Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu has been crowned as the Femina Miss India 2018 in a grand ceremony held at Dome, NSCI stadium in Mumbai. The first and second runners-up of the pageant are Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana and Shreya Rao from Andhra Pradesh. The divas were crowned by none other than the 2017 pageant winners Manushi Chhillar, who later went on to bag the title of Miss World 2017, former first runners-up and  Miss United Continents 2017 Sana Dua and former second runners-up and Miss Intercontinental Priyanka Kumari.

Hosted by Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Ayushmann Khurrana, the judges of the night were Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, renowned journalist Faye D’souza, Indian cricket team players KL Rahul and Irrfan Pathan and Bollywood stars Malaika Arora Khan, Bobby Deol, Kunal Kapoor and fashion designer Gaurav Gupta. All the top 30 contenders were dressed in the Gaurav Gupta couture for the big night.

Along with the top 3 contenders, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit was crowned as Femina Mrs India 2018 at the event. To add glitz and glamour to the event, Bollywood stars like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez along with Madhuri Dixit danced at popular chartbusters, setting the stage on fire.

The top 5 contestants running towards the race of bagging the title of Femina Miss India 2018 namely- Gayatri Bharadwaj from Delhi, Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana, Stefy Patel from Haryana, Anukreethy Vyas from Tamil Nadu and Shreya Rao Kamavarapu- were mentored by Neha Dhupia, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Hegde and Pooja Chopra.

Speaking about Femina Miss India 2018 Anukreethy Vas, the 19 year old diva is from Tamil Nadu and is pursuing BA French from Loyola College. The diva will now be seen following the footsteps of Manushi Chillar as she will be representing India at Miss World 2018 while first and second runners up Meenakshi Chaudhary and Shreya Rao will go on to represent India at Miss Grand International 2018 and Miss United Continents 2018.