• Aditi Arya, who is the proud possessor of this year's Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an international level and that inspired her to compete in a beauty pageant.IANS
  • Aditi Arya, who is the proud possessor of this year's Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an international level and that inspired her to compete in a beauty pageant.IANS
  • Miss Universe 2014 Koyal Rana (center), first runner-up Jhataleka Malhotra (L) and second runner-up Gail Nicole Da Silva (R) unveiled the crowns.Varinder Chawla
  • Shilpa Shetty at Television Style AwardsVarinder Chawla
  • Manisha KoiralaVarinder Chawla
  • Chitrangada Singh at Femina Miss India 2015 FinaleTwitter

11:55 pm: Femina Miss India 2015 is Aditi Arya.

11:50 pm: Aafreen Rachel Vaz is Femina Miss India 2015 runner-up, Vartika Singh announced second runner-up.

Miss India 2015 Aditi Arya will represent India at Miss World 2015; first runner-up Aafreen Rachel will participate at Miss International 2015, while the second runner-up Vartika Singh will take part at the Miss Grand International beauty pageants.

 11:50 pm: Miss India 2014 Koyal Rana, first runner-up Jhataleka Malhotra and second runner-up Gail Nicole Da Silva arrived on stage to crown the winner. 

 11: 30 pm: Television actors Karan Tacker, Ashish Sharma, Ali Fazal, Gurmeet Chaudhary and Gautam Gulati shares stage with the five finalists. 

11: 20 pm: The top five finalists are asked one common question for the final round. And the question is "At what age do most people become old and what is the secret to staying young?" 

Vartika: "Ageing is a state of mind. When you start thinking you're old, you feel old but when life brings new surprises everyday then you will always stay young." 

Tanya: "Staying young at heart makes us young forever."

Aditi: "While age is all in your head..a person becomes old when they stop living for your dreams but if you continue to chase your dreams you stay young." 

Deeksha: "Young person doesn't exude oldness. Oldness and youngness complement each other."

Aafreen: "Transition from young to old is subjective...when you start behaving old you feel old and if you smile then you stay young."

11.10 pm: Vartika Singh, Aafreen Rachel Vaz,  Tanya Hope, Aditi Arya and Deeksha Kaushal are the top five finalists of the Femina Miss India 2015. 

11:10 pm: "Haider" actor Shahid Kapoor performs at the Femina Miss India finale. 

10:40 pm: Sonali Bendre to Vartika: "Is physical beauty a curse or a boon?" 

Vartika: "Physical beauty can be a curse as well as a boon, I say so because I have felt so. Being beautiful can hurt sometimes but being beautiful is a great thing as well." 

Abu Jani to Tanya Hope: "When you wake up in the morning and see yourself in mirror what do you see?" 

Tanya: "I see imperfection but I see a will to change the world for better." 

Sandeep Khosla to Sushrii Shreya Mishra, "Who is your favourite female character and why?" 

Sushrii's reply: Geet from 'Jab We Met'

Sonu Nigam to Rushali Rai, "If you had the option of living someone's who would that be?" 

Rushali's reply: " Priyanka Chopra as she is my idol"

Firoz Nadiadwala to Rewati Chetri, "How do you define success?" 

Rewati's reply: Success is where I want to see myself in what I do the best

John Abraham to Rakshitha, "If you had to describe concept of a woman to a man in India how would you do that?" 

Rakshitha's reply:  Beauty and kind-hearted, that's how I can best describe a woman

10:36 pm: Shaimak Davar to Naveli Deshmukh, "If you had to invite three people over for dinner who would they be" 

Naveli's reply: "Barack Obama, Narendra Modi and my mom"

10: 35 pm: Shilpa Shetty to Deeksha Kaushal,"If you had to change anything in history what would it be?" 

Deekha's reply: "I don't want to change anything as today whatever exists it's because of our past so don't want to change anything." 

10: 30 pm: Manisha Koirala asked contestant Aditi Arya, "As a potential celebrity, it has pros and cons, how have you prepared for it"

Aditi's answer: "While I will figure out pros and cons, whenever the cons will exceed pros I will take all the safety measures required."

10.25 pm: Question and Answer, which is the final round, begins with Aafreen Vaz selecting judge Anil Kapoor. 

Anil's question: Share one motivational quote that influenced your life

Aafreen's reply: Be your own best friend

10: 15 pm: Top ten finalists announced. Aafreen Vaz, Vartika Singh, Adti Arya, Tanya Hope, Deeksha Kaushal, Sushrii Shreya Mishra, Naveli Deshmukh, Rushali Rai, Rakshitha Harimurthy and Rewati Chetri. 

Rewati Chetri is also Reliance Digital Miss Multimedia.

10.10 pm: Actress and former Miss India Neha Dhupia to host the show with Manish Paul.

10.00 pm: Kalki Koechlin arrives as a guest at the Femina Miss India 2015 finale. Actress will talk about her upcoming award winning film "Margarita, With A Straw". 

Click here to see Miss India 2015 contestants in bikini.

9:40 pm: Jacqueline Fernandez attends Femina Miss India 2015 finale. "Roy" actres performs on Chittiyan Kaliyan song 

9.18 pm: Vartika Singh won "Miss Beauty With A Purpose" title 

9.15 pm: Benny Dayal sings "Badtameez Dil" 

9.10 pm: Singers Benny Dayal and Shalmaki Kholgade accompanied contestants on stage. 

9.00 pm: Kareena Kapoor Khan sets the stage on fire. "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" actress performs on Chammak Challo song from "Ra.One" movie. 

8.45 pm: Palak aka Kiku Sharda and Dadi aka Ali Asgar of "Comedy Nights With Kapil" perform on stage. 

8.35 pm: Contestants walk the ramp in Mandira Wirk creations, while Meet Brothers set the stage on fire. 

8.30 pm: "Baby Doll" singer Kanika Kapoor 21 contestants on stage. Check the complete list of contestants here

8.20 pm: Judges Chitrangada Singh, Sonali Bendre, Shaimak Davar, Manisha Kaoirala, Shilpa Shetty, designer duo Abu Jani and Sonu Nigam take their seats. 

8.15 pm: "Welcome Back" director Anees Bazmee, producer Firoz A Nadiadwala, John and Anil arrive on stage.  

8.10 pm: Manish Paul and Ali Asgar start the grand finale night. 

"I've got to be my fittest here, after all I'll be meeting amazing women here," Manish said

Actress Neha Dhupia, "Welcome Back" actors Anil Kapoor and John Abraham, singer Sonu Nigam and Sonali Bendre arrive the red carpet. 

"Bigg Boss 8" winner Gautam Gulati arrives for the grand finale. 

The grand finale of the beauty pageant Femina Miss India 2015 will kick start in few minutes. The coronation night is being held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.

Anchor Manish Malhotra and television actor Ali Asgar will host the grand finale night.

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, Chitrangada Singh, Sonali Bendre, Manisha Koirala, singer Sonu Nigam, designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla and "Welcome Back" actors Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and producer Firoz A Nadiadwala will be among the judging panel.

Miss India 2014 Koyal Rana will crown her successor tonight.

Meanwhile, here is the complete list of sub contest winners.

  • Miss Fashion Icon: Pranati Prakash
  • Miss Beauty With Purpose: Vartika Singh
  • Miss Vivacious: Sushrii Shreya Mishraa
  • Miss Healthy Skin: Rakshita Harimurthy
  • Miss Timeless Beauty: Deeksha Kaushal
  • Miss Beautiful Hair: Aditi Arya
  • Miss Congeniality: Aafreen Rachel Vaz
  • Miss Active: Sushruthi Krishna
  • Miss Lifestyle: Deeksha Kaushal
  • Miss Talented: Pranati Prakash and Medhika Priya Singhal
  • Miss Body Beautiful: Diksha Singh
  • Miss Rampwalk: Sushrii Shreya Mishraa
  • Miss Photogenic: Vartika Singh
  • Miss Bright Smile: Minash Ravuthar
  • Miss Waterbaby: Meghna Mittal
  • Miss Sudoku: Aditi Arya
  • Miss National Costume: Vartika Singh
  • Miss Selfie: Apeksha Porwal
  • Miss Beautiful Eyes: Aishwarya Goel
  • Miss Popular: Rewati Chetri
  • Miss Beautiful Legs: Rakshita Harimurthy

First semi-finalist: Aafreen Vaz

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