Bollywood sizzles at Miss India 2008

The Femina Miss India contest was held this past Saturday at the Andheri Sports Complex in Bombay, and Bollywood had a strong presence (see notes, pictures and videos below). As for the contest, the winners were as follows:
  • Simran Kaur Mundi (of Mumbai!): Miss India Universe 2008
  • Parvathy Omanakuttan (of Kerala): Miss India World 2008
  • Harshita Saxena(of Goa): Miss India Earth 2008


Of course, there was a strong Bollywood representation at the event. The panel of judges included Tabu, Katrina Kaif, and Zeenat Aman, and one of the emcees was Dia Mirza. Classy.

From this official press release:

...the grandest pageant in the country had some of the country’s leading Bollywood divas perform at the gala evening. Bipasha Basu had the audience captivated with her performance on the hit tracks like Allah Duhai and Pehli Nazar. Sameera Reddy paid a tribute to the very sexy Zeenat Aman (also an ex Miss India) as she danced to the ever green hits like Laila Main Laila , Chura Liya hai and Kareena Kapoor was her usual charismatic self as she swayed and enthralled the audiences to the tunes of Its rocking, Mauja hi mauja and Aaj ki Raat.

Here is a Times of India piece discussing the event. And pictures from the event (in the following order) of: Kareena Kapoor, Sameera Reddy, and Bipasha Basu. See videos of Kareena's and Sameera's performances below.



Kareena Kapoor and Sameera Reddy (in that order) sizzled at the event.




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