Kangana Ranaut, Lara Dutta Bhupathi, Elli Avram and Jackie Shroff attended the launch party of the fourth edition of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva – Miss Universe 2016 held at The St. Regis Mumbai. The event also saw Mawra Hocane, Upen Patel and Tusshar Kapoor in attendance.
Kangana cut a striking picture in a white low neck Nikhil Thampi pant suit and silver-toned Tom Ford heels. She wore a side-swept hair bun and looked extremely bold in her shimmery and smoky eyes. The funky clip elements on her suit teamed with Kangana’s killer attitude made her the red capret rockstar of the evening. The Queen star was styled by Ami Patel for the event.
The National award winning actress sounded very excited when she spoke about the beauty contest. She also praised Lara who is going to mentor the contestants in Miss Diva pageant 2016.
When asked to comment on her personal life, the actress refused to answer any questions and requested the media to stick to the event. Last spotted, Kangana attended Thithi’s screening in denim shorts.
Lara Dutta Bhupathi graced the red carpet event in a flowy Youssef Kamoun gown featuring a plunging neckline and beaded embellishments. Her stylist Maneka Harisinghani picked Satyani Fine Jewels’ diamond and pearl earrings designed by Maheep Kapoor. A dash of lovely pink lipstick complemented her elegance.
At the press meet, the former beauty queen said that she was delighted to mentor young girls who are going to be the face of glamour industry in coming years. She also recalled her beauty pageant days when she was crowned Miss Universe 16 years ago. While speaking about her professional front, the Azhar star said that she is going to produce a few projects this year. Among her recent few appearances, Lara attended Preity-Gene’s wedding reception party.
Elli Avram looked ravishing in a white RS By Rippii Sethi evening gown featuring ruffles and cut outs at the waist. A black bow waist panel added an interesting twist to her attire. Elli summed up her look with glossy fresh pink lipstick and a winged eyeliner. Her good friend VJ Andy also accompanied her to the event.
Last spotted, Elli attended the book launch of Keep Eating Keep Losing with Andy in Mumbai. The book has been authored by Claudia Ciesla and actress Sonakshi Sinha has written the foreword for the book.
Jackie Shroff lived up to his reputation of being a style legend title at the red carpet. The actor didn’t shy away from showing off his hairy chest in a black shirt and black blazer worn over turquoise pants. He experimented his wardrobe with a tribal neckpiece which went perfectly with his attire.
While addressing the press, the Housefull 3 star spoke about his wife Ayesha Shroff who had once participated in Miss Young World contest. He also emphasized that simplicity and purity should be the most primary aspects in a beauty queen. Last spotted, Jackie attended Sajid Nadiadwala’s party with Jacqueline Fernandez and Chunky Panday.
Mawra Hocane who was making her first appearance at Miss Diva contest said that she always wanted to contest in beauty pageants. The Pakistani actress was dressed in an embellished peach Manish Malhotra gown which featured golden embroidery on the neck.
Her stylist Vibhuti Chamria accessorized her glittery attire with AeTee earrings and a designer Areeto ring. Mawra’s hairstylist Amit Thakur gave her a centre-parted hairstyle with a low ponytail. Makeup artist Ajay Vishwasrao summed up her beauty with baby pink lipstick. Last spotted, Mawra graced the red carpet of GQ Best Dressed Men 2016.
Upen Patel lauded the concept of the contest and said that there weren’t many platforms for the models initially. He added that such contests make it easier for the talents to garner media attention. The 33-year-old star however avoided answering any questions related to his personal life.
The model-cum-actor sported his French beard and wore a white T-shirt paired with a checkered blazer and black formal pants. Last spotted, Upen attended G-Star Raw’s store launch at Palladium in Mumbai.
Tusshar Kapoor attended the party in a clean-shaven look and donned a maroon shirt and grey suit. The Mastizaade actor said that he was there to enjoy the event and that he looked forward to the glamorous part of the contest.
The launch party witnessed the presence of various celebrities from different walks of life including Yash Birla, filmmaker Kailash Surendranath, theatre actor Sabira Merchant, lifestyle expert Chhaya Momaya, music composer Sulaiman Merchant and his wife Reshma Merchant.