The Hyderabad Deccan English Daily

Indian Diva 2013 Kolkata auditions held

Kolkata, July 30 (IBNS): The Kolkata auditions for the Indian Diva 2013 was held here on Tuesday with over 200 girls participating in the competition.

Out of all the entries, 18 contestants were selected and out of that, the top 7 contestants were again short listed.

The shortlisted contestants were Ekata Mukherjee, Sona Goldar, Sonika Chauhan and Diti Saha from Kolkata along with Zennyla Bhutia and Preeti Yonzon from Sikkim and Niharika Dholna from Guwahati.

Marc Robinson, Director of Miss India Organization said, "I am happy coming to Kolkata and choosing four beautiful girls. I had the privilege to travel a lot of international pageants."

Robinson added, "At the end of the day it is a beauty pageant. We are judging people on the basis of that and everything else works round it. In addition to that one need to have a good package which includes tall body, good figure, and walk and speak well should be there."

Commenting on the exposure of the contestants he said, "We have a very good board of trainers. I am glad to see that today girls come prepared because they know how big the opportunities are."

"When they come to Bombay, they get a whole exposure to the fashion, glamour and film industry. We have film producers and directors who judge the contestants. We have casting agents, people from television channels who meet them."

He said, "The top 20 contestants who come to Bombay, there life changes and they don't go back."

Sona Goldar won the title Indian Diva 2013 among all the contestants and was selected to go to Bombay.

"It feels amazing. In the morning also I didn't know that this moment is going to come. When I won the title, I am feeling very happy. I will practice catwalk more and more. I need to do a bit of gym to look good," said Goldar after winning the title.

The regional city auditions will culminate to the Final round of auditions in Mumbai, where the deserving finalists will be shortlisted and will undergo specialized and professional training by some top notch experts from fashion and glamour industry.

The winner of Indian Diva 2013 will represent the country at the prestigious Miss Universe 2013 pageant, to be held on November 9 in Moscow.

(Reporting by Shubhrima Dutta)



No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.

Add Comment


Latest Videos:
Hyderabad Lok Sabha Candidate, Dr Lubna of Aam Aadmi Party addressing the press Advocate Jaya Vindiya MLA candidate Yakutpura inaugurated office
Aam Aadmi Party leaders sweeping the roads in Mughalpura Asaduddin Owaisi\'s door to door campaigning for election 2014 in Mallepally

Related Articles:

Amrita Maitra visits Kolkata for DID season 4 ..
Karan Johars Dharma Productions announced the launch its first kids ..
CSJC presents best sportsperson award ..
The Dream-Girl of Bollywood Hema Malini turns 64 ..
Awards are my children: Kareena Kapoor ..
University Fair of United States to be held in Kolkata, September 4 ..
U.S. Consulate Generals American Center hosts Spelling Bee contest ..

Indian Diva 2013 picks Sona Goldar as finalist from Kolkata

Indian Diva 2013 is all set to dazzle the world of beauty pageants. As lead-up to the finale of Indian Diva 2013 pageant in Mumbai, the selection proc

Kolkata hosts Femina Miss India auditions

Kolkata, Feb 17 (IBNS): Kolkata, yet again, had a great pool of talent to offer at the Femina Miss India auditions held here on Sunday.

The aud

Liberty Shoes Limited (LSL) launches Diva collection

Kolkata, May 15 (IBNS): Indian shoe brand, Liberty Shoes Limited (LSL) recently came up with the new range of 'Diva' collection by Gliders to mak

'Srimathi Silk Mark' Hyderabad 2013 Auditions held

Hyderabad, September 2013: The 'Srimathi Silk Mark Hyderabad 2013' auditions organized by the Silk Mark Organization of India, Hyderabad chapter f

Sonali, Anurag to pick Best Dramebaaz

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS) Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre and filmmaker Anurag Basu will be judging Zee TV's acting talent hunt show - India's Best Drameb

Dance India Dance Super Moms team visits Kolkata

Kolkata, Apr 17 (IBNS): Choreographer-Director Farah Khan; Choreographer Marzi Pestonji and anchor Jay Bhuandhali were in the city on Tuesday for the

Saroj Khan judges 'Dance Mania 2013'

Kolkata, Jan 1/2014 : (IBNS): Bollywood dance choreographer Saroj Khan on Tuesday judged the dance competition 'Dance Mania 2013' hosted by dance acad

Idea Rocks auditions begin in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 8 (IBNS) : The popular music property created by telecom brand, Idea Cellular, Idea Rocks India, is rocking Kolkata with auditions begin

Lakme Fashion Week (LFW): 4 fresh faces to walk the runway

Mumbai, Jan 30 (IBNS) Four fresh faces will be seen walking the runway at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2013.

As many as 76 aspiring

Related News

Mahesh Bhatt talks on Indian Cinema at ICC in..

Manasi Moghe wins Miss Diva title to represen..

Sonali Bendre teases Anurag Basu about his pa..

M.K. Narayanan addressing a press conference ..

1000-plus differently-enabled youth to be fel..

Entertainment News

Reebok India launches 'live with fire' campaign

New Delhi, Apr 23 (IBNS): Producer of athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories Reebok India on Wednesday continuing its global mission to change how people perceive and experience fitness announced the launch of its new, fully-integrated marketing campaign - 'Live with Fire', here.

Featuring the iconic fitness trio - M.S.Dhoni, Nargis Fakhri and John Abraham, the campaign encourages people to stay 'fit for life' through a series of cult activities.

The 'Live with Fire' campaign was globally rolled out in 2013 and highlights Reebok's core pillars of training, running and studio.

Being customized to the Indi ... Read More
Latest Headlines

Usha attends FLO event

Amole Gupte visits Kolkata for 'Hawa Hawaai'

Rituparna, Debojit launch 'Panchforon'

Kaanchi team visits Kolkata

Kaanchi to clash with Revolver Rani

Rani Mukherji gets married to Aditya Chopra in Italy

When Spiderman Surprised Vivek Oberoi aka Electro all the way from Hollywood.

Why were Kangana Ranaut and Vir Das separated on the sets of Revolver Rani??

'Take One' casts attends special screening in Kolkata theatre

Orphan Black is back with Season 2

Director Darren Aronofsky watches Noah i

Ranveer Singh promotes safe sex

Heropanti to have 21 new actors

This page was created in 0.0709960460663 seconds