In India, people consider Modelling as a profession taken up by brainless people. It is believed that they cannot pursue any other ‘respectable’ profession. On top of it, a man pursuing the career of wearing different clothes and posing in 6 pack abs, that too in a dominant male community like India is not much justifiable. However, the hot Indian Men Models are coming up and making their own space in the modeling Industry.
Well, modeling is not just walking on a runway and posing for different brands daily. It is extremely tougher than that and requires a lot of creativity and thought, that is using ‘brains.’
India is having a high number of female models who have represented and made our country proud in pageants like Miss Universe or Miss World, and we all hear their names and see their pictures on social media. For the female models today, there are opportunities for becoming a plus-size model as well, so having a perfectly toned and slim figure is not the only way.
However, the same is not the case with Indian Male Models. The hot Indian Men Models wishing to walk on a runway for a designer must be at least 6 feet tall. The models have to live a life of restraints and high discipline. The audience is going to drool over the male models having great abs and height with broad shoulders and sharp jawline.
Maintaining all these features is no piece of cake. Avoiding all the tempting sweets and junk food and dedicating specific hours regularly for exercises and gym requires perseverance.
The industry is growing gradually for Male Modelling, and there are certain faces or bodies which have been tempting for posing for a varied range of Men apparel and accessories. Here are the Top 7 Hot Indian Men Models, which are burning the runways-
1) Milind Soman
Milind Soman is the first name coming on anyone’s head while thinking of Indian male models. He is India’s first supermodel and ruling the industry even at the age of 54. In the time of the 90s, Milind Soman was an icon which he is, even today, and having a fan base across the World.
He entered the world of Modelling in the year 1988 and got featured in a music video of Alisha Chinai in the year 1995, ‘Made in India.’ After being worthy of shooting model, he even appeared in an Indian Science Fiction TV series called ‘Captain Vyom’ in the 1990s. After 2000, he diverted his focus on films.
In this picture, Milind Soman can be seen in the still for Captain Vyom with the team.
Milind Soman has appeared in films like 16 December, Pachaikili, Agni Varsha, Bajirao Mastani, and many more. Being born in Scotland, United Kingdom, he has also been a part of varied English and foreign-language movies and series. He has even produced a film and a series.
Milind Soman’s Look in Bajirao Mastani is mesmerizing.
This model cum actor cum producer cum fitness activist has been a judge on the MTV shows like ‘India’s Next Top Model’ and ‘MTV Supermodel of the Year.’ The female contestants on these shows have always been thriving hard to please the hot Indian men model Milind Soman.
The photoshoots done with him in the show, have given them chills and thrills as matching his aura and attitude are like walking on knives. God knows how many hearts broke when in 2018, he married Ankita Konwar, a 28-year-old girl of Guwahati!
A fan of Milind Soman? Give a watch to his Made in India music video by Alisha Chinai!
2) Puneet Beniwal
The First Runner Up of the Pageant Mister India World in 2014, Puneet Beniwal, a 30-year-old hot model, has been stealing hearts since then. The Brown Eyed, 6 feet 3 inches tall Hot Indian Men Model has been a choice for designers like Rohit Bal, Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra, Raghvendra Rathore, and many others. He has modeled for brands like United Colors of Benetton.
He is a health and fitness Coach and is moving forward to inspire and motivate people to keep their health in check and set a health goal for themselves. Through this hot Indian men model’s daily posts and stories relating to work out and stretching a little bit more each day, people get inspired by him to thrive for the goal each day.
If you fall in love with the beauty of his eyes before the sexy body, this post will surely be tempting for you.
3) Gaurav Arora
Getting a breakthrough in ‘Raaz: Reboot,’ a thriller-horror movie of 2016 starring Emran Hashmi and Kriti Kharbanda, Gaurav Arora had entered the Modelling Industry through a 2006 contest of Gladrags Manhunt and Mega model Contest.
After receiving the title of 2nd runner up in the contest, he has been unstoppable. The Fresh Face of the year 2010 by Elle India, Fittest Male Supermodel in 2011 by Men’s Health Magazine, and being in the Vogue list of Most Desirable Indian Men in 2013, he has done a lot of significant work.
He has not only worked for designers like Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahiliani, but also walked the ramp for Lakme Fashion week, Indian Couture Week, and represented India in countries like Dubai, Thailand, Canada as a Supermodel of India. Lots of commercials and print shoots for brands like Gillette, honda, JW Marriott, Reliance, John Miller, Spykar, Raymond, and lot more has made him a ‘WANTED’ hot Indian men model!
Before starring in Raaz, this hot Indian men model made his film debut through ‘Love Games’ by Vishesh Films and Vikram Bhatt. He has been on the way to theatre and acting. Gaurav has appeared at the platform of web series with ‘Broken but Beautiful’ being his debut series. He was also seen in a series named ‘ASURA.’
After the Love Games by Vishesh Films, who launched a fresh face after a decade, Gaurav Arora became lucky enough to sign a three-movie deal with the production. He became the new poster boy for ‘Bhatt Camp.’ He has received a lot of good critics for his performance and has a long way to go.
4) Prateek Jain
The first Indian Male Model who won the Asian Supermodel Contest of the year 2015, which was held in China, is stealing hearts in his rough look of messy long hair and a long beard. His perfectly muscled body is a pleasure to look at! He was also a winner of Provogue MensXP, 2014, Mister World India. He won the title of Continental King of Asia and Oceania in the Mister World 2014 and was called Mr. Iron Man, Winner, at India World 2014 pageant.
A hot Indian men model, Prateek Jain, got placed at 18th place in the Times of India’s Times Most Desirable Men. In the Mister World 2014, he won several sub-awards in the categories like Shot Put, Multimedia, and extreme sports and made India proud. He has even appeared for a short role in ‘Dear Zindagi’ movie, which was an absolute blockbuster. In the movie ‘Say Salaam India,’ he has done a great role along with Milind Soman being in the cast.
Prateek Jain is having a fan following of 98.4K followers on Instagram and has a verified account. Being an entrepreneur, he is a part of an event management company and also runs his YouTube Channel having 8.42K subscribers through which he guides Indian Male for grooming and self-care.
To know about how Prateek Jain became a model from an Investment Banker, watch the following video.
5) Prathamesh Maulingkar
Basically, Prathmesh Maulingkar is an Indian Footballer playing as Centre back in I-League for Dempo. He is even a titleholder in the pageant of Mr. India 2017. Known as Mister Photogenic and the winner of Mister Supranational 2018, he was also awarded the Best Body Award for the competition. He sure possesses the drool-worthy body with sexy tattoos on his chest, hands, and even abs.
This hot Indian men model even participated in a famous MTV show, ‘Splitsvilla,’ in the year 2015. He has been playing football since a young age and is the only Asian Footballer who has been featured on Men’s Health Magazine Cover. Being a Model and Footballer, he is very cautious towards fitness and is working as a fitness trainer to help others get their desired bodies in his self-owned gym at Goa. You will not flick your eyes if you see this Mister Photogenic on a Cover.
181K Followers are engaged in seeing his daily photos and posts on Instagram.
6) Rohit Khandelwal
In the history of hot Indian men models, Rohit Khandelwal stands tall, being the first Asian to be crowned as Mister World in the 2016 contest after being the winner of Mr. India 2015. His other titles are also very remarkable, like Mister World Asia and Oceania, Mister World Multimedia Winner, Mister World Mobstar, People’s Choice Winner, and also a Provogue Personal Care Best Actor. Undoubtedly, he deserves 756K followers on Instagram.
He debuted the television with an advertisement for Jewellery starring Kareena Kapoor. After that, he has been seen in various other ads. His first television show was ‘Yeh Hai Ashiqui’s’ episode 76, which aired on Bindass.
He also won a special title of Stay-On Mr. Active. The other television shows which have given Rohit Khandelwal appearances are ‘Million Dollar Girl’ of Channel V, ‘Pyar tune kya Kiya’ of channel Zing, ‘MTV Big F’ of MTV.
Being the first Asian Mister World, this hot Indian male model traveled to places like China, United Kingdom, Korea, Philippines and did numerous works in India during the Mister World reign.
The hot Indian men model has posed for photographers like Daboo Ratnani, Amit Khanna, Sumit Nehra, Prashant Samtani, and many more. He has been a face for Oppo Phones for the model of Reno 3 pro.
7) Jitesh Singh Deo
His long hairs and hazel colored eyes will steal your heart. A versatile personality who is a titleholder of Mr. India 2017, is also an entrepreneur and motivational speaker! Having a verified Instagram Account holding 22.4K followers, he is an active part during the advertisement of many brands and has been a face of Happn, a dating application.
He has endorsed for the Fastrack brand. He can be seen posing for designer Nivedita Saboo and photographers like Paul David Martin and Amit Khanna.
In Mister India 2017 contest by Peter England, Kangna Ranaut gave a guest appearance to felicitate the winners, and Jitesh Singh Deo being the winner, was felicitated by her. He has even worked with the famous photographer Daboo Ratnani and Actor/Model Deepti Sati. After winning the title, the hot Indian men model judged many events like Inter College Competitions and Pageants, which he got through other production companies.
Woahh! their achievements and journey seem very long. Well, for sure, it is because the work of being a Hot Indian Male Model does not get over by just participating and winning a few titles and contests. These are just the first footsteps. They have to work hard through such competitions as they are multi-faceted.
They have to go through various competitions held to test their overall talent. Even after that, they have to maintain their work, style, attitude and be very dedicated to find and accept opportunities. It is so as once you get inactive in the field, you would not get new work again on being active.
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So, instead of taking the Hot Indian Men Models as just the ones on a random cover page, let us start respecting their hard work and give them the status and dignity they deserve as it is not easy to get a perfect shot or perfect walk. Even we click various pictures and struggle to get a perfect shot, and also trip wearing heels.
Think of their hardships of performing while wearing an outfit by a dignified designer, having the pressure of giving a satisfactory shot and angle to the photographer, and also not look nervous in front of the audience! The Hot Indian Men Models or rather any model is a multi-tasker, for sure!