India’s biggest male pageant, the Rubaru Mr India pageant will be celebrating its sixteenth anniversary this year. On this very special occasion the organizers decided to move the pageant to the city of dreams, Mumbai. The grand finale of the event is slated to take place on April 30, 2019 at Sea Princess hotel in Mumbai. Some of the most handsome and talented Indian men will travel to the alpha world city, Mumbai to compete for the title of Rubaru Mr India 2019. At the conclusion of the event, previous year’s winner, Rubaru Mr India 2018, Balaji Murugadoss will pass on his title to his successor. Along with the election of the new Mr. India, India’s representatives for upcoming international modelling competitions and male pageants will also be announced, who would represent India internationally in coming months. Rubaru Mr India pageant is often referred to as “the goldmine of handsome faces” in India for producing exceptionally handsome and good-looking models and winners.
For this year’s pageant, Rubaru Group, the parent organization of Rubaru Mr India pageant has joined hands with some of the best experts and brands in the industry. The event will be co-powered by the brand Rohit Verma, owned by celebrity fashion designer, actor, entrepreneur and television personality, Rohit Verma. Award winning fashion photographer, actor, director and scriptwriter, Amit Khanna will be the official photographer for the pageant and will shoot all the important segments of the event. The candidates will be seen walking down the runway wearing exquisite creations by ace Indian fashion designer, Seema Mehta, the founder and owner of Seema Mehta – Label of Luxury. During the pageant, the candidates will be groomed and trained by Parmila Mehta, the founder and owner of Parimal Modelling Academy. Prestigious fashion brands Wero and Horra will be the gift part of the event. Celebrity choreographer, Lubna Adam is going to be the show director for Rubaru Mr India 2019 pageant. India’s leading hair care and makeover salon, Time Machine will be performing the significant task for making these already very charming gentlemen even better-looking as they will be hair care and makeover partner of the event. The nation’s foremost dental and facial aesthetic centre, Studio 32 owned by Dr Chetan Zode and Kinjal Shah Zode is smile care partner for the pageant. Famous cosmetologist and aesthetic trainer, Dr Rinku Aher will be conducting grooming workshops during the pageant and is pageant’s skin care partner. She is one of the finest cosmetologists in South Asia. One of the most prestigious and renowned men’s style and grooming brands, Gatsby will be style partner for this year’s Rubaru Mr India pageant. Travel home is going to the pageant’s Travel partner; Ozone Events will the event partner; FitKrate will be the nutrition partner; Gautam Faldu Photography will be the cinematography partner; Jeyanjali will be the associate partner and Preity and Pixie will be the state zone partner of the event. The event will be organized in association with Redefine and OK Sir and Media Kraft will be the media partner for the pageant. The candidates this year will be mentored by three former Rubaru Mr India winners, Akash Choudhary, Ashwani Neeraj and Pardeep Kharera, who will be ramp walk and runway trainer, health and nutrition expert and fitness coach respectively. The finale of the pageant will be hosted by Bollywood actor, Gunjan Utreja. Often cited as the most handsome Mr India winner, Rubaru Mr India 2016, Mudit Malhotra will also grace this year’s Rubaru Mr India pageant. The reigning Rubaru Mr India, Balaji Murugadoss from Tamil Nadu will be one of the judges at this year’s Rubaru Mr India pageant.
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. During the pageant, the candidates will stay at Suba International hotel that is also the hospitality partner for Rubaru Mr. India 2019. Most of the pre-finale activities will take place at this hotel. 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.
The candidates will get judged on several parameters like personality, confidence, attitude, looks, runway skills, on and off stage presentation, on and off camera presentation, communication skills and fitness to name a few. They will take part in a series of pre-finale events like photo shoots, grooming workshops and sessions, preliminary competitions, individual interviews, formal wear competition, ethnic wear competition, health and fitness round and many more. The best performing candidates throughout out the event will get awarded at the final show along with the election of Rubaru Mr India 2019.
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.