Zee Cafe to exclusively broadcast Miss World in India for the sixth year in a row

MUMBAI: The English general entertainment channel from the Zee stable, Zee Cafe will yet again showcase Miss World 2013 Live, as stunning women from across the globe fight it out at Indonesia for the esteemed title.

Zee Cafe will exclusively telecast Miss World 2013 Live in India on 28 September in the early hours at 5:00 am with a repeat telecast at 7:30 pm on the same night. Miss World will additionally be simulcast on Zee Studio. India's very own Miss India World Navneet Kaur Dhillon will by vying for the crown with the most beautiful women for the title of Miss World 2013.

"I was a child, and when Aishwarya Rai won miss world - my father was watching that show on TV and he said when my daughter grows up she will become miss world. So after that whenever anyone asked me about what I wanted to be I always said 'I want to become Miss World when I grow up!" said a very excited and nervous Navneet who will represent India at the pageant on Saturday.

The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant. The dazzling contestants from all across the globe compete for a month in a series of events including top model and beach fashion before the winner is crowned on the day of the grand finale. The winner spends a year travelling to represent the Miss World Organisation and its various causes. The Miss World Organisation owns and manages the annual Miss World Finals; a competition that has grown into one of the world's biggest.

Speaking on the occasion, Zee Network business head - niche channels Anurag Bedi said, "After the success of the Live and exclusive telecast of the recent Emmys we aim to further raise the bar by bringing the 63rd Miss World pageant to our viewers. Zee Cafe is proud to be associated with the legacy of Miss World which is one of the most prestigious pageants in the world - sixth consecutive year in a row. Miss World has always generated a huge amount of interest amongst Indian viewers and is one of the flagship events that they look forward to on our channel."

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