S. Bakhirathan hailing from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu was elected the new Rubaru Mr South India at the annual Rubaru Mr India 2019 pageant concluded on April 30, 2019 at Hotel Sea Princess in the city of dreams, Mumbai. This was the sixteenth edition of the Rubaru Mr India pageant. The event was organized by Rubaru Group. He was also a Rubaru Mr South India International 2019 top 5 finalist prior to winning the Rubaru Mr South India 2019 title.
S. Bakhirathan belongs to the capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. He holds a degree in dental surgery from SRM University and is a certified dentist. Apart from being a dentist, he is also a freelance model, fitness consultant and athlete. He is the second candidate from medical background to win Rubaru title, first being, Dr Pankaj Ahlawat, Rubaru Mr India 2017. He stands 5 ft and 11 inches tall and has black hair and brown-black eyes. South India has always produced some of the best Mr India titleholders and now this 24 year-old very good-looking Indian gentleman has his name in that golden list. At the pageant, he got attention for his very confident and dynamic personality and remarkable intellect. His on-stage presentation was one of the best at this year’s Mr India pageant. His areas of interest include hiking, music, exploring new places and weight lifting.
This year 38 candidates competed for the title of Rubaru Mr India 2019. At the pageant, the candidates were judged on various parameters like confidence, personality, looks, fitness, nature, communication skills, on and off stage presentation, on and off camera presentation, runway skills and many more. The candidates took part in different segments of the pageant that included individual interviews, formal wear round, ethnic wear round and health and fitness round. The final judgement was made taking under consideration the performances of the candidates during all these preliminary events and the overall performance of each candidate during and prior to the finale.
Rubaru Mr India pageant is regarded is India’s biggest and longest running annual pageant for men. The pageant was established by Sandeep Kumar, the founder and president of Rubaru Group in the year 2004.Pankaj Kharbanda from Mumbai is the current vice president of the pageant. Rubaru Mr India pageant holds the record of being associated with maximum of international modelling organizations and pageants in India. Since the pageant’s inception in the year 2004, it has sent India’s representatives to more than 15 different international modelling competitions for men across the globe.
Rubaru Group, the parent organization of Rubaru Mr India pageant is one of the most well-established pageant organizations in Asia. It is the producer five (5) beauty pageants and modelling competitions. They are Rubaru Mister India pageant, one of the oldest and most celebrated pageants for men in Asia; Miss Supermodel Worldwide, the very first international modelling competition for women headquartered in South Asia; Mister Model Worldwide, the first ever international modelling competition for men headquartered in South Asia; Rubaru Mr and Miss Junior India, a talent and fashion event for kids and the Rubaru Miss India Elite pageant. Over the years, Rubaru Mr India pageant has produced several notable titleholders who have brought laurels and pride to the world’s largest democracy, India.