The most awaited beauty pageant Sharad Sundari presented by Shyam Sundar Co. Jewellers completed its seventh edition with the Grand Finale. The finale of the beauty pageant saw the top twelve finalists, sizzling the ramp competing to win the crown with Showstopper Tollywood Diva Rituparna Sengupta.
Model Ushoshi Sengupta, Elocutionist Bratati Bandyopadhyay, renowned Author and Entrepreneur Satyam Roy Chowdhury, Former Indian Cricketers Deep Dasgupta, Celebrated Fitness Trainer Ranadeep Moitra, Fashion Designer Debarun Mukherjee, renowned Makeup Artist Aniruddha Chakladar and renowned Photographer Vivek Das along with Mrs. Arpita Saha from Shyam Sundar Co. Jewellers were present as the eminent judges. The gleeful evening also witnessed a special performance by renowned singer Suha Khan and the presence of Jaynata Ghosh, Ricky Chandra and Nilanjan Saha. Mr. Rupak Saha, Director, Shyam Sundar Co. Jewellers was also present to address the media.
Every woman is beautiful, to add on to this notion best 60 participants appeared before judges on 8th November 2017 with an elimination round. Judges first short listed 30 beauties and then finalized the best 12 who were spotted at the popular puja pandals and prominent housing societies during that period of time when one is full of festive mood and glory. This was indeed a matter of tough choice; the Jury had a hard time judging and picking the best Sundari.
Winners are . Winner – Manisha Sen. 1st Runner up – Aradhana Chatterjee. 2nd Runner up – Divyasha Das
Winners of the sub-contests include festival ‘Sahard Sundari’ Fit & Fine – Moumita Sarkar ‘Sharad Sundari’ Confidence – Madhumita Sore. ‘Sharad Sundari’ Miss Tripura – Sagarika Chakraborty . ‘Sharad Sundari’ Photogenic – Anuska Samanta
The beauties were all set to win over the title to be ‘Sharad Sundari 2017’. The finalists had to face three rounds of the Grand Finale. The entire fashion parade was a mixed bag of various look like Indian and Western. The final round was a question-answer round where the distinct verbal skill of the contestant was judged.
Besides the main pageant award there were awards for four other special categories namely ‘Sahard Sundari’ Fit and Fine, ‘Sharad Sundari’ Confidence, ‘Sharad Sundari’ Miss Tripura and ‘Sharad Sundari’ Photogenic.
The top 12 finalists vying the crown were Sagarika Chakraborty, Srimoyee Roy, Debjani Kar, Anuska Samanta, Payel Sarkar, Dibyasha Das, Madhumita Soren, Manisha Sen, Aradhana Chatterjee, Moumita Sarkar, Sneha Saha and Sneha Bose.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Rupak Saha, Director, Shyam Sundar Co. Jewellers said, “The hunt to find the Sharad Sundari for this year finally comes to an end. The journey of Sharad Sundari and the love which we received from its 1st edition to the seventh year is beyond overwhelming. I thank to the core team for this grand success. Sharad Sundari is growing bigger day by day as it is not only a competition of the outer beauty; it symbolizes the magnificence of woman who exuberant beauty and brains. I extend my heartiest congratulations to the winner.”
Photograph by- Koyel Paul Sinha