Miss Diva 2014
Miss Diva Noyonita Lodh, first runner-up Alankrita Sahai and second runner-up Asha BhatTwitter/Noyonita Lodh

The 16 finalists of the third edition of the beauty pageant, Miss Diva Universe were unveiled on Sunday night in Mumbai.

Miss Diva Universe is the third edition of Miss India beauty pageant and the winner of this contest will represent India at the Miss Universe 2015 global platform.

Miss Diva will be held as a TV series and contestants will be judged on tasks given by celebrity judges.

Last year, Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta monitored all the 15 contestants throughout the series. The "Singh Is Bliing" actress also hosted the show last year.

Noyonita Lodh was crowned the winner of Miss Diva Universe of 2014, while Alankrita Sahai was crowned the first runner-up and Asha Bhat was crowned as the second runner-up.

However, this year there has been no official information on the host and about the TV series.

This year, three contestants have participated from Delhi, three from Pune and three from Mumbai, while one contestant is from Kochi, one is from Jaipur, one is Aurangabad, one from Kotdwara and one from Indore.

Meanwhile, here is the list of contestants who will fight to win the Miss Diva Universe 2015 crown.

  1. Aileena Catherin Amon from Kochi
  2. Aishwarya Dhavale from Pune
  3. Apoorva Sharma from Jaipur
  4. Ankita Thite from Pune
  5. Hida Siddiqui from Delhi
  6. Himali Soni from Mumbai
  7. Nancy Gupta from Delhi
  8. Natasha Assadi from Mumbai
  9. Naveli Deshmukh from Aurangabad
  10. Pooja Bisht from Kotdwara
  11. Rashi Yadav from Delhi
  12. Shivani Jadhav from Pune
  13. Shivani Shetty from Mumbai
  14. Simran Khandelwal from Indore