Adline Castelino was announced as the winner of Liva Miss Diva Universe 2020 title at an event held on Mumbai on Saturday February 22. She will now represent India at Miss Universe pageant. Adline was crowned Miss Diva Universe 2020 by Miss Universe India 2019 Vartika Singh and Miss Supranational India 2019 Anntonia Porsild, who congratulated her on the win. There were 20 contestants competing for the coveted title.
Aavriti Choudhary was crowned as LIVA Miss Diva Supranational 2020 and will represent India at Miss Supranational 2020, while Neha Jaiswal was the LIVA Miss Diva 2020 – Runner – Up.
The event was judged by Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta, designers Shivan and Narresh, Miss Supranational 2014 Asha Bhat, Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006 Jacqueline Fernandes, designer Nikhil Mehra and designer Gavin Miguel. Malaika Arora hosted the grand finale.
With the victory, Adline will be representing India at Miss Universe platform to be held later this year. Adline Castelino was born in Kuwait city to Alphonsus Castelino and Meera Castelino of Udyavar, Udupi. As a 15-year-old teen, Castelino moved to Mumbai. She did her schooling from St Xavier and graduated from Wilson College of Business Administration.
She is a professional model, and also works with VSP, an organization that functions to provide a sustainable livelihood for framers to curb farmer suicides and inequality. Castelino states that the cause is close to her heart as her grandparents were farmers. Adline was driven to work for the cause as her grandmother died at the age of 22 due to lack of medical facilities. She believes that it is a miracle that she is getting an opportunity to represent the country on an international stage and calls it a dream come true.