Bengaluru lad Vishnu Raj Menon has been crowned as Peter England Mr. India 2016. He will now represent India at the Mr. World 2017 male beauty pageant, which is organised by the Miss World Organisation.
The results of the male beauty pageant were announced on Thursday night in Mumbai in a grand ceremony, which saw the presence of Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan.
Altamash Faraz was named the second runner-up while Viren Barman got the first runner-up award.
Menon succeeds Mr. India 2015 winner Rohit Khandelwal, who is currently Mr. World 2016.
More than 10,000 men had sent their entries for the Mr. India 2016 competition.
Out of the total number of entries, the organisers selected the top contestants who were mentored by Prasad Bidapa, show director; Nivedita Saboo, fashion director; Amit Khanna, fashion photographer; and Abbas Ali, celebrity fitness trainer.
Here’s the sub-contest winners list:
Times Best Actor: Altamash Faraz
Mr Perfect Body: Varun Varma
Mr Photogenic: Vishnu Raj Menon
Times Top Model: Dev Paimal
Mr Active: Ponnanna CB
Peter England Style Icon: Altamash Faraz