Adline Castelino Wins Miss Diva Universe 2020 (Photo Credit: Instagram/Miss Diva Org)
Adline Castelino has been crowned as the winner of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020 competition. Castelino, who hails from Mangalore, was crowned by Vartika Singh, the winner of the previous edition, at an event in YRF Studios on Saturday.
She was closely followed by Aavriti Choudhary of Jabalpur who was bestowed with the title of Miss Diva Supranational by her predecessor Shefali Sood. Pune's Neha Jaiswal was crowned Miss Diva Runner-up by Roshni Sheoran.
Castelino will go on to represent the country at Miss Universe later this year, while Choudhary will be India's contender for Miss Supranational pageant. The jury for the pageant included actor and former Miss Universe Lara Dutta, Anntonia Porsild, Asha Bhat, designers Shivan Bhatiya, Narresh Kukreja and Nikhil Mehra, and actors Yami Gautam, Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor.
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Grateful âœ¨ Thank you Jesus for everything. Even if I had envisioned this for years,when it happened I was completely blown off. Thank you @missdivaorg for this platform, it has been so empowering.Thank you @gavinmiguelofficial for the lovely finale gown that made all of us look stunning! @naughtynatty_g ma'am and @vineetjain12 Sir thank you for believing in me and giving me the honour to represent our country at @missuniverse 2020.ðŸ™Â Thank you all for being there including my contestant managers and all my friends and family. LOTS OF LOVE #Repost @missdivaorg (@get_repost) ãƒ»ãƒ»ãƒ» Meet our new Beauty Queens! LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020 Adline Castelino @adline_castelinofficial LIVA Miss Diva Supranational 2020 Aavriti Choudhary @aavritichoudhary LIVA Miss Diva 2020 - Runner - Up Neha Jaiswal @nehajaiswal.26 Mangalore’s Adline Castelino was crowned LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020; she will represent India at Miss Universe this year. Jabalpur’s Aavriti Choudhary was crowned LIVA Miss Diva Supranational 2020; she will represent India at Miss Supranational this year. Pune’s Neha Jaiswal was declared LIVA Miss Diva 2020 - Runner-Up. @livafashionin #MissDiva2020 Designer for the Gown - @gavinmiguelofficial Fashion Director - @as_styling_co Assisted By- @khushi46 @thelittlemisswhoops Hair & Make up Designer for contestants: @biancalouzado_79
"It has been a wonderful journey. All the girls are winners, however there can be only one winner. It was difficult for the panelists to choose that one winner from all these gorgeous divas who were all truly gifted and promising.
"The winner is very deserving, and I would like to wish all the winners heaps of luck as they stand on the brink of a bright future. I am looking forward to the prestigious Miss Universe pageant and hope that we bring the crown home this year," Lara said.
The nationwide auditions for the competition began in November and were held in 10 cities like Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai and Delhi. The final leg of auditions were held in Mumbai in December 2019 where the 20 finalists of LIVA Miss Diva 2020 were chosen.
The participants then took part in four city sub-contest event followed by a thematic night. Lara was a mentor and a guide to finalists who underwent rigorous training and grooming for the competition.
The finale night also saw performances by actors Ishaan Khatter and Jacqueline Fernandes.