Earlier in April this year, Shah Rukh Khan announced Miss Delhi Priyadarshini Chatterjee as the winner of FBB Femina Miss India World. This Assam girl beat Bengaluru girl Sushruthi Krishna, who was the first runner up and Lucknow’s Pankhuri Gidwani, to win the title. In a bid to win the Miss World 2016 title, Priyadarshini will tonight be battling against Miss Philippines Catriona Gray, Miss Nepal Asmi Shrestha, Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi Thungu, Miss Nepal Asmi Shrestha, Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela among others.
The 66th edition of the Miss World pageant is being held on December 19 at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Washington, US. The live streaming of Miss World 2016 grand finale is made available on the official website of the beauty pageant MissWorld.Com. The live telecast of Miss World 2016 finale will begin at 3.30 pm EST on December 18 (2.00 am IST, December 19). Indian beauty queen Priyadarshini Chatterjee is among 117 contestants vying for the prestigious crown of Miss World 2016.
The top 20 contestants will be selected through the challenge events, which include Talent, Top Model, Beach Fashion, Social Media, Beauty With A Purpose and Q&A. At the end of the ceremony, Spain’s Mireia Lalaguna, who is the winner of Miss World 2015, will crown her successor.
Ahead of the pageant, in an introductory video of Miss World 2016, Chatterjee says, “Representing a civilisation as old as time itself, the land of myriad cultures, traditions, languages and religions, I am very happy to be the first candidate from the Northeast of India to the Miss World Pageant.”
Bollygama extends our best wishes to Miss India. Priyadarshini Chatterjee.
Here are some of her pictures –