Kochi: South Indian star Tamannaah Bhatia will crown the Miss Millennial in Kochi on Saturday.
Thousands of girls had registered for the pageant, organized by Manorama Online and Joy Alukkas. The 21 finalists were chosen from a shortlist of 75 beauties from across the state.
The winner of the pageant will take home Rs 1 lakh and other prizes. The runner-up will receive Rs 50,000 and the second runner-up Rs 25,000. Vivo Miss Multimedia, Hair Fair Miss Beautiful Hair, Hair Fair Miss Beautiful Skin, Manorama Online Miss Photogenic and Federal Bank Miss Talent titles also await claimants.
Aswathi Harikumar, Namitha Navakumar, Rini Babu, Meenakshi R, Nayantara M, Maria Francis, Aiswarya Adukadan, Vaishnavi Mahesh, Anushka Jayaraj, Nazly Mirza Hussain, Aleena Abraham, Merlin Susan Ani, Cynda Percy, Dr Monisha Kailasamangalam, Anjali Prasad, Deepa Thomas, Eshaa Ranjan, Melin Sunny, Archana Ravi, Nitya Elsa Cherian and Hashna M are the participants who made it to the final round.
The participants were given a five-day grooming session which helped them perfect the many elements of a pageant, including ramp walk, meditation, personality development, presentation style, choreography, beauty care, photo shoot and talent rounds. Choreographer Jude Felix, Nootan Manohar, Shalini James, Joshna Chittilappilly, Fathima Niloufer led the grooming sessions.
The jury consists of fashion personalities. Federal Bank is a co-sponsor, while Vivo is the mobile partner and Hair Fair the hair and skin partner.