Nandini Gupta of Rajasthan has been crowned Femina Miss India World 2023 on April 15. The grand ceremony was organised at Imphal's Khuman Lampak Stadium, Manipur in India.
Following the tradition, Nandini was crowned by Karnataka's Sini Shetty, Miss India 2022.
Nandini, 19, was looking breathtaking in a black colour body-hugging gown with a plunging front. Her gown was embellished with black stones.
Sharing the picture of Nandini's crowning moment on the official Instagram handle, they wrote, “WORLD - here she comes! Nandini Gupra has conquered our stage and taken over our hearts with her magnetism, charm, endurance and beauty! We're so proud and can't wait to see her on the Miss World stage! We're so proud of your journey and all the hard work you've undertaken to earn the crown to your full credit. May you shine always! Ladies and gentlemen, welcome your new reigning queen, Nandini Gupta, Femina Miss India World 2023.”
The evening kickstarted with a breathtaking performance by the former winners of the pageant, Sini Shetty, Rubal Shekhawat, Shinata Chauhan, Manasa Varanasi, Manika Sheokand, Manya Singh, Suman Rao and Shivani Jadhav - dressed in exquisite and finely crafted lehengas from Mohey.
Hosted by Manish Paul and Bhumi Pednaker, Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Panday performed at the 59th edition of the event.
The first runner-up is Shreya Poonja from Delhi and Manipur's Thounaojam Strela Luwang emerged as the second runner-up.
The jury panel was comprised of Neha Dhupia, choreographer Terence Lewis, film director Harshavardhan Kulkarni, boxer Laishram Sarita Devi, and designers Rocky Star and Namrata Joshipura.