Monday, December 8, 2008

Parvathy Omanakuttan

Parvathy OmanakuttanBeauty pageant titleholder
Birth name:
Parvathy Omanakuttan
July 13, 1987 (1987-07-13) (age 21)
Birth location:
Changanassery, Kottayam, Kerala
1.74 m (5 ft 8+1⁄2 in)
Hair color:
Femina Miss India World 2008, Femina Miss India South 2008, Miss Malayali 2005
Skin color:
Parvathy Omanakuttan is the reigning Miss India World 2008. She was crowned "Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2008" in Mumbai on 5 April 2008.[1] She will now represent India in the Miss World 2008 event. Miss World 2008, the 58th Miss World Final will be held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 13, 2008. Originally, the pageant was going to take place in Kiev, Ukraine, but because of the ongoing crisis between Georgia and Russia in neighboring South Ossetia, the Miss World Organization decided to move the pageant away from Eastern Europe.
She was born on 13th July 1987, is 5 ' 8.5" tall and has vital statistics of 32-27-36.
She is originally from Changanacherry - Kottayam, Kerala and now lives in Mumbai, [2] Her hobbies include: Listening to music, dancing, glass painting, reading, playing basketball and badminton.[3]
She follows the lineage set by many Malayalis in the history of the pageant like Shweta Vijay (Femina Miss India Earth 2003), Annie Thomas (Femina Miss India Universe 1998), Nafisa Joseph (Femina Miss India Universe 1997), Mini Menon (Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 1996) and Shweta Menon (Femina Miss India 1994 2nd Runner Up).

[edit] Miss India 2008
During the question and answer rounds in the finals, she was asked “The rate of divorce in India is on a rise. Is Western influence the cause of this or something else?”. Parvathy gave the reply “Divorces are not a result of Western influence. At the end of the day, it is we who decide our worth. Marriage is not when one completes the other but is when both share their completeness.”
Parvathy will now represent India in the Miss World 2008 Event, Simran Kaur Mundi will represent India in Miss Universe event and Tanvi Vyas would represent India in Miss Earth event. Parvathy also won sub-titles like Miss Photogenic, Miss Personality & Miss Beautiful Hair in the Femina Miss India 2008 pageant. She was one of the favourites to win Miss India title.
The above three events along with the Miss International event are considered most prestigious beauty pageants in the world and are called Big Four events.

[edit] Miss India South 2008
In a star-studded ceremony at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre held in December 2007, Parvathy Omanakuttan was crowned the first ever Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2008. Winning the PFMIS 2008 contest got her direct entry in the top 10 finalists of the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2008. She also won few more subtitles in PFMIS 2008. She was crowned as PFMIS 2008 by Ramya Krishnan, a famous South Indian actress.

[edit] Other pageants
Before winning the coveted PFMI 2008 and PFMIS 2008 pageants, she also won several other contests. They are "Miss Malayali 2005", "Malayali Manka 2005", "Navy Queen (Southern Naval Command, Cochin) 2006", "Miss SVKM (Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani Mandal, Mumbai) 2006", "Lions Club Dreamgirl 2007" and "Navy Queen (Vizag) 2007".

[edit] Film offers
Parvathy has evinced keen interest to act in films. From Hrithik Roshan to Salman Khan, she wants to act with them all.[citation needed]

[edit] Miss World 2008
She was the Miss World 2008 Beach beauty Top 10 Finalist, where Miss Mexico who is the eventual winner, and Miss South Africa, the first runner-up.and Miss Russia,the second runner up.Some news say that she is the 4th place winner.[1]
She won 3rd placement in Miss World Top Model award on December 3, 2008.