Meet Prateek Baid, the first and only Indian model to be named the Best Model of the year
Indian fashion industry is one of the biggest fashion industries in the world. It has produced some of the most endearing faces who went on to become global icons and made the nation proud at several international arenas. A few of them achieved great heights and embedded their names in history. One such individual who created history by becoming the first Indian model to be named the Best Model of the year, is Bikaner-born gentleman, Prateek Baid. He is the first and only Indian model till date who received the award of Best International Model at one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious international modelling competitions – Mister Global.
Standing at a towering height of 6 foot and 3 inches, Prateek Baid was elected the most handsome man of India at the nation’s biggest annual male pageant – Rubaru Mr India in the year 2016. He is also one of the tallest Mr India winners in the history. Subsequently, he was sent to represent India at Mister Global 2016 competition held in Thailand that year (2016). At the conclusion of the event, Prateek was elected the Best Model of the year. It was also the very first time that an Indian model won this award and secured a placement at Mister Global competition. Coincidently, it was Prateek’s second victory after he won the Best Model award at the national level pageant – Rubaru Mr India 2016. He also holds the record of being the only Indian model to be named the Best Model of the year twice in the same year.
At both the pageants he entered, he stole the spotlight with his exceptionally well built Greek-God like physique and his perfectly well chiselled face with strong and magnificent jawline and appropriately uplifted cheekbones. The most attractive superficial quality of his Indian hombre is his hypnotic and spell-binding brown eyes. Perhaps, he has one of the most beautiful eyes when it comes to male models hailing from India.
Apart from being a model, he is also an automobile engineer. Perhaps, he is the most handsome automobile engineer of Indian origin. He has walked the runway at various national and international fashion weeks like Amazon India Fashion Week, Lakme Fashion Week, French European India Fashion Week and the Wool Mark Company show to name a few. He has appeared in a series of television commercials and has also done numerous catalogue shoots. His on-camera roles do not end here, this very versatile Indian gentleman is also an actor and has appeared in television shows like Maharakshak Devi and Tashan-E-Ishq. He is one of the very few models in India who have achieved these kinds of honours and awards and have excelled in various sectors on this scintillating and lucrative world of showbiz. He is also regarded as one of the sexiest Mr India winners of all time.