The scintillating evening saw an electrifying performance by singer Usha Uthup, who got the energies rising. Actress Shibani Dandekar and ace choreographer Punit Pathak entertained the audience with their bollywood performances. Anusha Dandekar and Sachin Kumbhar was seen as the emcees for the evening who kept the audience and contestants entertained through the evening. The evening saw the finalists being introduced doing some glamourous dance moves, looking gorgeous in cocktail dresses by Komal Sood. The girls then walked the ramp in a beautiful choreography wearing collection by fbb, the title partner for the pageant.
The finalists' then sashayed the ramp in glamourous evening gowns also designed by ace designer Komal Sood. 14 Contestants, who were shortlisted from over 100 aspirants in the auditions, presented a fine display of charm, poise and determination, making it a difficult decision for the judges. The selection process for the contestants spanned over 4 days of intense grooming and meticulous training that the girls were conditioned to. Various sub contests like fbb Miss Fashion Icon, fbb Miss Talented, Ruparel Realty Miss Lifestyle and many more were held to give the contestants a taste of competition awaiting them at the finale. Swissotel, Kolkata was seen playing the perfect hospitality partner for the pageant and The Park, Kolkata played the venue partner for the auditions.
fbb is the title partner for the pageant and Ruparel Realty is the powered by partner. The pageant is in association with talent partner, Mobstar. This year, the fbb femina Miss India 2016 pageant traverses across 18 cities namely Hyderabad, Lucknow, Jaipur, Indore, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Goa, Nagpur, Pune, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal and Chennai, with three regional finals in Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata. This all culminates into the final round of audition in Mumbai. Miss India Organization has not only lived up to its reputation of producing veterans but also has gone on to become a platform for launching young talent into the Indian glamour industry.
The grandeur of Miss India Organization is such that one doesn't necessarily need to be a winner to become famous. Not just films and television, these beautiful girls are also the face of many major lifestyle, fashion and luxury brands in our country. With a dynamic, holistic and rigorous training program for the finalists, the gratification the winners stand to gain runs into crores along with fame that transcends everything else. fbb Femina Miss India 2016 Kolkata e pageant proved to be a huge success with the ecstatic response from the vivacious city as always with the winner being fastracked to the grand finale of fbb Femina Miss India 2016.