~ Aditya Batra wins Mr. India 2014 title while Ms India 2014 was crowned to Kiara Chhabra ~
New Delhi, December 1, 2014: Myshopbazzar, one of India’s leading online shopping portals organized the Grand Finale of its annual mega beauty pageant “Myshopbazzar Ms. India and Mr. India 2014” at a jam packed Arya Auditorium in East of Kailash, Delhi.
Aditya Batra wins Mr. India 2014 title while Ms India 2014 crowned to Kiara Chhabra.
The event had attracted young contestants from both male and female categories in the age group of 18-28 from all across India. More than 7000 contestants had applied for the screening stages of the contest. 10 contestants in each category were selected for the Grand Finale.
Chief Guest of the event was Ms. Barkha Shukla Singh, Chairperson, Delhi Women Commission and social activist.
Like last year, this year’s theme of the contest too was ‘Save The Girl Child’ cause which is a part of Myshopbazzar’s CSR activities. Other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the online retail major include ‘Save Electricity’, ‘Save Water’ and ‘Go Green’. Recently the company had also announced its participation in the Clean India Campaign.
Speaking about the event, Manoranjan Mohanty, CMD of Myshopbazzar said “The cause of ‘Save The Girl Child’ is not just a slogan for us. It is a commitment by us for the betterment of society. No society on this planet can prosper if it does not respect its women and saving the girl child from female foeticide is the first step in ensuring equality, respect and dignity for our women.” Mr. Mohanty further said that this year they have also adopted the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s ‘Swach Bharat Abhiyan’ as one of their CSR activities and have started working towards spreading awareness about the importance of Clean India.
Shailesh Anandani, CEO of Myshopbazzar said “We thank the contestants for travelling from all over India and helping us in promoting our CSR activities. We are also happy that the finalists who were adjudged by a distinguished panel of jury now have a platform from where they can make a career in glamour, fashion and Bollywood. We are also happy to see the audience turnout at the event which shows that this annual pageant has gained immense popularity”
Present at the occasion were renowned personalities like Bollywood stars Vidya Malvade, Shweta Khanna and other renowned personalities like Miss India Italy 2014-Revan Satinder, Miss Heritage Lebanon 2014-Mirna Olleik, Miss Arab World- Nadine Fahed, Shweta Sachani- CEO of Make-up India, John Uche Jesus- Fashion Designer, Sam Williams-Fashion Choreographer, Fashion Designer Manish Chhabra, Fashion Designer Christina, Fashion Designer Nisha Agarwal, Fashion Designer Praneeth Ponugumati, Stand-up Comedian Siraj Khan, Life Coach & Motivational Speaker Anamika Yaduvanshi and Rajesh Sahay- Chairman of Hierank Business School among others.
The event was a mixture of entertainment and social messages and included dance performances, stand-up comedy acts, fashion show and display of talents by the contestants.
For hassle free registration for the pageant; participants had to register online at www.myshopbazzar. People in the age-group of 18-28 years were eligible to apply for the contest. The contest witnessed six rounds of screening stages from the initial online questionnaire round, video upload round, talent display round, ramp walk round to the final question & answer rounds.
Mr. India 2014- Aditya Batra
Ms India 2014- Kiara Chhabra
1st Runner-up (Male)- Sahil Khan
1st Runner-up (Female)- Garima Marwah
2nd Runner-up (Male)- Mohd. Mehdi
2nd Runner-up (Female)- Shruti Singh
Muzamil Bhatt- Mr. Intelligent
Abhay Verma- Best Walk
Mukesh Gauniyal- Best Physique
Rajat Chauhan- Mr. Talented
Mohd. Mehdi- Mr. Style
Silky Arora- Ms Beautiful Smile
Deepika Yadav-Ms Beautiful Eyes
Garima Marwah-Ms Intelligent
Kiara Chhabra- Ms Talented
Komal Barua- Ms Beautiful Hair