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Grand finale finalist Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza

Born in an orthodox Muslim family, Indore girl Zoya Mirza aka Zeba Baig has earned a place in the grand finale of Femina Miss India 2016 contest. She is hopeful that a blend of luck and hard work would see her through.
Grand finale finalist of Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza
Grand finale finalist of Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza

The tenacious girl has reached the top-21 by competing among 15,000 girls from 18 cities of the country. Meet Zoya Mirza, the 'conservative Muslim' girl who could become the next Miss India

Born in a conservative Muslim family, Zoya did her schooling from St Raphael’s Girls’ Higher Secondary School and then did her graduation in media studies from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya's School of Journalism.
Grand finale finalist of Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza
Zoya Mirza

Zoya, a good looking and intelligent girl wanted to try out for the Miss India contest but was told by her mother that it was 'Un-Islamic'.
Still, tenacious Zoya kept persuading her parents and continued grooming herself. She pursued an acting course and also worked as a television anchor for various news channels in Indore for a year. Seeing her unrelenting passion, her parents gave up their opposition and started supporting her.
Music, dance and travelling remain her hobbies.
Grand finale finalist of Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza
Grand finale finalist Femina Miss India 2016 Zoya Mirza

Eagerly awaiting her shot at the Femina Miss India -2016 grand finale considering her journey at the pageant so far.

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