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MISS INDIA SOUTH 2012.......


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Emcee Kavea co hosting the PANTALOONS FEMINA MISS INDIA SOUTH 2012 with Gaurav Kapur

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MISS INDIA SOUTH 2012.......

  1. 1. SATURDAY 24 DECEMBER 2011 VARIETYCHENNAI TIMES 12 H yderabad witnessed its most glamorous evening of the year with the grand finale of Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2012 (PFMI South 2012). The winner Shamata Anchan, first runner-up, Rochelle Maria Rao and second runner-up Nisha Barahmand were crowned at a glittering ceremony at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Novotel. The gala event kick started with Gaurav Kapoor and Kavya Ratna, the hosts for the evening, welcoming the audience. The stunning contestants were later introduced to the audience in fashion rounds. Round one saw the lovely ladies walk the ramp in cocktail dresses, from the collection ‘Champagne & Caviar’ by Jaya Misra, designed especially for the PFMI South 2012 finalists. They strutted down the ramp wearing classy LBDs that were embellished with shimmer and sparkle. Energetic performances by Kamna Jethmalani and vocalist NC Karunya kept the audience entertained. The panel of judges comprised Nicole Faria, Miss Earth 2010, who started her reign as PFMI South 2010, celebrated designer Asmita Marwah, Regional Editor Femina South, Madhuri Velegar K, Creative Director Femina Miss India, Marc Robinson, and reigning queen of Kannada cinema with bagful of hits, former Femina Miss India Ragini Dwivedi. Both Nicole and Ragini looked stunning in creations by designer Dimple Varma. Round two, took off with the finalists sashaying the ramp showing off the trendy ethnic wear collection created by Pantaloons. Feminine and free-spirited being the mantra of the col- lection, the finalists of PFMI South show- cased a contemporary Indo-Western fusion wear. With earthy hues, a hint of shimmer and silhouettes ranging from straight cut to free-flowing, the collection is feminine, prac- tical and impeccably stylish. The last round saw finalists walk down the runway in stunning evening gowns designed by Jaya Misra. While the cham- pagne coloured gowns perfectly comple- mented them, it also recreated the glamour of yesteryears. The 10 beautiful finalists were then short- listed to ‘Top 5’ and had to face the question and answer round by the judges. Based on the results, the three winners were crowned amidst much excitement and fanfare. For further information, log on to Catch the telecast of the PFMI South 2012 on ETV Telugu and ETV Kannada on January 8, 4 pm and 3 pm onwards, respectively. PANTALOONS — Title Sponsor GITANJALI JEWELLERY — Crown and Jewellery Partner HICC NOVOTEL— Associate Partner Chronostar, Lucera, Emonte, Seagrams, MANTRI SQUARE MALL — Co Partners CENTRO —- Footwear partner KOSMODERMA — Skin Care Partner RADIO MIRCHI 98.3 FM — Radio Partner ETV TELUGU AND ETV KANNADA — Telecast Partner Event produced and managed by — FOUNTAINHEAD PROMOTIONS AND EVENTS ALECIA RAUT — Rampwalk Trainer ON CUE — Backstage Management Guest Relations managed by — Aamer Siddiqui, Fawad Khan and Nindi Priya Pantaloons Femina Miss Fashionista - Shamata Anchan crowned by Nitesh Gauri, business head, South, Pantaloons Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face - Neha Tomar crowned by Nitesh Gauri, business head, South, Pantaloons Femina Miss Ramp Walk - Rochelle Rao crowned by Madhuri Velegar, regional editor, Femina Gitanjali Femina Miss Glamorous Diva- Rochelle Rao crowned by Suresh Krishnan, general manager, sales, Asmi Jewelry Femina Miss Perfect 10 - Rochelle Rao crowned by Prasad Bidapa Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes - Leeza Mangaldas crowned by Soela Joshi, brand publisher, Femina The Novotel Femina Miss Congeniality - Leeza Mangaldas crowned by Tejas Jose, resident manager, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and HICC Kosmoderma Femina Miss Radiant Skin - Supritha Shetty, crowned by Dr Chytra V Anand, CEO and medical director, Kosmoderma Centro Femina Miss Beautiful Legs - Neha Tomar crowned by Shridhar, director, Centro SUB CONTEST WINNERS SOUTH QUEENS AHOY! JUDGES Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2012 comes to an end with a spectacular grand finale THE FEMINA MISS INDIA TEAM WOULD LIKE TO THANK ITS PARTNERS AND SPONSORS: Marc Robinson, creative director, Femina Miss India Asmita Marwah, designer The beautiful Nicole Faria, Miss Earth 2010 who crowned the winners Ragini Dwivedi, actor and former Femina Miss India Madhuri Velegar K, regional editor Femina South The Top 5 contestants (L-R) Shamata Anchan, Rochelle Maria Rao, Nisha Barahmand, Neha Tomar and Darshithmitha Gowda Contestants walk the ramp in stunning evening gowns from the ‘Champagne and Caviar’ collection Neha Tomar and Sahitya Jagannathan strike a pose in contemporary Indo-Western fusion wear collection from Pantaloons Supritha Shetty poses in a black cocktail dress from the ‘Champagne and Caviar’ collectionDesigner Jaya Misra NC Karunya regales the audience Darshithmitha Gowda walks the ramp in the black cocktail dress from the ‘Champagne and Caviar’ collection PFMI South 2012 winners strike a victorious pose The hosts for the evening, Gaurav Kapoor and Kavya Ratna << Actor Kamna Jethmalani in performance <<