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Vishnuraj S. Menon, Bengaluru declared 'Peter England Mr. India 2016'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The hunt for India's most stylish man for the leading male beauty pageant culminated with Vishnuraj S Menon from being announced Peter Mr. 2016.

Adding to the style quotient was India's leading celebrity, the super stylish and suave Hrithik Roshan, who presented the winners with their titles amidst much fanfare and paparazzi in a glitzy ceremony, held in

Vishnuraj S Menon from won the Peter Mr. 2016 title, with Viren Barman from and Altamash Farazfrom announced as 1st and 2nd Runners-up respectively. The 16 shortlisted finalists were selected from across the country making the selection process tougher for the judges.

Besides the finalists competing for the coveted title, they were also seen battling for various sub-titles like Peter Mr. Style Icon, Mr. Healthy Hair, Mr. Active, Mr. Photogenic, Mr. Perfect Body, Mr. Personality, Mr. Popular, Mr.

Talented, Best Actor and Top Model. Peter Mr. Style icon was won by Mr. Priyadarshani Chatterjee.

The Peter Mr. 2016 winners were announced after multi-city auditions that received an overwhelming response from over 10 thousand participants across the country. This year the pageant comprised four city auditions across four zones in the country, which culminated into a gala final round of auditions, and gave wings to larger-than-life aspiration of millions of young men out to redefine their destiny.

The contestants set the temperatures soaring as they walked the ramp in the latest collection of Peter England, India's leading menswear brand. The finalists were clad in collections from India's leading apparel brand Peter inspired by the brand's philosophy to be everything you love! They showcased four different looks such as Formals with Tuxedo, Genius Shirt, Grand Father Hand me Down Denims and Indies. Show Director - Prasad Bidapa, Fashion Director Nivedita Saboo, India's leading fashion photographer - Amit Khanna and Celebrity Fitness Trainer - Abbas Ali, who mentored the contestants in their journey to the coveted title - Peter Mr. 2016 were present at the gala event.

Congratulating the winners and speaking on the occasion, ?Manish Singhai, Brand Head-Peter England, Madura Fashion and Lifestyle, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd., said, "We'd like to congratulate Vishnuraj S Menon and all the contestants for putting up a great show. Peter enjoys a strong bond with the multi-faceted youth and we are proud to be the title sponsor of Mr. 2016 pageant, which echoes similar sentiment. It is our constant endeavor to engage our audiences with exciting and thrilling experiences, confident of making Young fashionable and upbeat."

The grand finale of Peter Mr. 2016 was a huge success, which saw key celebrities including Kirti Kulhari, Sana Khan, Ankita Shorey, Adah Sharma, Freddy Daruwalla supporting and cheering the contestants. The evening also saw a fly high aerial performance by beauty and the beats.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 17:22 IST