Delhi, 20th August 2018: The glamour quotient and oomph factor of Yamaha Fascino Miss
Diva Miss Universe India 2018 styled by Central elevated its 6 th year with the launch of its all
new season. The winner will represent the country at the coveted pageant Miss Universe.
Collaborating in this incredible journey of bringing forth Indian beauty and talent at the global
beauty platform, Lara Dutta who is the mentor and face will take over the mantle of finding
that one girl who will revolutionize the definition of Fun, Adventurous, Witty, Sporty, Sassy,
Sensual, Fit, Compassionate & Captivating.
The nationwide auditions began in June giving the winner the once in a lifetime opportunity
to attain a ticket to Miss Universe. The 10 city auditions that traversed through the length and
breadth of the country from cities like Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune,
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Delhi culminated into the final leg of auditions at
Mumbai last week and announced the TOP 20 finalists who shall now compete for the
The Top 20 finalists will undergo vigorous training & grooming from the best in the industry
and will participate in 4 city sub-contest event followed by a thematic night, which is
an all new format with a unique concept based event to vie for the crown.
The first sub contest was in Goa followed by the second at the Roseate House, Aerocity
New Delhi. The 20 finalists will travel later to Chennai and the final sub-contest will be in
Mumbai, to gauge the girls on various winning qualities.
The evening was graced by celebrities like former Miss Universe Lara Dutta, Sophie
Chaudhary and Pulkit Samrat at the red carpet at Roseate House, Aerocity New Delhi..
Lara welcomes the guests and introduces the new format and explains how the new format
is an invite for people to witness what goes into making a Diva. She speaks about the
qualities she is looking for in this year’s winner who will be representation India at Miss
While the girls were judged on the sassed of YAMAHA FASCINO MISS TALENTED, GLAM
STUDIOS MISS GLOWING SKIN, Dr KATHURIA’S MISS BEAUTIFUL SMILE and
ROSEATE HOUSE MISS SPIRIT OF DELHI, Kailash Kher kept the crowd engaged with his
An elite fashionable set of panelists and Judges for Delhi sub-contest included :
1. Lara Dutta:- is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen who was crowned
Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000 . She was the second woman
from India to be crowned Miss Universe , and has been the only delegate from
India to win the crown since.
2. Sophie Chaudhary :- is an Indian singer and film actress. She has been active
primarily in Indian films and is also a former MTV India VJ and occasional model
and television presenter.
3. Pulkit Samrat :- is an Television actor, Indian film actor and model. He made his
debut in Hindi cinema with Bittoo Boss and later acted in films like Fukrey, Dolly ki
Doli and many 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.
The pageant is Styled By Central, India’s Favorite Fashion Department store.
Catch the exciting journey of the Divas on 30 th August at 7pm and the differed live telecast of
the finale on 31 st August at 10pm on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment
Buy tickets on bookmyshow to witness a power packed performance live by Sonakshi Sinha
and Tiger Shroff at the Dome @ NSCI on August 31 st , 6 pm onwards.
Partners and Sponsors Credit Box:
Title Sponsor: Yamaha Fascino
Styled by: Central
In Partnership With: Colors Infinity
Skin Care Expert: Dr Tvacha
Cosmetic Partner: Dazller Eterna
Salon Partner: Glam Studios
Vision Partner: Kodak Lens
Smile Care Partner: Dr Kathuria’s Dentistry
Nutrition Partner: Dietician Nisha Malhotra
Personality Skills Mentor: Sanjeev Datta
Radio Partner: Radio Mirchi
Multiplex Partner: Carnival Cinemas
Show Director: Nayanika Chatterjee
Designer for Evening Wear: Sonaakshi Raaj
Lara’s Outfit by : Varun Bahl
Jewellery by Azotiique
Fashion Director : Eshaa Amiin
In House Stylist : Bharat Gupta & Sheefa Gilani
Hair & Make Up Designer: Kajee Rai
Pouring Partner – Johnnie walker the journey celebrate responsibly
Hospitality & Venue Partner: Roseate Hotels & Resorts
Decor Partner : FNP Weddings & Events
Creative Consultants : Cineyug
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About Miss India Organization:
Miss India is the most sought after glamorous beauty pageant in the country that turns
dreams into reality. It is a property with a mass appeal as millions worldwide gear up to
watch India’s next representative at the global platform. It is the search of the perfect woman
with beauty, poise, elegance and intelligence to represent India at Miss World and Miss
Universe. It is a platform that has won many accolades for the country on the international
arena and the past winners such as Aishwarya Rai, Sushmita Sen, Lara Dutta, Priyanka
Chopra, Diya Mirza, etc. have made India proud at international circles.
About Yamaha Motor:
Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint-venture. In August 2001, it
became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC), Japan. In 2008, Mitsui & Co.,
Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint-investor in India Yamaha Motor
Private Limited (IYM).Presently, IYM markets and sells its two-wheelers including: Sports
model YZF-R3 (321 cc), YZF-R15 version 3.0 (155 cc), YZF-R15 S (149 cc); Blue-Core
Technology enabled models such as FZ 25 (249 cc), Fazer 25 (249 cc), FZ-S FI (Fuel-
Injected, 149 cc), FZ FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), Fazer FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), SZ-RR
version 2.0 (149 cc), Saluto (125 cc), Saluto RX (110 cc), Cygnus Ray-ZR (113 cc), Fascino
(113 cc), Cygnus Alpha (113 cc), Cygnus Ray Z (113 cc); latest superbike MT-09 (847 cc)
and YZF-R1 (998 cc).
The flagship retail format of Future Lifestyle Fashions, Central is a chain of fashion
departmental stores located in central areas of large Indian metropolises and cities. Central
stores are large-format stores measuring anywhere between 60,000 square feet to 230,000
square feet and offering over 500 Domestic & International brands across every category
including men’s-wear, casual wear, ethnic-wear, women’s-wear, kids wear, footwear,
accessories, home products, health and beauty. These stores, often located in standalone
locations also have food-courts, restaurants, supermarkets and electronics superstores built
within. Central stores are located in large cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata,
Pune, Ahmedabad and Gurgaon, as well as smaller cities like Guwahati, Baroda, Indore,
Vizag, Bhubaneswar, Patna and Surat. At present there are 40 Central stores present in 25
cities operating over 3 million squarefeet of retail space across India.