By Shruti Kaushal
Top Model India Season 6, organised by the founder of India Exquisite Pageant Rajni Subba, came to a grand close on September 23.
The beauty pageant showcased the glam and glitz of the fashion world and crowned 6 out of 18 contestants, three each in male and female categories, who will now represent India on an international platform.
India Exquisite Pageant organisation crowned Uttarakhand’s Manpreet Kaur as Top Model India Season 6 in the women’s category. While Deikisha Lyngdoh from Meghalaya emerged as the first runner up, Haryana’s Annu Hooda ended up as the second runner-up of Top Model India Season 6.
In men’s category, Telangana’s Somnath Goswami emerged as the winner and Sarfaraz Shaikh from Odisha and Divyanshu Verma from New Delhi secured the second and the third position respectively.
The winners will now go on to represent India internationally. Contestants were also awarded sub-categories tags like Mr and Miss Perfect Walk, Mr and Miss Smile, Mr and Miss Translucent Skin, Mr and Miss Beach Body, People’s Choice Award, and others.
The beauty pageant had noted film producer Raaj Hiremeth, VLCC regional manager Tuhina Sinha, IIFT Chairman RD Lal, and fitness model Bishal Chettri as part of the eminent jury. Noted fashion choreographer Kaushik Ghosh directed the smashing show.
Organised by Rajni Subba, Top Model India Season 6 kick-started on September 19 with the sashing ceremony of the contestants. After weeks of rigorous grooming and multiple levels, the beauty pageant chose 9 finalists from across India.