Nineteen-year-old Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu won the prestigious Femina Miss India World 2018 crown competing with 30 contestants. The aspiring model is a student of Chennai’s Loyola College, pursuing B.A in French.
Anukreethy was crowned by Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar at the star-studded grand finale, held at Mumbai on Tuesday. Meenakshi Chaudhary, from Haryana, was announced the first runner-up and the second position was secured by Shreya Rao, from Andhra Pradesh.
Anukreethy Vas had previously won Femina Miss Tamil Nadu. Reportedly, Anukreethy will now represent India at Miss World 2018.
A clearly elated Anukreethy took to Twitter to express her feelings. “I can’t believe that I did it
#FeminaMissIndia2018 #FeminaMissIndia (sic.)” she said.
The judges’ panel included Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, Bollywood actors Bobby Deol, Kunal Kapoor, Malaika Arora and cricketer Irfan Pathan among many others.
Check out some pictures of Anukreethy Vas here.