Parvathy Omanakuttan

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Parvathy Omanakuttan
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss India 08 Parvathy Omanakuttan.jpg
Parvathy in 2008
Born Parvathy Omanakuttan
(1987-03-13) 13 March 1987 (age 28)
Changanassery, Kerala, India
Occupation Actress, Model, Entrepreneur
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Dark Brown
Shoe size 40
Title(s) Femina Miss India World 2008
Miss India South 2008
Major
competition(s)
Miss India South 2008
(Winner)
(Miss Beautiful Hair)
(Best Catwalk)
Femina Miss India World 2008
(Winner)
(Miss Photogenic)
(Miss Beautiful Hair)
(Miss Personality)
Miss World 2008
(1st Runner Up)
(Miss World Asia & Oceania)
(2nd Runner Up Top Model)
(Top 5 Beach Beauty Best Body)

Parvathy Omanakuttan (born 13 March 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 13 December 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.

Miss India 2008[edit]

Parvathy (centre) winning Femina Miss India 2008

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.[2] She eventually made her Tamil film debut in the 2012 gangster film Billa II,[3] playing Jasmine who, she stated, was "the emotional quotient in David Billa's life".[4] 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".[5] In August 2013 Parvathy started shooting for the Hindi film Pizza, a remake of the same-titled 2012 Tamil film, produced by Bejoy Nambiar and UTV which was directed by Akshay Akkineni. It released on 26 July 2014, but did not do well in the box office.[6]

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 Released

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2008". India Times. Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
  2. ^ Actress Parvathy Omanakuttan speaks on 'Billa 2' – IBNLive. Ibnlive.in.com (17 May 2012). Retrieved on 2015-06-08.
  3. ^ "Parvathy is Ajiths heroine in Billa-2". sify. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Meet David Billa’s Jasmine, Sameera – The Times of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (14 June 2012). Retrieved on 2015-06-08.
  5. ^ Parvathy Omanakuttan to make her M-Town debut – The Times of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (15 November 2012). Retrieved on 2015-06-08.
  6. ^ Pizza Review. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved on 8 June 2015.

External links[edit]

Parvathy Omanakuttan at the Internet Movie Database

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