Mister India 2018 titleholders with actor, model, reality TV celebrity and Mister India 2016, Akash Choudhary.

Rubaru Mr. India is one of the biggest and oldest running male pageants in the world. The pageant that extravagantly celebrated its fifteenth anniversary last year (2018) in Goa is back with yet another exciting edition this year. This year’s event will take place on April 30, 2019 at Sea Princess hotel in Mumbai, India. Forty (40) candidates from all across the nation have been shortlisted after a series of regional auditions and state-level competitions to participate in the final show.

Mister India 2017, Darasing Khurana from Maharashtra with Mister India 2018, Balaji Murugadoss from Tamil Nadu.
Mister India 2017, Darasing Khurana from Maharashtra with Mister India 2018, Balaji Murugadoss from Tamil Nadu.

Some of the best experts from the industry have joined hands with the Rubaru Group for this year’s Mr. India pageant. Celebrity fashion choreographer, Lubna Adam is going to be the show director for the pageant. Ace photographer, Amit Khanna will be the official photographer for the event. The brand Horra is this year’s gift partner and Parimal Mehhta, the founder of Parimal Modelling Academy is going to be the grooming partner for Mr. India 2019. The candidates of Rubaru Mr. India 2019 pageant will be mentored by 2 former Mr. India winners, Akash Choudhary, who will be the ramp walk trainer and Pardeep Kharera, who is going to be the fitness coach for this year’s event. Rubaru Mr. India 2019 pageant will be co-powered by the brand Rohit Verma owned by ace celebrity designer and fashion expert, Rohit Verma. Popular designer, Seema Mehta is going to be the official designer for the event. The sports competition and health and fitness round of the pageant will take place at Water Kingdom – Asia’s Largest Theme Water Park owned by EsselWorld Leisure Pvt. Ltd. It is also the associate sponsor for the event. The candidates will also take part in social activities at an NGO as well.The entire event will be covered by one of the leading media houses of India, The Neutral View. That is also the media partner for the pageant.

Mister India 2018 titleholders with actor, model, reality TV celebrity and Mister India 2016, Akash Choudhary.

The pageant will commence on April 27, 2019 with a visit to the Siddhivinayak temple in Dadar to seek the blessings of the Lord Ganesha. The candidates will stay at Suba International hotel during the pageant. Hotel Suba International is also the hospitality partner for Mr. India 2019 pageant. During the event, the candidates will get judged on various parameters like confidence, personality, communication skills, runway skills, on and off stage presentation, on and off camera presentation, looks and talent to name a few. They will take part in a series of pre-finale activities like photo shoots, preliminary competitions, individual interviews, talent segment, formal wear competition, health and fitness competition and many more. The best performing candidates throughout the event will get awarded at the conclusion of the event on April 30, 2019 along with the election of the new Mr. India. The best performing candidates and top placers at the event will also get the golden opportunity to represent India at some of the biggest and most well-established international modelling competitions and pageants for men.

(Left to right) Sandeep Kumar, the president of Rubaru Mr India Organization; Darasing Khurana, Rubaru Mr India International 2017 and Pankaj Kharbanda, the vice-president of Rubaru Mr India Organization.
(Left to right) Sandeep Kumar, the president of Rubaru Mr India Organization; Darasing Khurana, Rubaru Mr India International 2017 and Pankaj Kharbanda, the vice-president of Rubaru Mr India Organization.

Rubaru Mr. India is the oldest surviving annual male pageant in India. The pageant is regarded as one of the most successful male pageants in world. Since the pageant’s inception in the year 2004, it has sent India’s representatives to more than 15 different international modelling competitions. Rubaru Mr. India pageant holds the record of being associated to the maximum number of international pageants and modelling organizations in India. It was created by Rubaru Group in the year 2004 in the North Indian state of Haryana. Rubaru Group is a pageant organization and NGO based in Haryana. It was established by Indian painter and entrepreneur, Sandeep Kumar in the year 2004 and Pankaj Kharbanda is the vice-president of the organization. The organization, Rubaru Group is one of the most well-established pageant organizations in Asia. It is the producer of five (5) beauty pageants and modelling competitions that include Rubaru Mister India, Rubaru Miss India Elite, Rubaru Mr & Miss Junior India, Miss Supermodel Worldwide and Mister Model Worldwide.