Bengaluru: Sini Shetty was crowned Femina Miss India World 2022 at the Grand Finale held on the July 3 in Mumbai. The young and talented contestant from Karnataka put her best foot forward to beat her contemporaries in a challanging fight to the finish.
IANSlife caught up with Shetty to find out more about her and her goals.
How did it feel to win the title?
Sini Shetty: I felt overwhelmed, there was a roller coaster of emotions, you feel happy and shocked and felt that triumphant joy but as soon as the crown was placed on my head, I could see in the crowd how proud my parents were, that very moment I felt content.
What do you believe made you win and really shine out amongst your peers?
Sini Shetty: I’m humbled by my competition and each one of them is an amazing individual and qualified to wear the crown. All of the girls who entered today have an edge in their commitment. The world tries to define your values in a certain way. I believe in finding my own meaning to it. I have placed myself in four corners of the box, trying to figure out what fits best in my picture of accomplishment. Sheer determination, authenticity, and being true to myself are what sets me apart from others here.
You feel strongly about ……
Sini Shetty: Being an independent individual and creating my own journey.
Films are the ultimate goal for all miss India winners, including yourself?
Sini Shetty: I believe beauty pageants are just not about beauty or the entertainment industry, it is also a platform where women can voice their opinion.
Hindi film industry or the South Indian film industry?
Sini Shetty: Hindi Film industry
The most valuable lessons your family has taught you
Sini Shetty: To be grounded and to respect your roots because that’s what makes you who you are.