Rohit Khandelwal

Rohit Khandelwal
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Rohit Khandelwal
(1989-08-19) 19 August 1989
Hyderabad, Telangana, India[1]
Alma mater Aurora Degree College[2]
Occupation Model, Actor, Television personality
Years active 2012present
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Mister World 2016
Mister World Asia & Oceania
Mister World Multimedia
Mr India 2015
(Stay-On Mr Active)
(Provogue Personal Care Best Actor)

Rohit Khandelwal (born 19 August 1989) is an Indian model, actor, television personality, winner of Mr India 2015, and the first ever Asian to be crowned Mister World in the 2016 contest.[3][4][5][6]

Early life and Career

He got his first television advertisement break in a jewellery advertisement with Kareena Kapoor. Later he appeared in other advertisements too.[2][7]

He made his television debut by appearing in Episode 76 of Yeh Hai Aashiqui, an Indian television series that presented dramatization of love stories and aired on Bindass. Later he portrayed the role of Bhuvan, the leader of handloom weavers on the television series ‘’Million Dollar Girl’’, which was televised by Channel V. Growing up in Hyderabad, he was not fluent in Hindi so he had to take Hindi diction classes to learn the language.[2][8]

In 2015, he won the Mr India 2015 contest held on 23 July 2015 at Club Royalty in Mumbai, Maharashta. He also won two special awards at the contest, "Stay-On Mr Active" and "Provogue Personal Care Best Actor.[6][9] He is a student of aurora college


Year Television Show Role Channel Notes
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Veer Bindass Television Debut
2014 Million Dollar Girl Bhuvan Channel V
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (TV series) Chris Zing (TV channel)
2015 MTV Big F Varun Kohli(Episode 7) (Pilot) MTV India
2016 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (TV series) Sreedhar(Episode 19 season 6) Zing (TV channel)

Mr World 2016

Mr.Rohit Khandelwal became the first Indian to win the title of Mister World at a ceremony on 19 July 2016 at Southport Theatre, Floral Hall, The Promenade, Southport. The competition saw 47 participants from around the world. Rohit Khandelwal received a cash prize of $50,000/- from winning the pageant. He also competed for various sub-titles at the pageant, including but not limited to Mr. World Multimedia Award, Mr. World Talent, Mobstar People’s Choice Awards, Mr. World Sports Event and won the sub-title of Mr. World Mutimedia Award.[10]

See also


  2. 1 2 3 "The amazing journey of Mr India 2015 Rohit Khandelwal". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  3. "Rohit Khandelwal from India wins Mister World 2016". Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  4. "Contestants — Mr. India — Beauty Pageants — Indiatimes".
  5. "Rohit Khandelwal declared Mr India 2015". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  6. 1 2 Ankita Mehta (24 July 2015). "Mr India 2015: Rohit Khandelwal Bags Title; Complete List Of Winners". Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  7. Shruti Shrivastava (25 July 2015). "Provogue Mr India 2015 Rohit Khandelwal has an old connection with Kareena Kapoor who was a guest on the event". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  8. SANCHITA DASH (31 January 2015). "Shuddh Hindi was tough: Rohit Khandelwal". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  9. IANS (25 July 2015). "Rohit Khandelwal is Provogue Personal Care Mr India 2015". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  10. "Rohit Khandelwal becomes the first Indian to win Mr World Title" (20*7*2016). ET Panache. Economic Times. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nicklas Pedersen
Mister World
Preceded by
Prateik Jain
Mister World - Asia and Oceania
Preceded by
Netherlands Demian Overduijn
Mister World - Multimedia Award
Preceded by
Prateik Jain
Mr India World

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