PUNE: DIVA Pageants organized the 7th season of Mrs. Maharashtra 2023, setting a remarkable standard in the world of beauty pageants. The event celebrated intelligence, charisma, and social responsibility, marking a significant departure from traditional norms. The event unfolded its grandeur over four days, from 30th November to 3rd December 2023, at the prestigious Novotel, Pune.
The pageant featured married women from various age groups and walks of life, showcasing their unique stories and breaking stereotypes. The event was a testament to the pageant’s commitment to inclusivity, with the participation of a deaf and mute contestant, proving that beauty and talent know no boundaries.
Anjana and Karl Mascarenhas, the founders of DIVA Pageants, were instrumental in conceptualizing and executing this prestigious event. Their vision was to create a platform that not only showcases beauty but also empowers women to break stereotypes and emerge as role models.
The event was graced by celebrity guests Sarah Jane Dias, Akshay Waghmare, Virat Madake, and Vidhya Tiwari, adding glamour and inspiration to the proceedings. The esteemed jury panel, including Deepti Chacko Bangera, brought their expertise and insight to the challenging task of judging the contestants.
The event was flawlessly coordinated by Cicilia Sanyal, Mrunali Tayade, and Spenta Patel, ensuring that every aspect of the pageant was executed to perfection. The Talent Round anchoring and the Sub-Title Crowning hosting were done by one of the most amazing coordinators – Mrinalini Bharadwaj.
The show’s choreography was orchestrated by the talented Pooja Singh, whose expertise and guidance proved instrumental in setting the stage ablaze.
Hosting the event was Chaitanya Rathi, who brought his unique charm and charisma, ensuring the event’s flow was seamless and engaging.
Winners of Mrs. Maharashtra 2023
- Winner: Himani Singh
- 1st Runner-Up: Neha Parab
- 2nd Runner-Up: Supriya Tambe
- Winner: Shikha Singh
- 1st Runner-Up: Shweta Shahare
- 2nd Runner-Up: Vaishali Hiray Ranga
- Winner: Bindu Unnikrishnan
- 1st Runner-Up: Nisha Kapila
- 2nd Runner-Up: Romaa Whaabi
The event was supported by official partners including Burgundy by Axis Bank, Novotel Pune, Lokmat, Wehelp, Grehlakshmi, Inspirations, Creative Dental Clinic and Implant Centre, Vallabh Sarees, Healy/Optimum Life, Ark Samrat, Prakash Holistic Healthcare Centre by Dr Nidhi Agarwal, Lees Makeup Academy and Spa, Sameksha Nahar & Ritu Agarwal, Iplus Media Solutions, SJ illumination, Sahil Shah, Modasutra, Seetara, Suhana, DIVA Talent Hub, Shallis Confectionery by Chef Sharwari, and Lawrence & Mayo.
Mrs. Maharashtra 2023 Season 7 with DIVA Pageants was a grand success, solidifying its standing as the number one pageant in Maharashtra. The event celebrated diversity, inclusivity, and empowerment, breaking barriers and inspiring women to shine in every facet