Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu crowned Miss India 2018

Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas was crowned Miss India 2018 in a glitzy ceremony. She won the title by beating 30 contestants from different states of India. She was crowned by Miss India 2017 and the present Miss Universe Manushi Chillar. Now Anukreethy will prepare and compete for Miss Universe 2019.

Miss India Haryana Meenakshi Chaudhary and Miss India Andhra Pradesh Shreya Rao Kamavarapu bagged the first and second runner-up position respectively.

The grand finale was held tonight at Dome, NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai.

The judges' panel included celebrities like cricketers Irfan Pathan and K L Rahul, ace fashion designer Gaurav Gupta and Bollywood actors Malaika Arora, Bobby Deol and Kunal Kapoor. The show was hosted by Karan Johar and Ayushmann Khurrana.

19-year-old Anukreethy is a student of Loyola college pursing BA in French and she takes keen interest in modeling and acting.

The contestants were dressed in Indian designer Gaurav Gupta’s designer outfits. Top 12 were shortlisted from the 30 participants to answer the final round question. From the 12 participants, five were selected to answer the final question- “” Who is the better teacher? Success or Failure?” The top five contestants are Miss India Delhi, Miss India Haryana, Miss India Jharkhand, Miss India Andhra Pradesh and Miss India Tamil Nadu answered the final question.