Dazzling ‘Maven Ms Plus Size India’ pageant held: Pareena Batra was crowned ‘Maven Ms Plus Size North India , at a dazzling ‘Maven Ms Plus Size India’ pageant held recently in the national capital amid glitterati from different walks of life.
Twenty-eight plus size models from the North region which included Chandigarh Tricity, Punjab, & Delhi NCR among others, participated in the ‘Maven Ms Plus Size North India 2021’ segment. Overall 65 plus size models from across the country participated in the pageant.
The pageant, a signature event of Maven Productions, had the exclusive appearance of Rita Gangwani, who trained Manushi Chillar, Miss World 2017 and is a renowned international pageant coach & mentor.
The other celebrity guests at the event included Mrs. India Worldwide 2014 Aman Grewal, Fizah Khan, a celebrity plus size blogger & MTV actress, Cheena Marwaha, a celebrity make-up artist and Simrat Kathuria, a renowned dietician cum nutritionist.
Hardeep Arora, Founder of Maven Productions and a renowned pageant organiser who has also been a winner of the dance reality show ‘Boogie Woogie’ said, “This event was curated for all those ladies who want to become models but their extra weight comes in the way of their dreams. This show helped break the stereotype of social standards of being perfect and in a certain shape, which is tall and skinny.”
“We organise Ms Plus Size pageants at both the North India and national levels. There is a lot of talent from the North mainly from the regions of Chandigarh tricity & Punjab. It is a great platform for plus size models and the entry to our pageants is open to both married & unmarried women.”
Mrs. India Worldwide 2014 Aman Grewal said: “I am elated at the way the pageant was conducted. It was a professional show. I am happy that Plus Size pageants are coming into their own in India. In the West, the Plus Size clothing and products industry is booming. It is now India’s turn. The contestants conducted themselves with so much ease. It was an impressive show, indeed!”
Meanwhile, Amarpal Saka from Mumbai was crowned ‘Maven Ms Plus Size India 2021’ , while Nupur Chatterjee from Kolkata was the runner up. Apart from the North, pageants for other regions of India too were held. Rita Das was adjudged ‘Maven Plus Size East India 2021’. Marry bagged the coveted title of ‘Maven Ms Plus Size West India 2021’, & Pooja Rasyam won the ‘Maven Plus Size South India 2021’ title.
The finale was conducted in three magnificently laid out rounds. The first round was of ethnic wear, the second round saw the models wearing Western designer wear. This round also witnessed an introduction by the contestants. Evening gowns round was the final one and the models were in their ravishing best in this.