Mallika Kapur was crowned as Miss India Canada 2012. Born in Calcutta, Mallika’s family now lives in Bangalore while she pursues a Bachelor of Health Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She has a passion for performing arts and has been trained in Bharatnatyam for fourteen years and has also played lead roles in several theatrical productions. She is also an avid golfer and is a member of the McMaster University varsity golf team. A highly accomplished scholar with an interest in medicine, Mallika aspires to become a physician in the near future. She looks forward for using the pageant as a platform to introduce herself to both the Indian and Canadian entertainment industries as well as raise awareness about management of diabetes in the South Asian community.