Pune,July 2018 : Scouted for a woman who is a beautiful blend of intellect, sass and oomph, Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2018 styled by Centralbegan its auditions in Pune, 22th July 2018.The coveted pageant has been instrumental in re-inventing the definition of beauty and fashion and setting new milestones each year. Miss Diva, a BCCL property established in 2013, is currently in its SIXTH year. The winner of the pageant represents INDIA at the prestigious MISS UNIVERSE pageant. The First Runner-Up represents INDIA at the prestigious MISS SUPRANATIONAL pageant.
With Former Miss Universe and Bollywood ActorLara Dutta as the mentor, the search finally begins for a girl who embodies beauty and beyond and has the spirit to conquer the universe. The Gorgeous Lara Dutta said,“I am looking forward to be a part of this exciting journey of finding the country’s next Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2018. The auditions will travel to 10 cities across the country in its quest to find a girl who is a perfect representation of Indian beauty and is a blend of elegance, confidence, poise, intelligence and the right attitude”.
The much awaited auditions were held a Hyatt, Pune which is located in the heart of the city and has come on board as the perfect host as the Hospitality & Venue partner, saw over 80 shortlisted entries that were invited for the auditions.
An elite fashionable set of panelist and judge included this year is ApekshaPorwal – ApekshaPorwal is a model, actor and dancer based in Mumbai. Having done a number of pageants, she’s best known for her title of Femina Miss India 2015. She’s a trained Kathak dancer and has modeled for brands like L’Oreal, Whisper, FBB. She’s trained in Method Acting from the Jeff Goldberg Studio.
The contestants were judged on various parameters ranging from ramp walk, perfect body, communications skills and more.
Yamaha Fascino, on the insatiable quest to stimulate the fashionable youngsters, is the Title Sponsor of the beauty pageant in its 5th year. The rewarding association will bring onboard its strength and expertise to support talented and ambitious women of today till their much-cherished first stardom.
This year the pageant is styled by Central, one of India’s favorite fashion department store.
The hunt for Miss Universe India 2018 that began from June 24, will be conducted in ten cities including Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Delhi, and will culminate in Mumbai. This will be followed by a four-city tour, which has been introduced for the first time this year. It’s a unique concept-based event which will see participants vie for the crown. Sub-contests will be conducted along with thematic evenings in the four cities – Goa, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai.
The auditions were judged by an esteemed set of judges from the industry, screening the contestants and choosing the best of the best, via various rounds at the auditions. The themes were designed and judged on various parameters ranging from ramp walk, perfect body, communication skills and more. The selected girls will be fast-tracked to the final round of the auditions. In the past, the pageant has changed lives of likes of Neha Dhupia, Urvashi Rautela and Mansi Moghe.
The auditions, which will traverse through the length and breadth of the country to attain the best talent, will culminate into the final leg of auditions in Mumbai. If you think you have the spark and drive to win the ticket to Miss Universe, then here is your golden chance.
The 2 part episode series will be aired on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment Channel.
Details of TOP finalists from PuneAuditions :