Archive for November, 2016

mr india – a history


Male beauty pageants aren’t much talked about the world over and India is no exception. While the craze of beauty pageants has ebbed in India, for the sake of documentation, below is the list of all those who won Mr India since Grasim Industries sponsored the first contest in 1995.

Year: 1995
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Bikram Saluja
Sent to: Mr World 1996
Placement: Semifinalist

Year: 1996
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Sachin Khurana
Sent to: Mr World 1998
Placement: Unplaced

Year: 1997
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Deepinder Gill
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

Year: 1998
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Diwakar Pundir
Sent to: Mr International 1998
Placement: Semifinalist

Year: 1999
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Abhijit Sanyal
Sent to: Mr International 1999
Placement: 3rd

abhijit

abhijit

Year: 2000
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Aryan Vaid
Sent to: Mr International 2000
Placement: WINNER

aryan

aryan (center)

Year: 2001
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Vivan Bhatena
Sent to: Mr International 2001
Placement: Semifinalist

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vivan

Year: 2002
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Raghu Mukherjee
Sent to: Mr International 2002
Placement: WINNER

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raghu (center)

Year: 2003
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Rajneesh Duggal
Sent to: Mr International 2003
Placement: 2nd

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rajneesh (center)

Year: 2004
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Sunil Mann
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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sunil (center)

Year: 2005
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Viraf Patel
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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viraf (center)

Year: 2006
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Yatin Sonic
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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yatin

Year: 2007
Title sponsor: Grasim
Winner: Bharat Kundra
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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bharat (center)

Year: 2007
Title sponsor: Haywards 5000
Winner: Kawaljit Anand Singh
Sent to: Mr World 2007
Placement: Semifinalist

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kawaljit (center)

Year: 2008
Title sponsor: Haywards 5000
Winner: Pravesh Rana
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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pravesh (center)

Year: 2009
Title sponsor: N/A
Winner: Imran Khan
Sent to: N/A
Placement: N/A

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imran (left)

Year: 2010
Title sponsor: N/A
Winner: Inder Bajwa
Sent to: Mr World 2010
Placement: Semifinalist

Year: 2012
Title sponsor: N/A
Winner: Taher Ali
Sent to: Mr World 2012
Placement: Unplaced

Year: 2014
Title sponsor: Provogue, MensXP
Winner: Prateik Jain
Sent to: Mr World 2014
Placement: Semifinalist

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prateik (center)

Year: 2015
Title sponsor: Provogue
Winner: Rohit Khandelwal
Sent to: Mr World 2016
Placement: WINNER

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rohit (center)

Year: 2016
Title sponsor: Peter England
Winner: Vishnu Raj Menon
Sent to: TBD
Placement: TBD

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vishnu (center)

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