Suman Rao, a Rajasthani CA student, emerged as the Miss India World 2019 winner. The ceremony took place on Saturday at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium.
Miss Grand India 2019 was crowned by Chhattisgarh’s Shivani Jadhav, a qualified engineer, while Bihar’s management student Shreya Shanker won the 2019 title of Miss India United Continents. As Miss India Runner Up 2019, Telangana’s Sanjana Vij was adjudicated.
A panel of renowned designer duo Falguni Shane Peacock, Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponca de Leon, performers Huma Qureshi, Chitrangda Singh, Aayush Sharma, choreographer-filmmaker Remo D’Souza, sprinter Dutee Chand and football captain Sunil Chhetri judged the winners.
At Miss World 2019 in Thailand, the 20-year-old Rao, a college student, will represent India.
“When you get yourself determined towards a particular goal in life, every single nerve and fiber of your body starts working into that direction for a victorious journey,” she said in an interview.
Film stars such as Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal and Mouni Roy fascinated the crowd with their dance performances during the event. Bollywood director Karan Johar and actor Manish Paul hosted the event.