Dubai born Manasvi Noel of Mississauga City has been crowned Miss India-Canada 2015 at the 25th edition of the annual beauty pageant in Toronto. Ms Noel beat out Sharon Philipose, the first runner-up; Kajill Aujila, Tanpreet Parmar, and Priya Sharma.
Manasvi Noel a graduate from the CIMT College’s Etobicoke School of Arts in drama and acting, is currently studying media communications at Toronto’s Humber College. She plans to have her own academy for freestyle dancing, where students can learn Indian and traditional dance forms.
Organisers Sanjay Agnihotri and Gautam Sharma also presented the Special Achievement Award to Bollywood actress Preity Zinta for her contribution to Indian and international cinema.
This year marked the silver jubilee of the Beauty Pageant.