Mumbai, Apr 15: Kanishtha Dhankhar has been crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2011. She will represent India at the Miss World contest.
Hasleen Kaur was crowned Miss India Earth 2011, while Ankita Shorey won Miss India International 2011.
At the grand finale, the jury consisted of Kangna ranaut, Dino Morea, Fardeen Khan, Urmila Matondkar, Ritu Kumar, Shiamak Davar, Leander Paes, Tarun Mansukhani, Sajid Nadiadwala and Prachi Desai.
Singer Sunidhi Chauhan performed at the grand finale at Mehboob Studios here on Thursday. She sang I can feel your Heartbeat song from her latest collaboration with Enrique Iglesias
At the finale, the 22-year-old Kanishtha Dhankhar, when asked about her most favourite sportsperson, opted for Sachin Tendulkar.
Ankita Shorey studied at Delhi's Jesus Mary College while Hasleen Kaur is also from Delhi.
Miss India 2010 wonners Manasvi Mamgai, Nicole Faria and Neha Hinge crowned the Miss India winners.
At the finale, film maker Sajid Nadiadwala chose Ankita Mohapatra as the winner of Bollywood Diva title. Ankita will be cast in a forthcoming film under Nadiadwala Grandsons Entertainment banner.
Actress Anushka Sharma took to the stage to pay her tribute to her four co-stars - Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Akshay Kumar. She grooved to the songs of Badmaash Company, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Patiala House and Band Baaja Baarat.
Rakul Preet Singh, Ankita Mohapatra , Kanishtha Dhankhar , Ankita Shorey, and Hasleen Kaur made to the lst five, but it was Kanishtha's day.
All the contestants were asked the same question:
'There's a lot that children learn from their mothers, what is it that mothers can learn from their children?'
TV actors Gaurav Khanna, Sushant Singh Rajput, Harshad Chopra and Gaurav Chopra rocked the stage at the finale
Malaika Arora Khan made her entry on the stage, Apart from the Munni number, she danced to the tune of Tere Mast Mast Do Nain followed by Honth Rasile.
Contestant Kriti Kapoor was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India Beauty for a Cause.