Tseteej Shiwakoty from Gangtok, created history by becoming the very first candidate from Sikkim to win India’s biggest men’s pageant – Rubaru Mr. India. Tseteej was elected Rubaru Mr. India Global 2020-21 at the national finale of Rubaru Mr. India 2020-2021 competition, held on April 8, 2021 at Hibis Resort in Goa. Tseteej Shiwakoty will represent India at one of the biggest international pageants in the world – Mister Global, scheduled to happen in Thailand, later this year.
Tseteej marked Sikkim’s debut at Rubaru Mr. India contest this year and ended up winning the prestigious competition. He began his journey by winning Mr. Sikkim Manhunt competition in 2019. As the winner of Mr. Sikkim Manhunt Kanchenjunga 2019 title, he got direct entry to Rubaru Mr. India 2020-2021 contest as the state representative of Sikkim.
Tseteej Shiwakoty is a model and actor by profession. He stands 5 ft. and 11 inches tall, and holds a degree in science and nutrition from ITM University, Gwalior. He was a major crowd favorite candidate to win this year’s Rubaru Mr. India competition. His victory also bestowed him with once in a lifetime opportunity of being India’s representative to one of the most prestigious international pageants in the world – Mister Global.
While expressing his happiness on Tseteej’s victory, the founder and managing director of Mr. Sikkim Manhunt competition and the Sikkim Chronicle, Yougan Tamang took to social media and mentioned, “He is living my dream and I don’t envy that. So proud of you my boy, Tseteej Shiwakoty. Thank you for all the year-long dedication and commitment that you have put in and showed to represent us, and Sikkim at the prestigious platform of Rubaru Mr. India. I have seen you grow after the title of Mr. Sikkim Kanchenjunga 2019, and you totally deserved it. This moment is yours. Celebrate and cheers!”
About the pageant – Rubaru Mr. India: Rubaru Mr. India is the biggest male pageant in India. The pageant was created in the year 2004, and is owned by Indian pageant organization and talent promoting agency, Rubaru Group. The winners / top placers of the pageant represent India at some of the biggest and most well established international modelling competitions and beauty pageants across the globe. Ever since the pageant’s inception in the year 2004, it has sent India’s representatives to more than 15 different international pageants. It also holds the record of being associated with the maximum number of international modelling organizations in India. Rubaru Mr. India pageant has produced the maximum number of international award winners in men’s pageantry in India, making it one of the most successful male beauty pageants in the world. The pageant is headed by its founder and president, Sandeep Kumar and Mumbai-based entrepreneur, Pankaj Kharbanda is the current vice-president of the pageant.
About the pageant – Mister Global: Tseteej Shiwakoty will represent India at the upcoming edition of Mister Global contest. The Mister Global contest is an annual international pageant for men. The pageant is regarded as one of the biggest and most respected international pageants in the world. The pageant is headquartered in Thailand and is owned Pradit Pradinunt Co. Ltd. headed by its founder and president, Pradit Pradinunt. As the customary, the winner of Rubaru Mr. India competition shoulders the responsibility of representing India at Mister Global competition.