The search for Arunachal Pradesh’s representative for the nation’s biggest male pageant – Rubaru Mr. India, has officially begun. The first phase of the selection process culminated on October 2, 2021 at the hotel Todo in Itanagar. Twenty-five candidates from different regions of the state were selected to compete in the semi-finals. The semi-final round of the event will take place on November 3, and only 20 candidates will get advanced to the state-level finals. The winner of the contest will be announced on the grand finale. The winner of the contest would win direct entry to the national finals of the 2022 Rubaru Mr. India championship.
Mr. Arunachal is one of the biggest state level pageants in India. The event is organized by Aries Corps under the leadership of Jack Taniya Budh. This year, Arunachal Pradesh marked its debut at Rubaru Mr. India championship held in Goa. In the debut year, the state’s representative, Tumken Sora was chosen as the brand ambassador of the organization. Tumken Sora is the reigning Mr. Arunachal. He was elected the winner of Mr. Arunachal 2019 contest and won direct entry to national finals of the Rubaru Mr. India contest.
About Rubaru Mr. India contest: Rubaru Mr. India is India’s biggest and oldest running national level male pageant. The pageant was created by Sandeep Kumar in the year 2004, and Mumbai-based entrepreneur, Pankaj Kharbanda is the current vice president of the organization. Rubaru Mr. India pageant contributes more than 70% to India’s male pageant industry. It also holds the record of producing the maximum number of international male pageant award winners and placement holders of Indian origin. This year, the pageant produced 13 titleholders and more than 30 special award winners. The pageant is associated with the maximum number of international male pageants and modelling competitions in India.