Dubai: Mr. and Mrs. UAE International, a popular beauty pageant for both men and women, was held in Dubai recently in Radisson Hotel, Silicon Oasis, UAE which was open for all nationalities residing in the UAE.
The pageant is being presented by Being Muskaan, an event company founded by Meena Asrani, an actor and model who has worked in the fashion industry for five years. Its goal is to promote confidence, leadership skills, responsibility, respectfulness, and intelligence. Meena Asrani who herself was Mrs. India Universe popular – 2018, Mrs. India Universe Dubai, pageant guru, International Groomer, winner of Unity Award, Jury of International fashion week and many more international shows.
Gautham Bangera a well-known Manglorean Teacher at Springdales Dubai, a choreographer and experienced dancer who has an Institute named Soul and Beats at Dubai won the prestigious Mr UAE International 2022 & Handsome 2022 twin titles amongst all the nationalities in the grand competition. Gautham Bangera is also a Business Entrepreneur in Dubai who has trained very many Mangaoreans in various dance events. 1st runner-up was won by Madhav Nambiar & 2nd runner up by Naved J Shaikh. Also Prapti Shetty another Mangalorean won the award as Mrs. UAE Shining Star during the event.
Gautham’s biggest achievement was when he was awarded as a top finalist in the UAE dance reality show “Strikers Dance Challenge “ in 2018. The same year he had also earned the show-stealer award at Rooftop, which was a talent competition by the Royal Ascot Enterprise. Another highlight of his career came when he was felicitated by His Excellence Sheikh Suhail Muhmmad in Dubai. However, the most prestigious moment of his career was when he was honoured by the Ganiga Sangama at the Mangalore Town Hall for excellence in performing arts in 2019.
Gautham was later felicitated by Santosh Shetty in Family Food & Confectionary Sharjah with a cake cutting.
Report: Shodhan Prasad