Bhubaneswar: Sonika Roy from Odisha was officially crowned Miss Asia Pacific International India 2017 during a crowning ceremony organised by Fashion India.
She is all set to represent India in Miss Asia Pacific International 2017 beauty pageant scheduled in Philippines.
She succeeds Shrishti Vyakranam as the new representative for India to the international contest. Shrishti was in the top 10 in the 2016 edition.
With the winning of the crown as the Miss Asia Pacific International India 2017 for the competition, she became the second from Odisha to participate in Miss Asia Pacific International after Shrishti Vyakranam, who was in the top 10 in 2016 edition of the international beauty contest.
Sonika Roy is a trained Indian Classical Dance Odissi, model and an actress who has worked in several Odia Movies and modeled for many brands. She is a brand ambassador of Odisha’s leading spice brand and is associated with old age home.
Besides, earlier, Sonika was placed among the top 3 at Femina Miss India Odisha 2017.