Who is 23-year-old Manasa Varanasi, winner of Miss India 2020?
On Wednesday, Manasa Varanasi was crowned the winner of Miss India World 2020 competition and now, she will represent India at the 70th Miss World pageant in December 2021.
Manika Sheokand from Haryana won the title of VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 and Manya Omprakash Singh from Uttar Pradesh was declared VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 Runner Up.
On the jury panel of this nail-biting virtual pageant were renowned celebrities like Neha Dhupia, Chitrangada Singh, Pulkit Samrat and designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock.
Furthermore, celebrities like Vaani Kapoor and Aparshakti Khurrana performed at the ceremony to amp up the thrill, fun and excitement.
The virtual event took place at Hyatt Regency in Mumbai keeping in the mind the pandemic restrictions. Aspirants from cross the country competed against each other via a process that was conducted virtually entirely.
VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 was co-powered by Sephora and Roposo. The grand finale will be telecast on Feb 28 on Colors TV channel.
Born in the heart of Hyderabad, Manasa Varanasi is a financial information exchange analyst. The 23-year-old enjoys exploring the world of finance.
She has diverse interests ranging from books, music and yoga. According to Miss India, while growing up, Manasa was a shy child and instead preferred to express herself through Bharatanatyam and music. These art forms, coupled with her volunteering experiences have taught her the most important lessons on curiosity and courage.
The Miss India 2020 winner finds her mother, grandmother and younger sister the three most influential people in her life. Apart from the women in her life, she is inspired by Priyanka Chopra, who is also the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant.