Thrissur lass Gayatri R. Suresh has been crowned Miss Kerala. Konjitha John, also of Thrissur, is the first runner-up and Janitha Thomas of Kochi is the second runner-up.
Hundreds thronged the Camelot Convention Centre here to witness the pageant in which Gayatri emerged victor. There were 22 contestants.
Gayatri, 22, is a South Indian Bank employee and the daughter of Suresh Kumar and Rekha. Konjitha John, 20, a company secretaryship student in Mumbai, is the daughter of John and Shirley.
Janitha Thomas, 20, is the daughter of Thomas Charlie and Maria Famila and a Bcom student. Konjitha John won the Miss Beautiful Skin and Perfect Tan titles while Janitha bagged the Best Cat Walk and Beautiful Eyes contests.
Janani Maria Antony bagged the Miss Beautiful Hair title while Priyanka Menon was adjudged Miss Beautiful Smile. Otehr winners are Sharon Soby Varghese (Miss Congeniality), Sukanya Sudhakaran (Miss Photogenic), Varna Sampath (Miss Talented).
Dr George John (Dubai International Hospital MD), Dr Sohan Roy (Director), V.A.Sreekumar (Push Integrated Communication chairman) Murali Menon (Theatre artist) actors Sijoy Varghese and Ranjine Haridas V-Star chair person Sheela Kochousep, Sajan Najam (dance director) and Y.V. Rajesh (script writer) were in the jury.