The weather was alarmingly hot in Nagpur on the evening of 26 th January, 2020 thanks to the Nagpur grand finale of India’s most prestigious beauty pageant, Miss Fabb. Miss Fabb India which is conceptualized and is an exclusive property of QNOX Advertising (of Yash and Vaishali fame), Mumbai. With hundreds of shows under their wings, Miss Fabb is now an iconic brand name in the world of fashion and glamour. Instrumental is transforming girls next doors to professional models and giving a platform even to married women, Miss Fabb becomes the country’s most looked up to pageant. A benchmark of perfection and quality, every show of Miss Fabb is better than the previous show or season. The only pageant of the county that prides in having finale shows in every corner and city of India, Miss Fabb is a globally renowned brand.
After successful shows in Mumbai, Pune, Surat, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Raipur, Indore and various other cities it was time for Nagpur to witness the Miss Fabb magic in its second season here in Nagpur. The Nagpur finale of Miss Fabb, Mrs Fabb and Mr Fabb 2020 was held at the upcoming and upscale project Glocal Square Mall, Sitabuldi, Nagpur.
A little glimpse on how things shaped up until the finale show. There were a total of 3000 plus online registrations received on the Miss Fabb website, Facebook and Instagram pages. Out of this humongous number a total of 800 plus contestants were selected for the Nagpur auditions. After carefully assessing the 800 plus attendees at the audition, a total of 60 contestants were selected for this grand finale in Nagpur on 26th January, 2020.
Once selected, these 60 contestants in the category of Miss, Mrs and Mr Fabb underwent training and grooming which included basics such as how to walk the ramp and pose, right up to preparation for their introduction and Question and Answer (QnA) round, all this besides the various photo-shoots and press conferences. The transformation of the girls and boys was phenomenal from the time they entered the contest to the day of the finale.
The winners of the Nagpur 2020 title from each category of Miss, Mrs and Mr Fabb not only win the Nagpur title but also get access to the Miss Fabb National level contest which will see winners from not only across India but from all over the globe.
Coming back to the Nagpur 2020 finale, the show was divided in three categories Miss Fabb Nagpur, Mrs Fabb Nagpur and Mr Fabb Nagpur (as the names imply). There were three rounds for each category, an introduction round, a walk round and a Question and Answer (QnA) round. At 6pm it was showtime and the most anticipated evening of Miss Fabb, Mrs Fabb and Mr Fabb Nagpur 2020 began. The fashion partners of the show were Cinderbay School of Design, Alishan, 18 Fire Designer Kurtis and Verse 21.
The photography partners for the show were Praful Urakaude Photography and his team. He with his efficient team captured some amazing moments of the show. The hair and makeup of the contestants during the finale show was taken care by Sonal’s Makeover a very well know name in the field of makeovers. The prominent jury members belonged to the fashion fraternity, to top models, to winners of previous editions of Miss Fabb and elite businessmen and socialites. The show began with contestants from the categories of Miss Fabb, Mrs Fabb and Mr Fabb began by introducing themselves.
There were eliminations after each round and only the select few in the categories of Miss Fabb, Mrs Fabb and Mr Fabb made it to the final round which was the QnA round. The answers in the QnA round were a myriad of emotions with some being outright hilarious, to some very inspiring.
As the eliminations began and the star-studded show progressed towards the final round of the contest, there was a striking inquisitiveness amongst the crowd and each one wanted to know as to who will win this coveted title of Miss Fabb Nagpur 2020.
Also there was a huge surprise announcement at the show. It was the announcement of Miss Fabb Universe. Yes you heard it right; Miss Fabb is going global now. This Makes Miss Fabb the country’s most iconic International Beauty Pageant. For the launch of Miss Fabb Universe, previous winners of Miss Fabb shows from Mumbai (Chelsea Stewart and Kashish Ratnani) Pune (Naina Sharma and Sharvi Sadafule) and Madhya Pradesh (Ujjwala Sharma and Poorva Baghel) walked the ramp all together on one stage in an exclusive and exquisite round. The stage was literally lit by their presence and it was a feast for the eyes to watch these gorgeous girls adorn the ramp so beautifully.
With the festivity building up and celebrations already on way after this humongous announcement, it was time to declare the winners of Miss Fabb Nagpur 2020.
The winners under the category of Miss Fabb are:
Miss Fabb Popular: Rupali Shinganjude
Miss Fabb 2nd Runner up: Kajal Ojha
Miss Fabb 1st Runner up: Khushboo Moharkar
Miss Fabb Winner: Dr. Mohini Solanki
The winners under the category of Mrs Fabb are:
Mrs. Fabb Popular: Deesha Shroff
Mrs. Fabb 2nd Runner up: Monica Nagarath
Mrs. Fabb 1st Runner up: Abhilasha Patil
Mrs. Fabb Winner: Anvesha Ganorkar
The winners under the category of Mr Fabb are:
Mr. Fabb Popular: Nateshwar Kharge
Mr. Fabb 2nd Runner up: Clement Joseph and Mohd. Shizan Sheikh
Mr. Fabb 1st Runner up: Satyam Bhujbal
Mr. Fabb Winner: Adarsh Pathak
There was congratulations all over the place, from happy tears to excited winners, from winning dances to elated emotions Nagpur witnessed an evening which not only gave a glamorous beginning to the decade but many more to come. These winners will now be seen at the Miss Fabb Universe platform, with winners from all across the globe. A proud moment for Nagpur and these new born stars of Nagpur.