Winners of 2012 Femina Miss India Contest
Vanya Mishra, Prachi Mishra and Rochelle Maria Rao are the winners of the 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant
- Vanya Mishra is Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2012. She will represent India at the Miss World 2012 Pageant.
- Prachi Mishra is Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2012. She will represent India at the Miss Earth 2012 Pageant.
- Rochelle Maria Rao is Pantaloons Femina Miss India International 2012. Rochelle Rao will represent India at the Miss International 2012 Pageant.
|PROFILE||VANYA MISHRA||PRACHI MISHRA||ROCHELLE MARIA RAO|
|Femina Miss India Title||Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2012||Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2012||Pantaloons Femina Miss India International 2012|
|Miss India Sub Contest||Femina Miss Colossal Eyes 2012, Femina Miss Glowing skin 2012, Femina Miss Photogenic 2012||Miss Congeniality 2012||Miss Body Beautiful 2012, Miss Glamourous Diva 2012, Miss Ramp Model 2012|
|Age||19 years||24 years||23 years|
|City||Chandigarh, India||Allahabad, Utter Pradesh||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Place of Birth||Jalandar, Punjab||Allahabad, Utter Pradesh||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Profession (before title)||Engineering Student||Investment Advisor||Anchor, Model|
|Height||5 ft 7 in||5 ft 8 in||5 ft 7 in|
|Vital Statistics||34-25-37||34- 26-36||32-23-36|
|College||Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, Chandigarh||Symbiosis, Pune||M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Woman, Chennai|
|Religion, Community||Hindu, Brahmin||Hindu, Brahmin||Christian|
|After Winning Miss India||Wants to buy a luxury car||Wants to take a European vacation with family||Wants to take a long vacation|
|Interest||Music, dancing, badminton, reading||Reading, travelling||Love nature, making new friends, experimenting new cuisines, social work, music, reading, traveling|
|Favorite Actor||Priyanka Chopra, Robert Downey (Junior)||Akshay Kumar||Johnny Depp|
|Favorite Movie||Due Date (starring Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis)||Jab We Met (starring Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor)||Now and Then (starring Christina Ricci, Demi Moore)|
|Miss India Qualifying||Vanya won the Dabur Gulabari Miss Rose Glow 2011 contest and get an entry to the Top 20||Prachi was First Runner Up at Femina Miss India Uttar Pradesh 2012||Rochelle was First Runner Up at Femina Miss India Miss South 2012|
Judges at 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India
- Ekta Kapoor (Producer)
- Sonam Kapoor (Actress)
- Sonali Bendre (Actress)
- Sanjiv Bajaj (MD of Bajaj Finservices)
- Sonu Nigam (Singer, Actor)
- Rohit Shetty (Director)
- Harbhajan Singh (Cricketer)
- Raghavendra Rathore (Designer)
- Sakshi Tanwar (TV Personality)
Schedule and Events at Miss India 2012
Events Before 2012 Miss India Final on 30 Mar
From March 22 to 29, 2012, winners of the 2012 Miss India sub contest (Miss Photogenic, Miss Fresh Face, Miss Beautiful Hair, Miss Beautiful Legs, Miss Body Beautiful, etc) were announced in multiple events. Please refer to the list of Sub-Contest winners.
2012 Femina Miss India Show – Sequence of Events on March 30
1] Miss India Starts Finalist Introduction Introduction and Entertainment Program
- The 9 judges take their place. Sonam Kapoor, who is one of the judges, makes her entry with the Masakali track.
- The 20 Miss India contestants come on stage, the 2012 Femina Miss India Pageant will start off with an entertainment program for the audience.
- All 20 Miss India 2012 finalists arrive on the stage dressed in Pantaloon’s “Label Ra” collection. This collection is designed by Anirban and Rajesh.
- Next is a song and dance show by Ali Zafar. Her performs his song “Madhubala” with former Miss India winners Manasvi Mamgai and Neha Hinge.
2] Swimwear Round at 2012 Femina Miss India and Entertainment
- During Ali Zafar’s performance, all 20 contestants change into swimwear designed by Naresh and Shivan.
- All 20 Miss India finalist walk the ramp in their swimwear.
3] Performances by Bollywood Stars and Ramp Walk by Contestants
- Before the Top 10 Miss India finalists are announced, TV actors Kapil Sharma and Ali Asgar entertain the audience.
- Reteish Deshmukh and Tusshar Kapoor put up a skit from their new film Kya Kool Hai Hum – 2.
- While the performance is going on, the 20 finalist change into stunning blue evening gowns designed by Raakesh Agarvwal.
- All 20 finalists walk the ramp in their gowns.
- The remaining Miss India sub-contest winners will be announced. Vidhi Bhardwaj is 2012 Miss Beauty for a Cause.
- Ipsita Pati received the maximum number of votes from the public, which means she gets a direct entry into the Top 10. Erica Fernandez got the second highest number of votes followed by Vanya Mishra.
- Next, all 20 finalist walk the ramp for the last time.
4] 2012 Femina Miss India Finalist in the Top 10 Round
The TOP 10 finalist of the 2012 Femina Miss India are (Ipsita Pati is already through because she received the highest number of public votes):
- Ipsita Pati
- Rochelle Maria Rao
- Erica Fernandez
- Vanya Mishra
- Purva Rana
- Sonam Pachey
- Himanshi Agarwala
- Shamata Anchan
- Sana Khan
- Prachi Mishra
5] TOP 10 Round, Q&A, at Pantaloons Femina Miss India
- Before the start of the round, Nargis Fakhri danced with TV actors Karan Tacker, Karan Wahi and Gurmeet Choudhry.
- The judges ask questions to all 10 finalists.
- The judges have made up their minds and announced the TOP 5 contestants.
6] TOP 5 Finalist at 2012 Femina Miss India
- Sana Khan
- Prachi Mishra
- Rochelle Maria Rao
- Ipsita Pati
- Vanya Mishra
7] Top 5 Round at 2012 Miss India
- The Final 5 participants are asked the same final crucial questions – “If you have an option, will you create thousand jobs or feed thousand children daily?”. Vanya Mishra’s reply was – “Little children are innocent and anybody’s heart will melt. I wil also try to give them education so that they can feed themselves and their family too.“
- At the end of the final Q&A, the winners are announced.
- The 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India crowns are placed by the 2011 Miss India winners, Kanishtha Dhankhar, Hasleen Kaur and Ankita Shorey.
Sub Contest Crowns at 2012 Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant
In addition to the top 3 titles at the 2012 Miss India Contest, the following crowns will also be awarded:
- Miss Congeniality [Prachi Mishra is the 2012 Miss Congeniality]
- Miss Ramp Model / Ramp Walk [Rochelle Maria Rao is the 2012 Miss Ramp Model]
- Miss Beautiful Legs [Farah Hussain is the 2012 Miss Beautiful Legs]
- Miss Beautiful Smile [Sana Khan is the 2012 Miss Beautiful Smile]
- Miss Beautiful Eyes [Vanya Mishra is the 2012 Miss Beautiful Eyes]
- Miss Beautiful Lips [Sonam Pachey Saratsang is the 2012 Miss Beautiful Lips]
- Miss Beautiful / Stylish Hair [Sonam Pachey Saratsang is the 2012 Miss Beautiful / Stylish Hair]
- Miss Glamorous Diva, [Rochelle Maria Rao is the 2012 Miss Glamorous Diva]
- Miss Ravishing [Ipsita Pati is the 2012 Miss Ravishing]
- Miss Beauty For Health [Farah Hussain is the 2012 Miss Beauty For Health]
- Miss Globe Trotter [Aasttha Ssidana is the 2012 Miss Globe Trotter]
- Miss Fashionista [Sneha Upadhyay is the 2012 Miss Fashionista]
- Miss Photogenic [Vanya Mishra is the 2012 Miss Photogenic]
- Miss Beauty for a Cause [Vidhi Bhardwaj is 2012 Miss Beauty for a Cause]
- Miss Radiant /Glowing Skin [Vanya Mishra is the 2012 Miss Glowing Skin]
- Miss Dream Girl [Purva Rana is the 2012 Miss Dream Girl]
- Miss Divine Thoughts [Farah Hussain is the 2012 Miss Divine Thoughts]
- Miss Fresh Face [Erica Fernandes is the 2012 Miss Fresh Face]
- Miss Body Beautiful [Rochelle Maria Rao is the 2012 Miss Body Beautiful]
- Miss Vivacious [Ipsita Pati is the 2012 Miss Vivacious]
- Miss Active [Shamata Anchan is 2012 Miss Active]
- Miss India Online Poll Winner [Ipsita Pati is the 2012 Miss India Online Poll Winner]
The 2011 Femina Miss India World, Kanishtha Dhankhar, had won the maximum number of sub-contests (5). There is a strong probability that the girl who does well in the sub contest also does well in the main competition
Winners of Miss India sub contests are:
- Rochelle Maria Rao (3 sub contests)
- Farah Hussain (3 sub contests)
- Vanya Mishra (3 sub contests)
- Ipsita Pati (3 sub contest)
- Sonam Pachey (2 sub contests)
- Prachi Mishra (1 sub contest)
- Sana Khan (1 sub contest)
- Aasttha Ssidana (1 sub contest)
- Sneha Upadhyay (1 sub contest)
- Purva Rana (1 sub contest)
- Erica Fernandes (1 sub contest)
- Shamata Anchan (1 sub contest)
- Vidhi bhardwaj (1 sub contest)
Performers at the Femina Miss India 2012 Show
As in previous Miss India pageants, famous actors and singers from Bollywood will perform for the audience and the contestants will be introduced and escorted on the stage by popular TV actors. For the 2012 Femina Miss India show on March 30, the performers are Ali Zafar, Mika Singh, Nargis Fakhri. TV actors who will play host and perform include Karan Wahi, Karan Tacker, Gurmeet Choudhary. Tushar Kapoor and Balaji Films will promote “Kya Cool Hain Hum – 2” at the event. Former Miss India winners Manasvi Mamgai and Neha Hinge will perform with Ali Zafar.
Last year’s Miss India winners, Kanishtha Dhankhar, Ankita Shorey, Hasleen Kaur, will present the crown to the 2012 Femina Miss India World, Miss India International, Miss India Earth.
Nargis Fakri at Femina Miss India 2012
Nargis made her acting debut in Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Nargis’ next big role is in Krrish 3. Nargis, who is an US citizen, is a successful model who is represented by Fords Model agency. Nargis will perform with Gurmeet Choudhary the song “Sajh Dhaj Ke” from Mausum.
Mika Singh at Femina Miss India 2012
Mika is a popular singer who sings in Hindi, Punjabi and Bengali. He is expected to sing his hit songs such as “Pungi” from Agent Vinod and songs from Hindi movies Jab We Met, Singh is King, Desi Boys, Bodyguard, Ready.
Ali Zafar at Femina Miss India 2012
Ali Zafar is a Pakistani actor, singer, music composer, song writer. Ali has acted in “Tere Bin Laden”, “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan” and “London, Paris, New York”. He is expected to sing his hit songs such as London Paris New York, Madhubala, Love mein gum, Jhoom, Masty.
Karan Wahi at Femina Miss India 2012
Karan is a TV actor who performs the role of Rohan in the TV serial “Kuch Toh Log Kahenge”. His most successful role is the serial “Remix”.
Karan Tacker at Femina Miss India 2012
Karan Tacker is a TV actor and host who appears as Viren in the TV serial “Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai”. Karan is famous for playing the role of “Shantanu Khandelwal” in the Star One serial “Rang Badalti Odhani”.
Gurmeet Choudhary at Femina Miss India 2012
Gurmeet is a TV actor who plays the role of Yash in the TV serial “Punar Vivah”. He is also famous for playing the role of Ram in the 2008 TV version of Ramayan and Mann in “Geet- Hui Sabse Parayi”.
Prizes for Winners of 2012 Miss India Contest
The sponsors of the Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant present many gifts to the winners. All three winners of this year’s contest will be awarded the following prizes:
- A new Skoda Rapid
Public Vote For 2012 Miss India
Femina Miss India offers the general public the option to choose their favorite contender for the Femina Miss India 2012 title. You can cast your vote either online at the Femina Miss India website or by sending a SMS. You can even win prizes if your contestant gets the highest votes. Details are mentioned below. The Miss India participant who gets the highest number of votes will directly enter the “Top 10” round during the grand finale on 30 March, 2012.
Voting ends at 12 noon on March 29, 2012.
1] SMS Vote for 2012 Miss India
Send SMS to 58888. The 8 character SMS is – [pfmi(SPACE)ZZZ] where ZZZ are the first 3 letters of the contestants first name.
For example: To vote for Farah Hussain, the SMS to 58888 is “pmfi far”.
Only for Sonampreet Bajwa, the SMS contains first 3 characters of her surname – “pmfi baj”. This is because Sonam Pachey and Sonampreet Bajwa share the same first 3 characters – “son”.
2] Vote Online at the Femina Miss India 2012 site
Go to the Miss India online poll and select your top 3 contenders. You can win prizes if your choice matches the top 3 Femina Miss India Finalists.
Grooming Training For Miss India 2012
All 20 final contestants of the 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India Pageant will undergo a month long grooming program at various picturesque locations.
- The 20 finalist travelled to Allepey in Kerala for the first leg of their grooming program. In Allepey the contestants stayed at the luxurious Carnoustie Beach Resort & Ayurveda Spa which has 40 beautiful villas.
- From beautiful Allepey, the 20 participants will spend a week at Mumbai’s Courtyard by Marriott.
- On Sunday, March 18, the 20 finalist will travel to Goa where they will stay at elegant boutique hotel “The Sol”. The training sessions will be held at the North Goa hotel “Primo Bom”. The contestants will unwind at Goa’s famous night club Tito’s.
- After Goa, the contestants will spend time at India’s newest hill station, Lavasa.
- The final leg of the training will be imparted in Mumbai where the girls will once again stay at Courtyard by Marriott.
Experts Imparting Grooming Training to Miss India 2012 Contestants
- Marc Robinson: He is the creative director of the 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant.
- Sabira Merchant: Diction expert will train the contestants in public speaking, pronunciation and diction. Sabira has trained previous Miss Universe winner Lara Dutta and Miss World’s Priyanka Chopra and Diana Hayden.
- Chhaya Momaya: Image consultant who will train the contestants on etiquette. The girls will be taught table manners, social interaction, social etiquette.
- Dabboo Ratnani: Celebrity photographer will create portfolios for all the girls. He was busy taking photos of the contestants on the beaches.
- Amit Hansraj: Official stylist for the pageant.
- Clint Fernandes: He is the hair & makeup artist for the final event on March 30.
- Amanender Singhpoora: Hair artist who will help the girls with their hair styling during the month long training.
- Kapila Khapra: She is a makeup artist who will train the girls on the art of applying makeup.
- Samir Purohit: Fitness expert who will create exercise regime for each contestant.
- Dr Manoj Khanna: Aesthetic grooming and cosmetology expert
- Dr Jamuna Pai: Skincare specialist who will help the girls achieve flawless skin.
- Dr Sandesh Mayekar: He is a smile designer who uses non-invasive cosmetic dentistry and facial exercises to produce a stunning smile.
- Shivan and Narresh: Swimwear designers
- Raakesh Agarvwal: He will design the evening gowns for the final on March 30.
- Alesia Raut: She will train the contestants on how to walk the ramp with confidence and the correct posture.
Selection of Final 20 Contestants for 2012 Miss India
The final 20 contestants for the 49th Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant, 2012, were selected by a panel of judges comprising pageant Creative Director Marc Robinson, Bennett Coleman MD Vineet Jain and Miss Teen World Amy Jackson.
TV Partner of Femina Miss India 2012
Zoom TV is the TV partner of the 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India Pageant. Both Femina and Zoom TV are part of the Bennett, Coleman group.
Starting March 23, Zoom will show a reality series with the 20 Miss India finalist, called “Main Miss India”.
Date of 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India
The final of the 2012 Pantaloons Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant will be held on March 30, 2012, starting at 6:30 pm onward. The actual event will start after 8:00 pm.
Location of 2012 Miss India Pageant
The Pantaloons Femina Miss India Beauty Contest 2012 will be held at Bhavan’s College Ground, Andheri (West), Mumbai.