Miss India: News

Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. it is held annually and selects representatives to compete in one of the Big Four major international beauty pageants, Miss World. Organised by a local press, it was first held in 1947. Femina, a women’s magazine, started sponsoring Miss India since 1964.

07 Mar 2024


Who is Sini Shetty? Miss World finalist representing India

Sini Shetty, India's representative in the 71st Miss World Pageant, has gracefully made it to the Top 20 and is among the Top 5 from Asia and Oceania region.

01 Mar 2024


Former Miss India Tripura, Rinky Chakma (28) succumbs to cancer

Rinky Chakma, Femina Miss India Tripura 2017, has passed away aged 28 after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

09 Nov 2023


Who is former Miss India Aditi Arya, Jay Kotak's wife

Former Miss India Aditi Arya tied the knot on Tuesday with her fiancé, banker and billionaire Uday Kotak's son, Jay Kotak.

29 Sep 2023

Telugu Films

'Tiger Nageswara Rao': Anukreethy Vas's minimal first-look is eye-catching

Ravi Teja is a bonafide star of Telugu films. The actor is currently gearing up for his pan-India release Tiger Nageswara Rao which is slated for worldwide release on October 20.

05 May 2023


Miss India 2023 Nandini Gupta might star in 'Welcome 3'

The Welcome franchise is one of the most followed comic franchises in India. The first installment is the source of some OG memes, whereas the second installment was moderately decent.

17 Apr 2023


Meet Miss India 2023 2nd runner-up, Manipur's Thounaojam Strela Luwang

This year, the 59th edition of the Femina Miss India was held on April 15, with Manipur hosting the event's grand finale, creating history for the first time in Northeast India.

16 Apr 2023


Who is Rajasthan's Nandini Gupta, Femina Miss India 2023 winner

Nandini Gupta, who hails from Kota, Rajasthan, has been crowned the winner of Femina Miss India 2023.

19 Mar 2023


Happy birthday, Tanushree Dutta: Lesser-known facts about her 

Tanushree Dutta might be away from the glamor world at the moment, but she continues to rule over the hearts of her fans even today.

04 Jul 2022

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Karnataka's Sini Shetty is Femina Miss India World 2022!

The grand finale of VLCC presents Femina Miss India concluded at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai on Sunday (July 3).

17 Dec 2021


Miss India, 16 others test COVID-19+; Miss World finale postponed

The finale of Miss World 2021, which was to be held this week in Puerto Rico, has been postponed.

17 May 2021


Miss Universe: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins, Miss India 3rd runner-up

Mexico's Andrea Meza is the new Miss Universe. Defeating over 70 contestants, the 26-year-old impressed everyone at the 69th edition of the event with her honesty.

12 Feb 2021


Who is Manasa Varanasi, winner of Miss India World 2020?

Manasa Varanasi, from Telangana, has been crowned Miss India World 2020.

18 Jul 2020


Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Tracing her journey to global dominance

If there had to be one Indian celebrity you'd want to boast about to an American friend, it would undoubtedly be Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

21 Jul 2019


Six times when Salman fell in and failed at love

Salman Khan and controversies go hand-in-hand. From drunk driving and allegedly murdering several pedestrians to killing a black buck, his life has never controversy-free.

09 Jul 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Times when Sushmita Sen showed why is she an inspiration

Yesterday Sushmita Sen posted yet another video showing her insane workout regimen, where she can be seen trying to balance herself on gymnastic rings.

17 Dec 2018


Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018

It's that time of the year, when several beauties, from all across the world, come together to compete for the Miss World and Miss Universe titles.

08 Dec 2018


#MissWorld: Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned 'Miss World 2018'

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon has been named the winner of the most coveted beauty pageant of the year, Miss World 2018.

19 Jul 2018


Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India

Priyanka Chopra wasn't the obvious choice for the "Miss India" title 18 years ago as one jury member felt her complexion was "too dark", says a new book on the star who turned 36 yesterday.

24 Jun 2018


Dreamt of title looking-at pictures of Miss-India winners: Meenakshi Chaudhary

Miss India first runner-up Meenakshi Chaudhary said she has been eyeing the title ever since she was a child and that all former beauty pageant winners inspired her to realize her dream.

20 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Meet Anukreethy Vas, winner of Femina Miss India 2018

The winner of 55th Femina Miss India World 2018 is Anukreethy Vas, a student from Tamil Nadu.

20 Jun 2018


Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas crowned Femina Miss India 2018

Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned "fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018" in an extravagant ceremony held in Mumbai, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana.

30 Apr 2018


Another-gem-of-a-comment: Vijay Rupani says Narad knew everything like Google

Just when we were reeling from Tripura CM's 'Internet existed during Mahabharata time' remark, his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani said Narad knew everything about the world just like Google.

30 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Miffed with Biplab Deb's 'intelligent comments', PM Modi summons him

If media reports are to be believed, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has been summoned by Prime Minister Modi for passing several controversial remarks in the recent days.

21 Mar 2018


Actress Natasha Suri suffers a horrific accident during bungee jumping

Bollywood actress and former Miss India Natasha Suri, who was in Indonesia pertaining to professional commitments, has met with an unfortunate incident.

18 Jan 2018

Karan Johar

Karan Johar to launch Manushi Chhillar?

Karan Johar, who has been a godfather to many Bollywood actors like Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra etc., is now planning to launch the Miss World 2018 Manushi Chhillar.

25 Nov 2017


Current and ex Haryana CMs fight over honoring Manushi Chhillar

The issue of honoring recently announced Miss World Manushi Chhillar has triggered a war of words between incumbent Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

23 Nov 2017


Shraddha Shashidhar to represent India at Miss Universe 2017

Manushi Chillar, the new Miss World, has piqued the hopes of millions of Indians who are now eagerly waiting for November 26.

18 Nov 2017


India wins Miss World title after 17 years!

It's been a long wait, but India has finally broken the dry spell.

28 Jun 2017


Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

The Haryana government has landed in a controversy. Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the government's monthly Haryana Samvad magazine, has published a questionable ad.

26 Jun 2017


Haryana's Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India World 2017

Manushi Chhillar from Haryana was judged the 54th Femina Miss India World 2017, followed by first runner-up Sana Dua from J&K and second runner-up Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.

Miss France Iris Mittenaere wins Miss Universe 2017

24-year-old Miss France Iris Mittenaere won the Miss Universe 2017 title held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Metro Manila, Philippines.