Mumbai, July 28, 2015: The hunt for India’s most desirable man by country’s oldest and most prestigious pageant for men has come to its climax as Rohit Khandewal from Hyderabad was announced Provogue Personal Care Mr. India 2015.
The Mr. India 2015 winners were announced after multi-city auditions that received an overwhelming response from over 10 thousand participants across the country. This year the pageant comprised of 4 city auditions across 4 zones in the country, which culminated into a gala final round of auditions, and gave wings to larger-than-life aspiration of millions of young men out to redefine their destiny.
Rohit Khandewal from Hyderabad was announced Mr. India 2015 winner, Rahul Rajasekharan from Bangalore was announced 1st Runner up and Prateek Gujaral from Mumbai was announced 2nd Runner up. While Rohit Khandewal will be representing India at the prestigious Mr. World pageant, the runner’s up will be lauded with plentiful opportunities in glamour, modeling and acting fields. Winners were also received gratification from sponsors worth lakhs of rupees.
The grand finale was attended by key personalities from the fashion, TV and Bollywood industry. Mansi Scott gave a dazzling performance to the hit tunes of the Bollywood chartbusters to lighten up the atmosphere for the contestants. The icing on the cake for the winners was when Bollywood’s diva Kareena Kapoor came to congratulate them and celebrate their success.
Other sub-titles that were given away to the contestants were as followed:
Stay On Mr. Active – Rohit Khandelwal
Wahl Mr Metrosexual – Suraj Chhajed
SRM University Mr Sudoku – Suraj Chhajed
Zoiro Mr Perfect Body – Ulhas Dhiman
Dr. A's Mr. Healthy Hair – Sagar Gera
Gio Collection Mr Trendsetter – Suraj Chhajed
Times Mr Personality – Rahul Rajasekharan
Provogue Best Actor – Rahul Rajasekharan and Rohit Khandelwal
Pro Sport Mr Iron Man – Rahul RajaSekharan
Mr Photogenic – Jitesh Thakur
Times Mr Congenial – Ulhas Dhiman
Times Mr. Talented – Neeraj Sharma and Ulhas Dhiman
Times Top Model – Sagar Gera
A retro theme party followed the glamorous grand finale where some of the most sought after celebrities mingled with the winners and contestants. Celebrities like Tushar Kapoor, Director Madhur Bhandakar, Ken Ghosh, Vatsal Sheth, Rocky S, Nishka Lulla, Candice Pinto, Shilpa Agnihotri, Evelyn Sharma, Pernia Qureshi and Prachi Desai amongst others were also seen attending the event.
The contestants were supported by experts from the different verticals of the glamour industry to train and guide them to excel in the contest. The panelists included experts like show director Prasad Bidapa, Fashion Director Nivedita Sabboo, Cricketer Zaheer Khan (Pro Sport Fitness), Bollywood Casting Director Nalini Rathnam, Photography by Amit Khanna and Hair & Make-up by Kromakay.
• Title Sponsor – Provogue Personal Care
• Powered By – Gio Collection
• Associate Partner: Zoiro
• Associate Partner : Stay-On Power Capsules
• Hair Care Partner: Dr. A’s Clinic
• Education Partner : SRM University
• Grooming Partner: Wahl