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Miss Universe India 2011

<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L) and Miss Sweden 2011 Ronnia Fornstedt play foosball during their visit to the Futbol (Soccer) Museum in Sao Paulo, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L) and Miss Sweden 2011 Ronnia Fornstedt play foosball during their visit to the Futbol (Soccer) Museum in Sao Paulo, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L) and Miss Sweden 2011 Ronnia Fornstedt play foosball during their visit to the Futbol (Soccer) Museum in Sao Paulo, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>(L-R) Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli, Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011 Deborah Henry and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo while they enjoy country dancing at Villa Country in Sao Paulo, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

(L-R) Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli, Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011 Deborah Henry and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo while they enjoy country dancing at Villa Country...more

(L-R) Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli, Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011 Deborah Henry and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo while they enjoy country dancing at Villa Country in Sao Paulo, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo on the beach in Guaruja, August 30, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo on the beach in Guaruja, August 30, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe...more

Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra pose for a photo on the beach in Guaruja, August 30, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli waves as she visits an auto race at GT Brasil raceway in Sao Paulo August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli waves as she visits an auto race at GT Brasil raceway in Sao Paulo August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli waves as she visits an auto race at GT Brasil raceway in Sao Paulo August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in swimwear in Sao Paulo in this August 27, 2011 publicity photo. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in swimwear in Sao Paulo in this August 27, 2011 publicity photo. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in swimwear in Sao Paulo in this August 27, 2011 publicity photo. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli strikes a pose during a fashion show at The Week night club in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli strikes a pose during a fashion show at The Week night club in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli strikes a pose during a fashion show at The Week night club in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, Deborah Henry pose for a photo while attending a samba dance class at the Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Erin Malone/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, Deborah Henry pose for a photo while attending a samba dance class at the Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo September 4,...more

Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (L), Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (C) and Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, Deborah Henry pose for a photo while attending a samba dance class at the Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Erin Malone/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli attends a rehearsal for the pageant's evening gown segment at the Hilton San Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli attends a rehearsal for the pageant's evening gown segment at the Hilton San Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli attends a rehearsal for the pageant's evening gown segment at the Hilton San Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L), Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (C) and Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama pose for a picture at the Buddha bar in Sao Paulo September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Erin Malone/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L), Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (C) and Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama pose for a picture at the Buddha bar in Sao Paulo September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Erin Malone/Miss Universe...more

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (L), Miss Universe Denmark 2011 Sandra Amer (C) and Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama pose for a picture at the Buddha bar in Sao Paulo September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Erin Malone/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Candidates for Miss Universe 2011 competition pre-tape a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. The Miss Universe pageant will be held in Sao Paulo on September 12. From L to R are: Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama, Miss Universe Korea 2011 Sora Chong, Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra, Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli, Miss Universe Kosovo 2011 Aferdita Dreshaj, Miss Universe Italy 2011 Elisa Torrini, Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2011 Valeriya Aleinikova, Miss Universe Israel 2011 Kim Edri and Miss Universe Jamaica 2011 Shakira Martin. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Candidates for Miss Universe 2011 competition pre-tape a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. The Miss Universe pageant will be held in Sao Paulo on September 12. From L to R are: Miss Universe...more

Candidates for Miss Universe 2011 competition pre-tape a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. The Miss Universe pageant will be held in Sao Paulo on September 12. From L to R are: Miss Universe Japan 2011 Maria Kamiyama, Miss Universe Korea 2011 Sora Chong, Miss Universe Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra, Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli, Miss Universe Kosovo 2011 Aferdita Dreshaj, Miss Universe Italy 2011 Elisa Torrini, Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2011 Valeriya Aleinikova, Miss Universe Israel 2011 Kim Edri and Miss Universe Jamaica 2011 Shakira Martin. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli pre-tapes a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli pre-tapes a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli pre-tapes a segment for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at Beco de Batman in Sao Paulo September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP/Handout

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<p>Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (R) and Miss Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra (L) attend a samba class at Meninos do Morumbi non governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker</p>

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (R) and Miss Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra (L) attend a samba class at Meninos do Morumbi non governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli (R) and Miss Indonesia 2011 Nadine Alexandra (L) attend a samba class at Meninos do Morumbi non governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses for a photo in swimsuit during a judges briefing for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at the Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 6, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses for a photo in swimsuit during a judges briefing for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at the Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 6, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P....more

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses for a photo in swimsuit during a judges briefing for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at the Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi hotel in Sao Paulo September 6, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in her swimsuit during the Miss Universe preliminary competition in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Nacho Doce</p>

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in her swimsuit during the Miss Universe preliminary competition in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Miss India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli poses in her swimsuit during the Miss Universe preliminary competition in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli competes in the evening gown presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Patrick Prather/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli wears a swimsuit during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli wears a swimsuit during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli wears a swimsuit during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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<p>Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli introduces herself during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout</p>

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli introduces herself during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

Miss Universe India 2011 Vasuki Sunkavalli introduces herself during a presentation show at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization, L.P. LLLP./Handout

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