Vartika Singh

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Vartika Singh
Born
Vartika Brij Nath Singh

Lucknow, UP, India
Alma materIsabella Thoburn College, Lucknow University, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationModel
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
TitleFemina Miss Grand India 2015| Miss India Universe 2019
Miss Grand International 2015– 2nd Runner-up
Kingfisher Calendar girl 2017
Beauty pageant titleholder
Major
competition(s)
Miss Grand International 2015
(2nd Runner-up)
(Best Social Media)
Femina Miss India 2015
(Femina Miss Grand India 2015)
(Miss Photogenic)
(Best National Costume)
(Beauty with a Purpose)
Miss Diva 2014
(Top 7)
(Miss Photogenic)
Kingfisher Calendar 2017

Vartika Singh is an Indian model who was crowned as Femina Miss Grand India 2015.[1] She went on to become a Kingfisher Calendar girl in 2017.[2][3] Men's magazine GQ India had ranked her among the hottest women of 2016.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Vartika Brij Nath Singh, popularly known as Vartika Singh, was born in Lucknow, but she spent her childhood in Chitrakoot (in Madhya Pradesh). She did later part of her schooling from Canossa Convent School, Lucknow and for higher studies she went to I.T College and University of Lucknow. She holds a master's degree in public Health and Bachelor's degree in clinical nutrition and dietetics.[5]

Career and pageantry[edit]

Vartika competed at the Miss Diva 2014 pageant, where she won the special award for Miss Photogenic and later placed in the top 7, however failed to get the crown.[6] In 2015, she competed at the 52nd edition of the Femina Miss India and was crowned Femina Miss India Grand International 2015 (Miss Grand India 2015).

She represented India at Miss Grand international 2015 in Bangkok and was crowned Miss Grand International 2015– 2nd runner up.[7][8] She also won Best Social Media award and placed in the Top 10 of Miss Popular Vote and in Top 20 in Best National Costume sub-contests.[9] Her finale gown was designed by Shane and Falguni Peacock and her national costume was designed by Malvika Tater.[10][11]

In 2016, her interview[12] as well as her lingerie photoshoot[13][14][15] was published in the India edition of GQ, the popular men's magazine.[16] GQ India also ranked her among the hottest women of 2016.[4]

In 2017, she was successful in becoming a Kingfisher Calendar girl[17] by getting featured on the March[2] and October 2017[3] pages of this prestigious bikini calendar.[18]

She has contributed as technical adviser to a health based government project in association with the World Bank. She is an active member of a non-profit organisation and working towards betterment of the society as a volunteer.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Femina Miss India 2015 Vartika Singh is at Miss Grand International 2015". The Economic Times. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Kingfisher Calendar March 2017 page
  3. ^ a b Kingfisher Calendar October 2017 page
  4. ^ a b GQ's hottest women of 2016
  5. ^ "Vartika Singh". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Miss Diva 2014 – Vartika Singh profile". The Times of India. 30 March 2014.
  7. ^ "MGI'15 2nd Runner-up Vartika Singh unfurls the tricolor in Lucknow". The Times of India. 30 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Miss Grand International 2015 – Vartika Singh". The Times of India. 2 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Vartika Singh to wins Miss Popular award at Miss Grand International". The Times of India. 30 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Miss Grand India 2015 is Vartika Singh". The Indian Express. Mumbai. Indo-Asian News Service. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  11. ^ "Vartika Singh: It was an honour for me to represent India at an international platform". 31 October 2015.
  12. ^ Vartika's interview in GQ
  13. ^ Vartika's lingerie photoshoot in GQ-1
  14. ^ Vartika's lingerie photoshoot in GQ-2
  15. ^ Vartika's lingerie photoshoot in GQ-3
  16. ^ Vartika's GQ wallpapers wearing lingerie
  17. ^ Vartika's Kingfisher Calendar bikini photoshoot
  18. ^ Vartika's Kingfisher Calendar bikini videoshoot
  19. ^ "An Exclusive Interview of Vartika Singh". The Kaleidoscope of Pageantry. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2016.