The title of Mr. World 2016 landed on Indian model and actor Rohit Khandelwal at a grand event held on July 19th, 2016. The extravagant ceremony took place at Southport, UK. He is the first Indian and even first Asian to take this title his home.
There were 47 contestants from around the world competing for this celebrated title. Rohit received a cash price of $50,000/- along with a trophy. Rohit competed for various sub-titles as well and won the title of Mr. Multimedia. He looked dashing in tuxedo designed by Couture designer Nivedita Saboo.
Mr. Puerto Rico, Fernando Alvarez, was the first runner-up and Mr. Mexico, Aldo Esparza Ramirez, was awarded the second-runner up trophy.
Rohit has also won the title of Mr. India in 2015. Rohit lend a thanks to his fans on twitter for their blessings and support. “I feel so privileged and humbled to be Mr. World 2016. I would like to thank all my fans and all the people who have been giving me all their blessings. It is only your love and support that has been my inspiration to win Mr. World 2016. It has been an amazing journey to this point, and I cannot wait to see what happens next,” khandelwal said on Mr. World’s official website.