011 - 3rd Runner-up
2017 Parvathy Omanakuttan
  • Miss World 2008 - 1st Runner-up
  • Femina Miss India World 2008
  • Femina Miss India South 2008

2008-2013[edit]

From 2008 to 2013, only a single candidate was selected from all the five states.

Year Delegate State Placement International Placement/Special Awards
2013 Sobhita Dhulipala Andhra Pradesh Miss India Earth 2013 Miss Earth Photogenic
Miss Earth Eco-beauty
Miss Earth Miss Ever Bilena
2012 Shamata Anchan Karnataka Top 10 N/A
2011 Shweta Dolli Tamil Nadu Top 10 N/A
2010 Nicole Faria Karnataka Miss India Earth 2010 Miss Earth 2010[5]
Miss Talent
Miss Diamond Place
2009 Faith Pandey Karnataka Top 10 N/A
2008 Parvathy Omanakuttan Kerala Miss India World 2008 Miss World 2008 - 1st Runner-up
Miss World Continental Queen of Asia

Notes[edit]

Replacements[edit]

  1. ^ KERALA — Lakshmi Menon was appointed to compete at Femina Miss India 2019 by the Femina Miss India organisation, as a replacement to Jane Thompson, Femina Miss India Kerala 2019 due to personal reason. Lakshmi Menon was among the Top 3 finalists at the Femina Miss India Kerala 2019 auditions.[3]
  2. ^ KARNATAKA — Swathi Muppala was appointed to compete at Femina Miss India 2017 by the Femina Miss India organisation, as a replacement to Ruhika Das, Femina Miss India Karnataka 2017 due to health issues. Swathi Muppala was among the Top 3 finalists at the Femina Miss India Karnataka 2017 auditions.[4]

Notable Achievements[edit]

Nicole Faria is the first Indian to win Miss Earth title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian woman PFMIS Gala evening". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  2. ^ "Miss India format change this year scouted for the best from each state". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  3. ^ "Instagram post stating the replacement of Femina Miss India Kerala 2019 delegate on the organisation's official page". indiatimes.com.
  4. ^ "News stating the replacement of Femina Miss India Karnataka 2017".
  5. ^ "Nicole Faria - Miss Earth 2010". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.