A 19-year-old Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned Femina Miss India 2018 in a grand ceremony in Mumbai hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Ayushmann Kurrana.
She beat 30 contestants to bag the top honour in front of a judges panel that included Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who awarded Anukreethy Vas her crown.
The first runner-up was Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana while Shreya Rao Kamavarapu from Andhra Pradesh secured the second runner-up position.
The judges panel included Bollywood actors like Malaika Arora, Bobby Deol & Kunal Kapoor and cricketers Irfan Pathan & KL Rahul.
The glamourous evening saw performances by stars like Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor & Jacqueline Fernandez.
Miss World 207 Manushi Chhillar, with Miss United Continents 2017 Sana Dua, and Miss Intercontinental 2017 Priyanka Kumari, crowned their respective successors.
Anukreethy Vas will now represent India at Miss World 2018 while the two runners-up will represent the country at Miss Grand International 2018 and Miss United Continents 2018 respectively.