Pantaloons Femina beauty pageants
Beauty pageants from eastern India line-up after the auditions for the Pantaloons Femina "Miss India East 2010" in Kolkata February 1, 2010. (Photo- Reuters)

The top 20 finalist for the country's most coveted beauty crown, Pantaloon Femina Miss India 2012, have been announced.

A panel of three judges - MD of Times Group Vineet Jain, Miss Teen World (2008) Amy Jackson and Femina Miss India's creative director Marc Robinson - selected the 20 finalists.

.Beauty pageants from eastern India line-up after the auditions for the Pantaloons Femina

The name of the finalists are Aasttha Ssidana, Erica Fernandez, Farah Hussain, Himakshi Agarwala, Ipsita Pati, Karuna Dogra, Nikita Dutta, Prachi Mishra, Priyanka Verma, Purva Rana, Rochelle Maria Rao, Ruhi Singh, Sana Khan, Shamata Anchan, Sneha Upadhyay, Sonam Pachey, Sonampreet Bajwa, Sukalpa Das,Vanaya Mishra and Vidhi Bhardwaj.

The voting line for the selection of top 10 is open and it will continue till 12 p.m. March 29.