Mumbai: Proudly holding a lineage of transforming the lives of many talented young women, who have gone on to become icons in the fashion and glamour industry, FBB Colors Femina Miss India 2018 vows to continue this tradition.
In its 55th edition, the most sought-after beauty pageant aims to extend its wholehearted support to the women of today who have the potential to lead and represent the country tomorrow. The winners represent India at Miss World 2018 and many other international pageants.
This year again the pageant will explore potential talent in all 30 states of India (including Delhi), selecting one ambassador who will represent their state at the National Finals.
Empowering home-grown talent, these representatives will be titled as FBB Colors Femina Miss India West Bengal 2018, FBB Colors Femina Miss India Punjab 2018 etc, before the final round where the national winners will be crowned.
Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar who made India proud, brought the coveted Blue Crown to India after 17 long years.
The FBB Colors Femina Miss India 2018 auditions will be divided across four zones.
The Top 3 contestants from every state will be provided a Golden Ticket to the State’s Zonal crowning ceremony which will be held in Bengaluru on 24 February, Kolkata on 17 March, Delhi on 12 April and Pune on 13 May 2018 where one deserving girl will get a chance to represent her state at the Grand Finale in Mumbai.
The participation criteria for any girl includes:- the height criteria is 5’5” and above, age is 18–25 (25 as per 31st Dec 2018) and the swimwear round has been eliminated from the auditions.
Each of the four zones will be led by a celebrity mentor who has been given the responsibility of judging and selecting the best talent from their respective zones while guiding and sharing their experience. Neha Dhupia (Delhi), Rakul Preet Singh (Bengaluru), Pooja Hegde (Pune), Pooja Chopra (Kolkata).
Rajesh Seth, COO, FBB, Future Group said “This association strategically complements with the FBBs brand objective of making India more stylish with the desire to democratise fashion.”
Talking about this partnership, Mr. Raj Nayak, COO – Viacom18 said, after preparing Manushi Chillar to stand tall and shine in a tough battleground, FBB Colors Miss India is back with double vigor and enthusiasm handpick the most brightest of the aspirants who will contribute to the society as well as make the country proud. At Colors we have always worked towards empowering the women who are the harbingers of change and the same sentiment is being echoed by Femina Miss India beauty pageant, which makes this partnership truly a fruitful one.