Behind every success story, there will be tales of umpteen rehearsals, contemplation and practice sessions. Check out the fuming heads and nervous faces in the green room of Camelot convention center, Alappuzha. You can see the contestants of Miss South India Contest in shabby hair, undone faces and tensed looks, just before they set out to walk the ramp.
Kerala's Sushmita presents herself in three different rounds, appearing in gorgeous red gown, stunning ethnic saree and catchy black outfit.
First runner up Reshma R.K. Nambiar prepares herself for the 'designer saree' round of Miss South India beauty contest 2017.
Abhirami Iyer of Tamil Nadu (left) Samantha Jose from Thrissur (center) and Reshma Nambiar from Kochi (right) walk the ramp of Miss South India beauty contest 2017.
A contestant during the grooming session
Madhuri Jain of Tamil Nadu poses for a photograph during her hair-do session for designer saree round.
Anu Treesa from Kottayam observes the make-up artist doing her hair
Miss South India 2017 title winner Bavithra B. before make-up and on the ramp.
First runner up Reshma R.K. Nambiar presents herself in red cocktail round.
Samantha Jose from Thrissur presents herself in red cocktail round.