The Northeast Indian state of Nagaland will mark its debut at India’s biggest and most prestigious male pageant – Rubaru Mr. India, in 2022. For the very first time in the history of Indian pageantry, Nagaland will get represented at Rubaru Mr. India championship. The national finals of the championship will take place in 2022. Atsungba Sangtam, hailing from Kiphire, will shoulder the responsibility of representing Nagaland at the 18th edition of Rubaru Mr. India championship. Atsungba Sangtam was elected the winner of Mr. Grand Nagaland 2021 competition, held on December 7, 2021, at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow, in Kohima. Along with winning this prestigious title, he also won direct entry to the national finals of Rubaru Mr. India 2022 championship.
Atsungba Sangtam is currently based in Kohima, and is a photographer by profession. He holds a degree in humanities and social sciences. He stands 5 ft. and 11 inches tall, and has brown hair and black eyes. Prior to winning the title of Mr. Grand Nagaland 2021, he had also won Mr. Kohima 2018. Next year, this handsome gentleman will be seen walking down the runway at Rubaru Mr. India 2022 championship.
About Mr. Grand Nagaland 2021 competition – The inaugural edition of Mr. Grand Nagaland contest culminated on December 7, 2021 at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow, in Kohima. The event was organized by Glamours Hub Entertainment Nagaland. Atsungba Sangtam was elected the event’s winner and was assigned the responsibility to serve as Nagaland’s representative at Rubaru Mr. India 2022 championship. The event was also graced by Songashim Rungsung, Rubaru Mr India 2020-2021, as the guest judge and also the mentor. The pageant was attended by hundreds of cheerful audience with ANTA President, Dziesevituo Solo as a special invitee. Various artists performed at the event including Seyievinuo Chuzho, Krystal and Dexterians. Candidates’ styling and makeover were completed by Johnny Home Studio, Kohima, while Johnny D’Ascoli was the official choreographer of the show.
About Rubaru Mr. India – Rubaru Mr. India is India’s biggest and oldest running male pageant. The pageant was created in the year 2004, and is regarded as the foremost men’s pageant in India. Rubaru Mr. India is associated with more than 10 international male pageants and modelling organizations across the globe. The pageant contributes more than 70% to India’s male pageant sector. It produces more than 10 titleholders and over 30 special award winners every year. The Rubaru Mr. India pageant selects the maximum number of finalists to compete during the national finals. It also holds the record of producing the maximum number of international male pageant award winners and titleholders of Indian origin. The pageant is organized by Rubaru Group, founded by Sandeep Kumar and Mumbai-based Pankaj Kharbanda is the current vice president of the organization.