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Sania Mirza turns up as jury at Femina Miss India

April 10, 2016 18:45 IST

IMAGE: Sania Mirza attends Femina Miss India Grand Finale in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI.

Taking a break from tennis courts Sania Mirza was part of the jury at a beauty pageant event held in Mumbai.

The tennis star was among the panel to adjudge the FBB Femina Miss India. 

The jury also included Sanjay Dutt, Yami Gautam, Arjun Kapoor, Kabir Khan, Amy Jackson, Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna, Ekta Kapoor, designers Manish Malhotra and Shane Peacock.

Delhi girl Priyadarshini Chatterjee was announced as the winner of Femina Miss India World by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during a star-studded ceremony, which was attended by eminent names from the film and fashion industry.

Priyadarshini will represent India at the Miss World 2016 pageant. She saw off competition from Bangalore girl Sushruthi Krishna, who was the 1st runner up and Lucknow's Pankhuri Gidwani, to win the title. 

Shah Rukh kept the contestants entertained with his charm and humour as he promoted his upcoming film "Fan" before announcing the winners of the pageant. 

The evening also saw performances by Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and rapper Badshah.

During the final gown round, the finalists walked the ramp while Sunidhi Chauhan performed her hit numbers. The show was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Manish Paul.

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