Grasim Mr India 2007
Celebrate ‘True Spirit of Manhood’ – the Grasim Way!
Intense Grooming sessions (March 20th - 28th March 2007 ,Mumbai, March 2007:
That time of the year arrived, when sleek toned bods and chiseled jaw lines, sashay across the ramp with a suave, sophisticated disposition, as 28 aspiring - yet palpably nervous male models got ready to offer the audiences a visual treat at the 13th Grasim Mr. India 2007 pageant. After receiving an unprecedented 16000 applications, the special panel of high profile judges shorlisted 28 finalists after carefully scrutinizing the ‘Potential Laden’ participants. The contestants were selected from various zones of India i.e. North, South, East and West. While Delhi and Mumbai rule the roost with 7 finalists, Haryana and Noida have 3 promising aspirants. Pune and Bangalore run in closely with 2 participants while Punjab, Rajasthan, Kolkata and Patna made themselves tough to boot with 1 finalist each. The selected contestants arrived in Mumbai on the 19th of March for an INTENSE GROOMING SESSION.
The sessions commenced from the March 20, 2007, helped them build on their confidence levels and the ability to present them effectively on the ramp. Not only did the sessions worked on their externals, but also on the other aspects of presentation such as etiquettes, and the style of presenting themselves on stage i.e. bodacious yet earnest in their appeal.
While the seasoned Trainer Ms. Leena Mogre helped carve the six packs, the dance sessions with Mr. Sandip Soparkar added icing to the cake, tackling stiffness problems and enable body movements whilst on stage. Specialists present will take care of etiquettes as well as skin and hair related issues. The grooming sessions will be a finale to the various sub contests such as
Best Dressed and the Best Talent.
This High profile contest was held on the 31st of March at the Chitrakoot Ground, Shah Industrial Estate (Behind Fun Republic).
Best Physique, Best Smile, Best Talent, Most Photogenic Male model declared, Mumbai, 26th March 2007:
27 breathtakingly handsome men walked the walk, talked the talk and smiled the smile to give their best shot at the sub-contests of Best Dressed male, Best Talent, Best Physique, Best Smile, and Most Photogenic 2007. The sub contests were held at the Resort at Aksa beach on the 26th and 27th of March 2007 respectively.
Judges: Fitness expert Mickey Mehta, Ex Grasim Mr. India 2007 Karan Hukkoo, Film Director Kalpana Lazmi, well-known photographer Jagdish Mali, Famous theatre personality Kunal Vijaykar and Model & aspiring actress Suhaana presided as the judges over the event.While the Best Talent and Best Dressed Male commenced on the 26th of March, the very important Mr. Photogenic, Best Physique, Best Smile took place on the 27th of March 2007.
The details of the winners are as such.
Best Dressed Male : Winner – Mr. Saurabh Sachdev , 1st Runners up - Mr. Dharam Raj Singh, 2nd Runners up - Mr. Jobi VargheseBest Talent : Winner – Mr. Hemwant Kumar , 1st Runners up - Mr. Vaibhav Talwar, 2nd Runners up - Mr. Syed Wasim
Best Physique : Winner - Mr. Sundeep Badwal , 1st Runners up - Mr. Dharam Raj Singh, 2nd Runners up - Mr. Dheeraj Amonkar
Most Photogenic : Winner – Mr. Kunal Kochchal , 1st Runners up – Mr. Bharat Kundra, 2nd Runners up - Mr. Ajay Pal ChoudharyBest Smile : Winner – Mr. Adhiraj Chakrabarti , 1st Runners up – Mr. Kabir Kocchar, 2nd Runners up – Mr. Rajjat Seth
The winners of these sub contests have been held up as a surprise and were announced on 28th March 2007 at the Applause Entertainment, The Terrace party
Grasim Mr. India’ 07 finale – an evening to remember
Mumbai, March 31st 2007:
Glamour, Glitz and an awe inspiring finale is what The Grasim Mr India 2007 pageant holds in store for the admirers of male splendor, as the contest reaches its penultimate nook. A gamut of emotions and challenges as 27 breathtakingly handsome men battle it out at the grand finale, for the title of Grasim Mr. India 2007, to be held on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Chitrakoot Grounds, Andheri West. The competition is tough….wait and watch who wins this prestigious title of ‘Grasim Mr. India 2007’. After receiving an unprecedented 16000 applications, the special panel of high profile judges had shorlisted 28 finalists after carefully scrutinizing the ‘Potential Laden’ participants. The contestants have been selected from various zones of India i.e. North, South, East and West. While Delhi and Mumbai rule the roost with 7 finalists, Haryana and Noida have 3 promising aspirants. Pune and Bangalore run in closely with 2 participants while Punjab, Rajasthan, Kolkata and Patna make themselves tough to boot with 1 finalist each.
The event hold witness to the starry presence of a plethora of celebrities. The evening will get hotter and sizzle to its best when, the ever so stunning Kareena Kapoor will pack in a powerhouse performance as she comes up on stage playing to a series of her own hit numbers. The night will also be filled with able glamour support with the likes of the sexy ‘Paap’ babe Udita Goswami.
Voluptuous Neetu Chandra awed inspired every other pulsating male heartbeat with her bodacious act. To top it all, the SURPRISE PACKAGE of the event will be the aspiring queen of Bollywood, who took every ones breath away.
About Grasim & the Aditya Birla Group:
Excellence being the cornerstone of its worldwide presence, The Aditya Birla Group, a premier conglomerate rooted in Indian values yet global in vision, conceptualized Mr. India in 1994 as the pageant providing a platform for the many aspiring and dashing young Indians to showcase their talents.
Mr. India is the one and only event of its kind and is the largest Male Personality Pageant of the country. After twelve years of providing the youth of our country with the largest platform and a stepping-stone into the world of fashion and glamour, the title is now the dream of the entire youth generation
Grasim Mr India 2007: BHARAT KUNDRA, Grasim MR. Photogenic 1st runners up, Age: 21, Place: Nodia , Educational Qualification: Soft engineering in final year, Inspired by: Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Modeling Assignments: - Done print shoots for Airtel, GIO T-shirts, British council, NIIT , Ramp shows for Wrangler, Cantabil and Liberty., Languages: Hindi, English
Grasim Mr India 2007 – 1st Runner Up: Jobi Varghese , Place – Bangalore, Age – 25, School - Balayesu Vidyalaya (Infant Jesus church school), College - St. Joseph's Evening College, Qualification - B.A, GNIIT, Dip in computer Hardware, Dip in Computer Networking., Profession - Sr. Technical trainer - Dell international, My strengths - Two angels (Mom and sis), My Belief - You have beautiful pair of eyes world would look beautiful and if you have a sweet tongue you will look beautiful., My Talent - Dancing, Acting and sketching. Learning Bharathanatiyam from Bharani institute of dance, have acted in plays presented by St.Joseph's college., Modeling assignments – Xpert shirt for Kerala TV, A jean shop advertisement, couple of ramp shows. , Movies - Have acted in P.Vasu's yet to be released movie ‘Thottal Poo Malarum’ (Tamil). Would be doing a Telugu movie by the same director.Languages - English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu
Grasim Mr. India 2nd Runner up :Umar Sharif , Educational Qualification: B.Tech (Electronics & Telecom), Working: Currently Working with Hutch as Telecom Engineer., Graduation: U.I.T RGPV, Bhopal, Place – New Delhi, Age – 23, Father's Name: Capt Mufti Sharif, Father's Profession: Business, Modeling: done few advertisements - Duro (Undergarments), of designer shirts , Done print & ramp show with Designers Mumtaz who designs for supermodels like Shawar Ali, Zulfi Syed, and Jessie Randhawa. Walked the ramp with Models like Shawar Ali, Siddarth Shukla, Ria Sen, Ishita Arun for Photofair 2004 organised By Miracles Event Management Inspired by: I look up to Arjun Rampal As my idol and would always strive to achieve even the impossible. ,Thought: I consider life as the most precious gift from God and feel that it should be respected and should be lived to the maximum., Languages - English, Hindi,
Watch Grasim Mr India 2007 Photographs in the Photo Album