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Sarthak, Savina crowned Bollywood Mr & Miss India 2017

Sarthak, Savina crowned Bollywood Mr & Miss India 2017

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Sarthak Verma from Delhi and Savina Birla from Chandigarh were crowned Bollywood Mr India and Miss India 2017 respectively at a first of its kind Bollywood pageant, held in the capital.
Organised by the Studio 19 Films this weekend, the “Bollywood Mr and Miss India 2017” contest had an eminent jury comprising Bollywood actors Arbaaz Khan,Sana Khan, Mahima Chaudhary, Rajnish Duggal, Claudia Ciesla, Debina Bonnerjee, Simran Kaur and Yash Ahlawat .
The winners, whose names were unveiled by the jury panel, win the golden ticket to Bollywood.
Participants from all across the country showcased their talent at the event.
Speaking at the event, actor Arbaaz Khan said, “Every participant is special and hold the zeal to make it to the Bollywood.
" On being asked, what it takes to be a successful actor, Arbaaz said, "Dedication, focus, hardwork and talent is the key to become successful.
" Yash Ahlawat, actor and founder Studio 19 films said, “This is for the first time that a pageant is giving direct entry to Bollywood to the winners.
" Yash said,"Being part of the Bollywood industry, I have closely seen extremely talented actors struggling hard to be an actor, especially from two tier and three tier cities and hence created this platform.
" Ruchiekka Krishnani, CEO Studio 19 Films said, “Studio 19 Films is a major platform that is emerging to give wings to the dreams of young models and aspirants.
With short films and ad projects, one can directly enter the silver screen.
With Studio 19 Films, one will be properly trained and groomed for the screen tests.
” Ritika had designed the ethnic collection for the evening from Dezignare Fashion and her showstopper was Debina Bonnerjee.
Prromila from Cocoon had designed the evening wear gown collection for the contestants and showstopper for her collection was Claudia Ciesla.
The finale witnessed Vibha Sudarshan and Alok Sharma holding motivational talk discussions to boost morale and self- confidence of the contestants There were sessions of meditation and power yoga by Shyla Kohli, to channelise the positivity and de-stress the contestants for the final show.


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Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

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DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

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Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Kolkata, Sep 8 (UNI) From yesteryears` actresses Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, Madhubala, Helen and Asha Parekh to the new-age heroines like Aishwarya, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar, are all bound by a common thread - the evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.