As twelve finalists Gurjot Kaur, Pawandeep Kaur, Priyanka Gill, Manpreet Kaur, Sukhjeet Kaur, Satvinder Kaur, Deepinder Baweja, Varinder Kaur, Arshdeep Kaur, Rupinder Kaur, Harpreet Kaur, Indu Kotra performed their best for the climax of the glitzy and star studded grand finale evening set up at PAP grounds, Jalandhar. Stage was sizzled with the super performances by Amrinder Gill, Harbhajan Maan, Gursewak Maan, Kamal Heer, Manmohan Waris and Miss Pooja. Manpreet Kaur has been awarded with cash prize of rupees 1 lakh and a Dubai Trip while the first runner-up has been awarded with cash prize of Rs 50, 000 and second runner-up has been awarded with cash prize of Rs 25, 000.
Being hosted by versatile actor and singer Satinder Satti, the event started with a breathtaking Punjabi Bhangra Medley. Then a tribute was paid to the revered Punjabi satirist and actor Late Mr. Jaspal Bhatti. Young Heartthrob Amrinder Gill glittered the stage and got a warm response when he sang two of his new songs from his upcoming Punjabi movies Saddi Love Story and Tu Mera Bai, Main Tera Bai. When Amrinder sang- Tere to shuru ishq mera tere te muk jana, saha da safar tere kadma te ruk jana, tenu hi bss chaheya a, tenu hi bss paya a, tu hi meri just ju, reh ja ni akhiya de ru b ru, from movie Saddi Love Story, he got a roaring response from the audience. Miss Pooja entered on the stage with attitude and style. She sang her new song 'Mundeya nu daura pe gya, main jado daura kita shehar da.’ from her latest album 'Jattitude'. Jattitude was released on the stage after her performance. Then young desi folk star Kamal Heer who reminded the childhood by singing 'Illatan di jarh hunde c' in his own style. Then he sang a song for Punjabi drivers, 'main wazan wadha leya lameya rootan te, par meri naar patang de wargi ud'di fooka te'. Then came Harbhajan Maan who started with the song 'call Jalandhar ton'. Then he sang few songs live from his upcoming Album Satrangi Peengh-2 with his brother Gursewak Maan, without any track played from background due to some technical reasons. With his song 'Bharat Maa da putt begana main Punjab Bolda haa' he touched the pinnacle.
Rajiee M Shinde, CEO and Director, PTC Network, actor Divya Dutta, singer-actor Harbhajan Mann and and actor Gavie Chahal formed the jury that judged the pageant. This year marks the fifth consecutive year of this immensely popular event in Punjabi entertainment and glamour world.Rajiee M Shinde, CEO and Director, PTC Network said that this current edition of Miss PTC Punjabi comes as a complete revamp of the earlier versions of the contest with substantial changes in episodic content. The idea has been to find a girl who symbolizes the essence of the eternal Punjabi woman. The participants having been put to rigorous tests through rounds of challenging outdoor household and professional tasks, Miss PTC Punjab 2012 prelims have seen everything ranging from ground zero television reporting to rigorous photography sessions, virtually everything that puts human skills to an ultimate test, asserted Ms Shinde.
Rabindra Narayan, President, PTC Network remarked that immense appreciation to successive Miss PTC Punjabi pageants in the past has only elevated the standards of the contest manifold. With the competition becoming increasingly tougher every year, there is absolutely no doubt whatsoever that this year is the pinnacle of talent hunt which for sure holds an even promising outlook for future versions of the pageant, pointed out Mr Narayan. Vivel Miss PTC Punjabi is a platform that aims to explore and unveil the inherent talent of Punjabi women. It is a flagship and annual PTC highlight viewed more as a tribute to the idea of pride in traditions and customs of Punjab find apt manifestation in Punjabi woman.