Recently, Delhi saw a gathering of renowned bollywood celebrities as Juries for the first of its kind Bollywood pageant, “Bollywood Mr. and Miss India 2017”. The pageant was organised by Studio 19 Films and was held on June 24th (Saturday) at Crown Plaza, Rohini, New Delhi. Participants from all across the country showcased their talents.
The jury members comprised of Mr. Arbaaz Khan (Actor/Director/Producer), Ms. Sana Khan (Actress), Ms. Mahima Chaudhary (Actress), Rajnish Duggal (Actor), Ms. Claudia Ciesla (Actress), Debina Bonerjee (Bollywood &TV star), Simran Kaur (Actress , serial- Agniphera), Mr. Yash Ahlawat (Actor/Film Financer) and they declared the winners after a glittering fashion show.
The winners who were crowned with the title are – Sarthak Verma from New Delhi for Bollywood Mr. India 2017 and Praveena Bhalla from Chandigarh was crowned as Bollywood Miss India 2017.
It really was a noble gesture from the organizers to bring forward talent from tier 2 and tier 3 cities in India. The say that talent does not exist only in big or metro cities and there is plenty of talent in small cities and rural areas in the country.
Mahima Choudhary, one of the judges said in an interaction with me that there are plenty of examples of talent coming forward from small cities and cited the name of Priyanka Chopra as an example. And its really a true fact that talent can never be hidden. It just needs someone to show them the right direction, and here we had eminent Bollywood and television actors sharing the stage for Bollywood Mr. and Miss India 2017. The Jury panel unveiled the winner’s name for the golden ticket to Bollywood on the finale evening. Many otherhigh profile dignitaries, bureaucrats and page 3 of Delhi were also present at the do.
Actor Arbaaz Khan Jury member of the pageant said, “Every participant is special and hold the zeal to make it to the Bollywood. On being asked, what it takes to be a successful Actor, said dedication, focus, hardwork and talent is the key to become successful. He also wished Eid Mubarak to everyone.
On the occasion, Yash Ahlawat, Actor and founder Studio 19 films said, “This is for the first time that a pageant is giving direct entry to bollywood to the winners . He also said, being part of the bollywood industry, I have closely seen extremely talented actors struggling hard to be an actor, specially from 2 tier and 3 tier cities and hence created this platform.
Ruchiekka Krishnani , CEO Studio 19 Films said, “Studio 19 Films is a major platform that is emerging to give wings to the dreams of young models and aspirants. With short films and ad projects, one can directly enter the silver screen. With Studio 19 Films, one will be properly trained and groomed for the screen tests.”
The finale took a final take after six rounds of the play prior announcing the winners which involved their life mentoring sessions and motivational talk discussions to boost morale and self – confidence. The earlier sessions were of meditation and power yoga by Shyla Kohli to channelize the positivity and de stress the contestants for the final show. With complete Makeover by Gunjan Taneja Gaur and styling by Anuskha Tugnait, the contestants were all set to rock the ramp. Portfolio photo shoots were also conducted by Varun Chauhan before striking the final walk. The official Choreographer for the event was Mr. Vijay Roy
Bollywood Mr.& Miss India -2017
Bollywood Mr.& Miss India is a pageant with fantastic opportunity for all aspirants to live their dream of winning a title and taking the first step for being recognized as a brand. This pageant conducts auditions in 64 cities, so that maximum aspirants get an opportunity to participate. Expert panel of choreographers, supermodels and celebs conduct the auditions, ensuring that no deserving candidate misses an opportunity to shine. Once the audition finishes, there is an extensive grooming session for the selected candidates for polishing them to show their true shine on Grand Finale in front of celebrities, bureaucrats, high profile dignitaries, page 3 & all the major media.