The Auditions of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016 Bangalore was conducted in Shangri-La Hotel, Bangalore on 10th of July . The Pageant explored and brought together young talent for the fashion, lifestyle and entertainment industry.The winner of Miss Diva 2016 will represent India at Miss Universe 2016.Around 60 contestants came for the auditions from different parts of Bangalore and from that 44 got entry to show with the required height and body measurements.

Then the aspiring Miss Diva contestants attended the Splash style talk where they were given tips on how to groom themselves by picking the right outfit for their body type.



The judging panel had Miss India Universe 2014, Noyonita Lodh and Bollywood actress, Taapsee Pannu.

The first round was the swimsuit round where the contestants wore bikinis with sarongs for judges to assess the overall physical criteria- height, proportionality etc. This was the first elimination round.

The second round Cocktail dress round. Here the judges asked couple of questions to get to know them better- about themselves, why Miss India, questions on their interests, career, future, family etc.It was very difficult for the judges to find the finalists so after good discussions the announced the finalists.


The Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016 Bangalore finalists. Were Keerthana KR, Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty, Zeena Regina Chasko, Aishwarya Dinesh, Chetali Kudtarkar, Venus Malik, Anookya Harish and Pragathi.


Ms.Anookya Harish won the title for Miss diva Bangalore 2016.



It was a wonderful experience for the INIFD Bangalore students to work at back stage and we got wonderful exposure from this big platform.I would like to thank our Hon’ble Center Director, Mrs. Fareeda Khan & Team INIFD Bangalore for giving this opportunity to us.

Looking forward for more shows in the future too.



Student Author: 

Merin Anthony | M.Sc. Fashion Design | Ernakulam, Kerala