Mumbai: Rohit Khandelwal, popular model-actor, from Hyderabad, India has bagged the Mr. World 2016 title. Rather he is the first Asian to claim the Mr. World title. The actor emerged victorious after competing against 46 contestants, who were representing their respective countries at the Grand Finale held in Southport, UK on July 19, 2016.

Rohit Khandelwal believes that it was the blessings and love of his fans that led to his victory. Rohit has previously featured in Hindi Television shows like ‘Pyar Tune Kya Kiya’, ‘MTV Big F’ and ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui’.

The 26-year-old has also contested for various titles, including World Multimedia Award, World Talent and Mobstar People’s Choice Awards.

Rohit received the award from Mr World 2014 Nicklas Pedersen. Rohit is a graduate from Aurora Degree College. He began his career as a SpiceJet ground staff, and then worked as a technical support assistant for Dell Computers.