LIVA Miss Diva 2021 Meet the Finale Jury

30 Sep 2021 | Camilla Suarez

Liva Miss Diva 2021, the 9th edition of Miss Diva, is all set to be held on 30th September 2021 in Mumbai where twenty stunning beauties will compete for the national crown and the opportunity to represent India at Miss Universe 2021. The pageant will also crown the country’s representative to Miss Supranational.

Adline Castelino and Aavriti Choudhary will crown their successors at the end of event finale. Nehal Jaiswal will also crown the runner-up as her successor. Following all government laid protocols to host an event, the finale will be administered with a restricted audience.

The organization has finally revealed the esteemed panel of jury for the grand finale nigh of Miss Diva 2021. With deep expertise in their field and eagerness to pick the best out of the best, let us meet the jury for LIVA Miss Diva 2021 –



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Shivan and Narresh

Shivan Bhatia and Narresh Kukreja are the first and so far the only beach wears designers in India. Both are alumni of National Institute of Fashion Technology, where they met and combined their creativities to form an invincible team for the designing competitions.

Surviving and prospering in the market of India, where swimsuits and resort wears do not belong to the mainframe contour fashion market is a challenge, which Shivan and Narresh confronted and excelled. They took the fashion pundits by surprise when they introduced their innovative Bikini Sarees. Shivan and Narresh creations are marked out by the use of bright hues, striped maillots and subtle drapes in beach wear designs.

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwariis an Indian filmmaker and writer. After working in advertising for several years, she made her debut by directing the 2016 comedy drama Nil Battey Sannata. The film garnered critical acclaim and Tiwari went on to direct its Tamil remake entitled Amma Kanakku. She had previously served as the Executive Creative Director at Leo Burnett before she moved on to pursue a filmmaking career. Tiwari won the Filmfare Award for Best Director for the 2017 comedy Bareilly Ki Barfi.

A gold medalist in commercial arts from Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai, Ashwiny spent 15 years in the advertising agency Leo Burnett (India). She won several awards like Cannes Lions, New York festival, One show, Promax and the Goafest Awards. She quit Leo Burnett to follow her passion in filmmaking.

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanonis an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. She pursued an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology in Electronics and Communication, after which she briefly worked as a model. After making her debut in Telugu cinema, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in her first project in Hindi cinema.

She has also launched her own line of clothing and endorses several brands and products, and appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list of 2019. Sanon is also a celebrity endorser for several brands and products.



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Pankaj Advani

Indian billiards and snooker player, Pankaj Advani is a 23 time world champion. He has won the IBSF World Billiards Championship 15 - times, the World Team Billiards Championship 1 - time, the IBSF World Snooker Championship (15 Reds) 3 - times, (6 Reds) 2 - times, the IBSF World Team Cup 1 - time and the IBSF World Team Championship - 1 time.

Pankaj Advani is the only cueist to have won the Asian and World Championships in all formats of Billiards and Snooker. He has the maximum IBSF world championships in billiards and snooker.

Kanika Kapoor

Born and raised in Lucknow, Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer. Kapoor subsequently earned widespread recognition and success for singing one of the Hindi cinema's top charted songs. Upon the release of her debut single, the song topped the music charts and Kapoor received wide critical acclaim and several accolades for her singing style, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.

In 2016, she was made brand ambassador of Swiss Watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone, an independent brand by Raymond Weil. In 2019, Kapoor was one of the judges of singing reality show The Voice. She regularly arranges and takes part in live shows and concerts.

Angad Bedi

Angad Singh Bediis an Indian film actor and former model. He made his debut with Kaya Taran in 2004, an adaptation of a Malayalam short story by N. S. Madhavan, Vanmarangal Veezhumpol (When the Big Trees Fall). He has done the film F.A.L.T.U in 2011 and is known for his roles in Pink, Dear Zindagi and Tiger Zinda Hai.

Bedi was born to former Indian cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi. He played cricket up to Under-19 level for Delhi at the national level. Subsequently, he began a career in modelling, and ventured into acting.

In a few hours, the country will meet the new beauty queens and their representatives for the upcoming ediitons of Miss Universe and Miss Supranational pageants. Adline Castelino has definitely made the country proud as she represented India at Miss Universe 2020 earlier this year, where she ended India's long-standing absence from the top position at Miss Universe, after 20 years, by being adjudged as the third runner-up at the end of the event finale. A month back in August, Aavriti Choudhary represented India at Miss Supranational 2021 where she finished the competition in the Top 12. Both these queens have set the bar high for their successors with their hardwork, dedication, and exceptional performances.