Finally,20 years old Navneet Kaur Dhillon, daughter of an army officer from Patiala, winning the Title of THE NEW POND’S FEMINA MISS INDIA 2013.
The first runners-up was Sobhita Dhulipala of Visakhapatnam. The 20-year-old ex-student of Vishakha Valley School currently studies at HR College, Mumbai. Zoya Afroz (18), who was the second runners-up from Lucknow, the Land of Nawabs, Zoya, an actor, studied at R N Shah High School and then Mithibai College.
Actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra added Bollywood glamour to the ceremony, which was judged by filmmaker Karan Johar, choreographer Shiamak Dawar, cricketer Yuvraj Singh, fashion designer Ritu Kumar, actors John Abraham, Asin Thottumkal and Chitrangda Singh.
Sonu Nigam and the team of the Masti including Vivek Obeori, Ritesh Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani also entertained with their acts.
Choreographer Shiamak Davar confirmed the news. He tweeted, “Rehearsing with Aishwarya for Femina Miss India. Memories from when I choreographed her for Miss World. Don’t miss it today.”
The 10 semi-finalists of NEW POND’S FEMINA MISS INDIA were Anukriti Gusain, Apurva Lonkar, Gail Nicole Da Silva, Navneet Kaur Dhillon, Sagarika Chhetri, Sobhita Dhulipala, Srishti Rana, Swati Kain, Vijaya Sharma and Zoya Afroz.