Manasvi Mamgai, 22, was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2010 at a gala event on Friday night. She will represent India at the global pageant later this year.
Neha Hinge, 23, was crowned Miss India International 2010, while Nicole Faria, 20, is Miss India Earth 2010.
A bevy of Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor, Salman Khan, Lara Dutta, Neha Dhupia and Vivek Oberoi mesmerised the audience with their performances.
The contestants dazzled in beautiful creations by designers Ritu Kumar and Anita Dongre.
The 18 finalists were judged by personalities like Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, writer Chetan Bhagat, tennis star Sania Mirza, boxer Vijender Singh, director Anurag Basu, designer Ritu Beri and actor Kunal Kapoor.
This year, Sushmita Sen’s production company Tantra Entertainment has been awarded the India franchise to select participant for the Miss Universe contest and the winner will represent India at the international pageant.
As a result, the Miss Universe title at the pageant was replaced by Miss International.