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Miss Diva 2013: Will Manasi Moghe be the next Ms Universe?

September 06, 2013 16:58 IST

Miss Diva 2013: Will Manasi Moghe be the next Ms Universe?

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The Indore girl all set to represent India at the Miss Universe contest in Moscow, Russia.

Manasi Moghe was crowned Miss Diva 2013 on Thursday in Mumbai. Gurleen Grewal and Srishti Rana ended with the first and second runners-up titles respectively.

Moghe (21) was born in Indore and is pursuing a degree in engineering in electronics and telecommunication from Nagpur.

Describing herself as an independent and ambitious person, the young model has joined the ranks of Sushmita Sen, Lara Dutta, Juhi Chawla, Neha Dhupia and Gul Panag among many others.


Image: Manasi Moghe flanked by Srishti Rana (L) and Gurleen Grewal
Photographs: Courtesy Percept PR

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Gurleen Grewal from Chandigarh was the first runner-up. Grewal is a fashion consultant and a model and dreams of going on a vacation with Shah Rukh Khan.

Srishti Rana, a graduate in mass communications and journalism, loves to paint and confesses that she'd probably spend the money she won on a luxury car. Rana finished third in the pageant.


Image: (L-R) Srishti Rana Manasi Moghe and Gurleen Grewal
Photographs: Courtesy Percept PR

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Among the stars at the event was the Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez who showed up in this rather elegant white evening gown.


Image: Jacqueline Fernandez
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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We usually like Malaika Arora Khan's red carpet style (see her last outing at Lakme Fashion Week here) but we aren't very sure of this particular appearance.


Image: Malaika Arora Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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It was however left to former Miss Universe Canada Sahar Biniaz to nail it on the red carpet and she did so in style in this off-the-shoulder blue number. Biniaz was among the many judges at the event.


Image: Sahar Biniaz
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Marc Robinson, the director of the Miss India Organisation turned up in a black velvet bandhgala.


Image: Marc Robinson
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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It's rather too easy to end up looking like a buffoon when you're wearing a bowtie however Kunal Kapoor does a rather splendid job of carrying it off stylishly. Take a bow, Kunal. No really!


Image: Kunal Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Finally we have Atul Kasbekar the great glamour photographer who looked like he was about to break into Gangnam Style move.


Image: Atul Kasbekar
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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