Khandelwal, who appeared elegant in a tuxedo by the Fashion Designer Nivedita Saboo, got a cash prize of $50,000 on captivating this famous title.
London: Rohit Khandelwal has turned out to be the first Indian to accomplish the sought-after title of Mr World 2016 at the striking finale of the Mr World competition conducted in Southport at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, UK.
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The model-actor of 26 years old from Hyderabad conquered 46 contestants from all over the world to be crowned the 1st Indian winner previous night. Rohit Khandelwal, who appeared elegant in a tuxedo by the Fashion designer Nivedita Saboo, got a cash prize of $ 50,000 on winning this famous title.
“I still can’t consider that I have gained the Mr World title. Being the 1st Indian ever to gain this title internationally makes me enormously proud and overjoyed. It’s my dream come true and I am very grateful to the Miss India Organization for offering me this chance and managing me all through my exhilarating journey. “My family, friends, relatives and my fans have been a continuous support for me and this might not have been probable without the backing of my well-wishers,” he told in a statement.
Mr World 2014 Nicklas Pedersen handed on the title to the Rohit Kandelwal, the new winner.
Fernando Alvarez of 21 years old, from Puerto Rico and Aldo Esparza Ramirez of 26 years, from Mexico were the 1st and 2nd runner correspondingly. The event was held by Filipino Superstar & Miss World 2013 Megan Young together with expert singer & former Mr England Jordan Williams and Frankie Cena from Canada.
Rohit also contested for various sub-titles at the parade like Mr World Multimedia Award, Mobstar People’s Choice Awards, Mr World Talent, Mr World Sports Event.