MISS SOUTH AFRICA WINS
WORLD TITLE MISS INDIA GLOBE 2009
CALIFORNIA, USA, Aug. 26, 2009
Neresha Sukreem of South Africa was named Miss India Globe 2009
at a star studded event which brought together celebrities both
from Hollywood and Bollywood to Jinnder’s 18th Annual Miss
India pageant. The pageant was presented by: South Asia Magazine,
Sahara One TV, Dr. Darshan Shah of Beautologie Malibu, and JINmodels,
plus over 50 sponsors from around the world.
Early in the afternoon many celebrities started gracing the event,
making a splash on the red carpet being photographed and interviewed
by the huge gathering of mainstream media and South Asian media.
Actress & Singer Kiely Williams of Cheetah Girls fame looked
stunning in a Pria Kataaria Puri silk jersey gowns and antique uncut
bangles. Kiely was also the cover girl to South Asia Magazine’s
latest issue revealed that night. Kiely was seen posing by the huge
displays of her South Asia Magazine cover. .................Read
India America Pageant, 2009
Los Angeles, Aug. 07, 2009
By Dilip Butani
Rahul Khanna, Mallika Sherawat and Lisa ray were the star attraction
at the popular ‘Miss India America Pageant’. The glittering
show was held on August 7, 2009, at The Hilton Hotel, Long Beach.
Neresha Sukreem was crowned Miss India Globe 2009. She was declared
winner amongst the 14 finalists. When asked about her most interesting
place she spontaneously said it was South Africa. She said she would
like to go there to so see its rich diversity and spectacular scenery.
She also excelled in the talent segment with a lovely dance number.
Anjali Chatwani was crowned Miss India Galaxy 2009. In the talent
segment she did a spectacular dance on the popular Azaad number’Aplam
Chaplam’. Taranum Bhatti took the next title of Miss India
North America 2009. She performed on the popular bollywood number
‘Daffliwale’ in the talent segment. The Miss India America
2009 went to Diana Pinto and the Miss India California 2009 went
to Disha Patel. The winner of JINmodels.com photogenic award was
Diana Pinto and Jasdeep Malhi was voted winner of Sahara One TV’s
Pallavi Darne won the Mrs India Globe, 2009 title while Reshma
Chamberlain was declared winner of Mrs India North America 2009
title. The Mrs India America title was won by Brintha Gardner and
Ancy Binny received the Sahara One TV People’s Choice Award.
Brintha Gardner won the JINmodels.com Photogenic spot.
Smartly dressed Amit Mehta captured the Mr India Globe 2009 title.
Audience loved his bhangra performance. Ajay Lall of New York won
the Mr India North America 2009 billing as well as JINmodel, com’s
photogenic award. Sunny Vacchar also did a double take by winning
the 3rd spot Mr India America 2009 as well as the Sahara One TV
Peoples Choice Award.
The evening started with a spectacular fashion show titled ‘Kashmir
Ki Kali’, by Pria Kataaria Puri. This was followed by a splendid
collection of by Rohini Bedi. Next, Varun Pruthi paid a tribute
to the late Michael Jackson with a display of moves including the
moonwalk. This was followed by a spectacular Bollywood item by UCI
students. Revi Chohaan, the Director of the pageant, emceed rest
of the show.
Many awards of Recognition were presented during the course of the
evening. Dr Parvin Syal then introduced the VIPs. The prestigious
Lifetime Award for the legendary Bollywood star Vinod Khanna was
received by his star son Rahul Khanna. A video presentation on the
life of his Vinod Khanna was also shown. Rahul said his father was
a man of many accomplishments; an actor, MP and a minister. But
his most adhering quality Rahul added was his sense of compassion
and the respect he has for his fans, including the ones abroad.
Elite Awards were received by Kiely Williams (The Cheetah Girl).
Harry Baweja (Bollywood Producer & Director) , Actress Lisa
Ray (Water), Brad Listermann (Producer), Kimi Verma ( Punjabi Actress),
Marco Khan ( Hollywood Actor), Kamlesh Chauhan ( Founder of Jagriti
Foundation & author) and Rehan Jalali (Celebrity Trainer).
Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat made a brief appearance and expressed
her appreciation for the great work being done by Jagriti in dealing
with the serious problem of domestic violence and spousal abuse.
Kamlesh Chauhan added that her current book in Hindi, now under
publication, would deal with spousal abuse endured by, both men
Celebrities on the panel of judges included Lisa Ray, Rehan Jalali,
Samantha Wirk, Actor Rupak Ginn, Brad Listermann, Kimi Verma, Harry
Baweja and Marco Khan. The pageant was presented by South Asia Magazine,
Sahara One TV, Dr Darshan Shah of Beautologie Malibu and JINmodels.com.
It was indeed a spectacular show.