by Charan Suvarna
Mumbai: Mangalorean Girl fashion ABCD model crowned as fbbFemina Miss India International 2015. The results are:
Miss India world - Aditi Arya
Miss India International - Aafreen vaz
Miss India Grand Intl - Vartika Singh
A magical moment on stage: Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala recreate magic on stage
The common question was asked for top 5 finalists
Question: At what age do most people become old and what is the secret to staying young?
Aafreen's reply: Transition from young to old is subjective...when you start behaving old you feel old and if you smile then you stay young.
The trio were selected from the top five finalists of the fbb Femina Miss India 2015 that also included Tanya Hope and Deeksha Kaushal.
This year, 21 contestants from across the country participated in the beauty contest.
The coronation night saw contestants walking the ramp for the final time. Out of the 21 contestants, only five made it to the final question and answer round. As a result of securing the top three spots, Aditi would represent India at Miss World 2015, Aafreen would participate at Miss International 2015, while Vartika would take part at the Miss Grand International beauty pageants.
Actors Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Shahid Kapoor performed at the grand finale. Along with them, “Balampichkari” hitmaker Shalmali Kholgade and Meet Bros Anjjan also performed live.
"Welcome Back" team, including Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and producer Firoz A Nadiadwala, were on the judging panel for the finale. The film's director, Anees Bazmee also attended the coronation night along with stars Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and Shruti Haasan.
The beauty pageant, which will be telecasted on April 5, also saw the attendance of actresses Shilpa Shetty, Manisha Koirala, Neha Dhupia, Sonali Bendre, dancer Shiamak Davar and designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosala.
five finalists were selected on the basis of judges' score.