Anvita Sudarshan is a writer and filmmaker, who spent her early days in pageantry and modeling. She won Miss India Kuwait (2011) and was the first runner-up of Miss India Worldwide (2012), besides being a finalist in I Am She: Miss India Universe (2011) and Femina Miss India South (2010). She served as a judge for Miss India New York (2013) and Miss India USA (2013). She has also modeled extensively in the Mumbai fashion industry. She is now focusing on writing scripts and screenplays. Her short film Sadak-Chaap was featured in the Short Film Corner of Cannes Film Festival (2015). She supports scriptwriting for digital media, television and cinema alike and has held filmmaking creativity workshops for young people. Anvita hopes to build an institutional framework for pageantry in India, especially for the aspirants to pursue a systematic path. Beauty Queen is an important milestone in that direction.