Cheers To Womanhood, Mrs.India Beauty Queen Gets Crowned: Know The Winners

MIBQ Making Dreams of Married Women Powerful Realities

Getting involved in matrimony often comes as an unwelcoming pause to most of the women’s careers. Whether  they are into the world of fashion, corporate or medical fields, the marital status often brings in added responsibilities and thus a deviation from their passion and profession. MIBQ is an endeavor that comes as a blessing for most of these women whose beauty and fashionista craze have been overshadowed by their incoming responsibilities of marital lives. 2016’s MIBQ just like its former episodes extended a platform to multiple married women to come out of their cocoons and once again cherish the fashion and beauty quotient hidden among them.

Contestants walking the ramp in designer Nidhika Shekhar

MIBQ: The Pillar of Strength For Multiple Women

Mrs. India Beauty Queen (MIBQ) a revolutionary trend that found its birth powered by WOWW foundation by Rose Khaira and MIBQ Foundation, directed by Bir Kaur Dhillon is a beauty pageant for married women that celebrate and admire the accomplishments and achievements of a wife, a mother, a complete woman with true beauty and intelligence. A woman’s beauty is indeed an eternal possession and being wedded or with the incoming of motherhood, it cannot fade into background. MIBQ assists the woman to realize and enjoy her role of completion with absolute recognition and global limelight.

A Short Tour Through The Proceedings of MIBQ

Mrs. Bir Kaur Dhillon, the director Mrs. India Beauty Queen had shortlisted top fourteen potential candidates from all over India and abroad, who further battled for Mrs. India beauty Queen title in a 4-day long pageant where the contestants were judged on various aspects.The grand finale was held on 26th of August at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka.

Bir Kaur Dhillon, Veen Jain, Gayatri Sandeep & Rose Khaira


The shortlisted contestants were mentored by show director and ace model Nayanika Chatterjee, a veteran in the field of fashion and grooming.

Nayanika Chatterji

She had groomed the ladies for the 4 days pageant on the following aspects:


  •       Time Management and self -assessment
  •         Fitness & Nutrition
  •         Indian Drapes and Wardrobe Management
  •         Ramp Walk and Self Presentation
  •         Hair & Make up
  •         Photo-shoots

Contestants were evaluated during the course of the pageant through personal interviews and numerous sub contests including  rounds like swimwear, talent and fashionista along with concept photo shoots to name a few.

Nayanika Chatterji & Bir Kaur Dhillon with the contestants

WOWW foundation provided a platform to all the women who wish to prove their worth despite of having numerous other responsibilities.

Glam Curators Working Behind The Show

Adding to the glamour of the show, various known artists like Naina Arora – the official make up artist of the show, VIDM-Institute of Design and Management as fashion institute,  Suchismita Sahoo – conceptualised photographer, Pulkit Bandana and Manish Chauhan – makeover artists joined hands to make this edition, yet another success.

 JURY and Their Expert Opinions

The contestants were judged by a panel of judges including renowned fashion designers like Rakesh Thakore  and Rohit Karma, Jeevandeep Singh (owner of, Tarun Gill, Bir Kaur Dhillon and Umang Monga (owner of Harrison Locks) who equated beauty with smartness and chose Mrs. India Beauty Queen 2016.

Jeevandeep Singh, Rakesh Thakore, Bir Kaur Dhillon, Tarun Gill, Rohit Kamra & Umag Monga

 Mrs India Beauty Queen 2016: The Diva Having It All

Ruth Charlesworth from Mumbai with her shinning personality and a proportionate balance of every attribute of womanhood  was crowned as Mrs India Beauty Queen 2016.

2nd Runner Up (Shalini Sood), Winner (Ruth Charlesworth) & 1st Runner Up (Aditi Sharma)

The runners up were Aditi Sharma & Shalini Sood as first and second respectively. 

Though the Contest demands three positions but personally every woman contending for the crown was indeed a true Mrs.India Beauty Queen in her soul her spirits.

 The Life-Changing MIBQ Crowning

Ruth Charlesworth will now represent India at the world finals of Mrs. India Beauty Queen to be held in Shenzhen, China in November 2016. Aditi Sharma, first runner up will also represent India as Mrs. Indian Ocean Globe for the same pageant. Shalini Sood, Second Runner up will represent India at Mrs. United Nation Pageant followed by Sushma Bharti and Manaeka Will who will represent India at the Mrs. Universe and Mrs Top of the World Pageant.

Finalists walking the ramp

Classy MIBQ Becomes More Classic

To add o the existing glory, this year MIBQ introduced their classic titles. Now women over the age group of 45 years can also participate.

Veena Jain was crowned Mrs India Beauty Queen Classic Winner and will represent India at the Mrs. Globe 2017, followed by Gayatri Sandeep from Bngalore- First runner up who will lso represent India internationally.

 The Designing Hands Behind The Adorable Fashionistas

Dressed in designers, Niket Mishra and Nidhika Shekhar, official designers of the pageant all contestants were unique and confident in their own ways.

Designer Nidhika Shekhar with the contestant

 A Dream Transformed Into Reality For The Creative Director

Elvis, creative director – was delighted to see his vision become reality. He was very impressed with the contestants who came from all walks of life to celebrate the beauty of a completely woman.

Eminent figures like Mayank  Yadav a super stylist and HP Gill, the business director congratulated all the contestants on winning the crown.

MIBQ as well as Mrs.India winners and contenders, you have once again proved the power of womanhood, breaking the taboo assertively that marriage is not always a deviation from your dream.


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