Leading fashion and pageant event organizer Mega Entertainment conducted the final round of auditions for the 15th edition of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East and 8th edition of Fair & Lovely Men Mega Mister North East at the District Library, Guwahati.
The audition witnessed the participation of a large number of aspiring models. Prior to this, Mega Entertainment conducted auditions in Agartala, Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Imphal and Shillong which saw the participation of over 200 men and women from different parts of the Northeast region.
The jury who decided the fate of the applicants included founder of Mega Entertainment Abhijit Singha, managing director at Mega Entertainment Kanhaiya Mehta and Mega Entertainment members Bobby Singh and Monika Devi.
“In the past 14 years, we have seen immense growth in the quality of talent emerging from the region. Assam has given us some of our most promising and talented contestants. Top three title winners of previous editions like Juhi Gogoi, Archana Barman, Piyush Sharma, Siddharth Boro, Samar Sarkar and others have made a mark not just regionally but nationally as well,” said Abhijit Singha, founder of Mega Entertainment.
Sunsilk Mega Miss North East and Fair & Lovely Men Mega Mister North East are conceptualized and inspired by fashionpreneur Abhijit Singha and will feature the most beautiful young women and the most desirable men from the eight Northeast states. The participants will travel to Guwahati for the grand finale on June 24 and June 25.
The pageants will have a strict pre-judging session during their grooming sessions, where the female contestants will be judged on their poise, carriage, intelligence and beauty by erstwhile beauty queens of Mega Entertainment, Juhi Gogoi and Jessica Marbaniang.
The male contestants will be judged on their intelligence, fitness, personality and confidence and will be groomed by previous title winner Piyush Sharma.
On the day of the grand finale, reigning Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2016 Meriya Subba and reigning Fair & Lovely Men Mega Mister North East 2016 Animesh Pandit will felicitate their successor at the conclusion of the pageant.
The Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2017 winner will get a prize package worth Rs 3,00,000, including an opportunity to become the face of Sunsilk’s print and outdoor campaigns and opportunity to walk the biggest fashion event of the country Lakmé Fashion Week for Trends in Mumbai.
The winner of Fair & Lovely Men Mega Mister North East 2017 will win a prize package worth Rs 1,50,000. The prize packages will include a cash prize of Rs 25,000, gift hampers from Sunsilk, Panasonic, UM Motors and other sponsors.