Ace Indian fashion photographer, Amit Khanna has joined hands with Rubaru Group as the photography partner for the inaugural edition of Mister Model Worldwide competition scheduled to take place from December 16, 2018 to December 23, 2018 in India. The grand finale and coronation gala of the event will happen on December 22, 2018 at City Park Resort in New Delhi. Models from different parts of the world will come to India to take part in this week-long international fashion festival. The event will be organized by Indian pageant organization and NGO, Rubaru Group. The Mister Model Worldwide contest is the first and only international male model hunt contest based South Asia. The organization has its headquarters in the Indian state of Haryana.
Amit hails from the city of Dreams, Mumbai. He is a well-known face in the Indian fashion industry. He has worked with several Indian top models and has attended various renowned fashion events like India International Jewellery Week (IIJW), Wills India Fashion Week, Lakme fashion etc. He is often regarded as one of the best fashion photographers ever to join the Indian fashion fraternity. Apart from being a photographer, Amit is also an actor, scriptwriter and director. He has written and directed several awarded winning web series, short films and TV series. His short film, An Untold Story of Paperboats was screened at the annual Cannes Film Festival and won the Best Short Film in Foreign Language award at the Nice International Film Festival held in France.
In the year 2016, Amit was awarded with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for his significant contribution to the Indian Fashion Industry. He marked his acting debut with popular Indian web series, All About Section 377. The said web series focused on the lives and struggles of the members of LGBTQ community in India. Amit’s work as actor, writer and director in the web series and its sequel, Still About Section 377 was highly appreciated by the viewers and the web series instantly became a huge success.
Soon, Amit will be flying to New Delhi to attend Mister Model Worldwide 2018 competition. He will be shooting and covering all the events of the pageant beginning from the orientation and opening ceremony to the coronation gala. The week-long international fashion event will have several pre-pageant activities and challenges, the best performing models throughout the event will get felicitated along with the announcement of the event’s winner at the grand finale of the pageant to take place on December 22, 2018 at City Park Resort in New Delhi.
The event is owned by Rubaru Group. The organization, Rubaru Group is one of the most well-established pageant organizations in Asia. It is the producer of 5 beauty pageants and modelling events that include Rubaru Mister India, the biggest and oldest surviving annual pageant for men in India; Rubaru Miss India Elite, an annual beauty pageant for Indian women; Rubaru Mr and Miss Junior India, a fashion and talent show for kids; Miss Supermodel Worldwide, the first and only international modelling competition for women based in South Asia and the latest name to join the list is Mister Model Worldwide.