Amidst dance and music, Sikhs crown new "Mr. Singh"

On October 29, the Sikh community in Mumbai came together and cheered for brawny hunks from across the country at Shanmu...

01mrsingh (33K) Uday Kuckian and Abhishek Mande watch hunks from across the country put their best foot forward in this unique community fashion show.


On October 29, the Sikh community in Mumbai came together and cheered for brawny hunks from across the country at Shanmukhananda Hall in Sion, where they participated in Mr Singh India, a fashion show for Sikh men.


As the 20 strapping young men flexed their muscles, you could hear catcalls from the audience -- some even from a few elderly ladies!





Contestants make their presence felt in Mumbai
Photo: Uday Kuckian
Setting it right



Rajangad Singh from Chandigarh adjusts his turban before the first round. The boy, who turned 19 a day before the contest, runs a center where they train you to tie a turban.




Rajangad Singh adjusts his turban just before setting foot on the stage
Photo: Abhishek Mande
Rajangad (33K)
01mrsingh3 (44K) A helping shoulder



The dance troupe that performed in two separate segments of the show is made up of both men and women who keep regular day jobs and pursue this as a hobby.




A dance troupe from Mumbai performs the bhangra Photo: Uday Kuckian
Hairy tales



Gurneet Singh from New Delhi who won the title gets ready before the first round. One of the pre-requisites of the contest is to have sabat surat or unshorn hair.




Gurneet Singh sets his beard with a blow dryer Photo: Uday Kuckian
Gurneet (26K)
Harpreet (42K) Stepping out in style



Harpreet Singh from Jalandhar poses in wedding finery during the final round of Mr Singh India.




Harpreet Singh strikes a pose
Photo: Uday Kuckian

Winners take it all




First runner-up Jasjit Singh from Mumbai (left) and second runner-up Dilmeet Singh from Delhi flank winner Gurneet Singh from Delhi.




The three winners take a bow
Photo: Uday Kuckian
Winners (41K)

Add a Comment