Rohit Khandelwal became the first Asian to win the Mr. World 2016 title at the Mr. World competition held at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre in Southport, UK. Around 46 contestants from across the world competed against him. Here are some of the things that you need to know about him:
1.He belongs to Hyderabad
Rohit is from Hyderabad from where he completed his studies and went to college in the city of Nizams.
2. His work life
Before trying his luck in modeling, Rohit worked for SpiceJet and was also a technical support assistant at the Dell Computers.
3. A cool model
He started with modeling and moved to TV shows while trying his luck in Mumbai. He worked in a couple of TV ads and shows including a jewellery ad with Kareena Kapoor. Some of his TV shows were, MTV Big F, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, etc.
4. Impressive set of awards
In 2015, he won Mr India title in Mumbai. He also won two special awards at the contest, Stay-On Mr Active and Provogue Personal Care Best Actor.
5. Refused the family business
According to reports, he went against his father’s wishes to join the family business and try his luck in modeling. Well, all he wanted was to follow his heart and he did it.
Author Name: Palak Bhardwaj