INDIAN PAGEANT

Miss and Mrs India Worldwide 2016

Picture Credits: Raj Suri

Picture Credits: Raj Suri

The 25th anniversary of Miss India Worldwide was held in New Jersey, USA this month where Indian women from different countries competed for the prestigious title Miss India Worldwide 2016. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the contest and make it more grand, for the first time, Mrs India Worldwide was launched and held together with Miss India Worldwide. The finale gala was held at at Royal Albert’s Palace, Fords, NJ where Miss and Mrs India Worldwide were crowned.

Karina Kohli - Miss India Worldwide 2016

Karina Kohli – Miss India Worldwide 2016

Miss India Worldwide 2016 was won by Karina Kohli of USA. Karina was crowned by outgoing Miss India Worldwide, Stephanlie Lohale of Oman and sashed by TV actress Nia Sharma.  Namita was crowned by Bollywood actress Meenakshi Seshadri.

Krsna Priya Dasa of South Africa and Karishma Malhotra of Aruba were first and second runner-up, respectively, for Miss India Worldwide.  Stephanie Madavane of France and Lankika Mathotaarachchi of Sri Lanka were top five finalists.

The first edition of Mrs. India Worldwide 2016 was won by Namita Dodwadkarv of USA. Namita was crowned by Bollywood actress Meenakshi Seshadri. Neha Multani Verma of USA and Reevana Govender of South Africa were first and second runner-up, respectively, for Mrs. India Worldwide. Sathia Ramasamy of Malaysia and Sheetal Kelkar of India were top five finalists.

Namita Dodwadkar - Mrs India Worldwide 2016

Namita Dodwadkar – Mrs India Worldwide 2016

Source: Miss and Mrs India Worldwide

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