Rohit Khandelwal Becomes First Indian to Win Mr. World Title 2016 [ Current Affairs ]


Rohit Khandelwal won the prestigious 2016 Mr. World title and he became first Indian and first Asian to win the Mr. World title. He is the Indian actor, model, television personality. The grand ceremony was held at Southport theatre, Promenade, Southport in England.

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  • He received a cash prize of 50, 000 dollars after winning this title.
  • In the competition 47 participants from around the world had participated.
  • Fernando Alberto Alvarez Soto (Puerto Rico) was the first runner-up and Aldo Esparza Ramirez (Mexico) was the second runner-up.
  • In 2016 Mr. World Title, Rohit Khandelwal also participated in various sub-titles like:

    • Mr World Talent
    • Mr. World Multimedia Award
    • Mr World Sports Event
    • Mobstar People’s Choice Awards
  • Well educated and trained as a computer engineer, Rohit Khandelwal decided to pursue acting.

About Rohit Khandelwal:

  • Rohit Khandelwal Born on 19 August 1989 in Hyderabad, Telangana. And he has graduated from Aurora Degree College.
  • He got his first television advertisement break in a jewelley advertisement with Kareena Kapoor.
  • He is also winner of Mr India 2015 contest at Club Royalty in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • He served as a ground staff for SpiceJet and technical support assistant at the Dell Computers prior to entering the modelling industry.
  • He won two special awards at the contest,

    • Stay-On Mr Active
    • Provogue Personal Care Best Actor
  • In 2016, Rohit Khandelwal win the 2016 Mr. World title.

- Published on: July 20, 2016