NIEM College Idol and Mr. and Mrs. University celebrations fascinate audiences – Punekar News
Pune, 13th October 2022: NIEM students mesmerized the audience with a rare blend of color and splendor while displaying their excellent organizational skills at the regional final of Mr. & Ms University and College Idol Pune at Corinthian Resorts and Club. The show was conceptualized by Dr. Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla and the students were guided by Dr. Karna Upadhyay, Pradnya Chaitanya and Kiran Jadhav.
The colors of the show were added by the trainees – choreographer Sandeep Dharma, EMCEE Bhavaish Bhatijaa and Terence Anthony, Upasna Anthony and Manthan Gohil from Trinity School of Performing Arts. The show was hosted by Hugo D’Souza. The judges of the splendid College Idol were Tejashree Adige, Bhavaish Bhatijaa and Sajan Agarwal. The distinguished Mr. & Ms University has been judged by famous actors and models – Pranav Mishra, Sham Mashalkar, Mrinalini Tyagi, famous fashion choreographer Sandeep Dharma and famous dance choreographer Terence Anthony.
The College Idol titles were won by Shree Dalvi (Fergusson College) and Sanika Mutekar (BMCC College), followed by Rohan Waghmare (Javhar College) and Chandani Tilkote (Zeal Institute) in second place, and Vinit Tathe (Ahmednagar College) and Purva Vengurlekar (Modern College) in third place. In the Mr. & Ms University contest, the various sub-event winners were Digvijay Gaikwad as Mr Robust, Upasana Shinde as Ms Ten, Mayank Chaudhari as Mr Photogenic, Vrushali Warkad as Ms Photogenic, Harsha Patil as Mr Audience Choice, Kumudini Patil as Ms Audience Choice. The winners of the competition were Ashar Shaikh and Deepanshi Chhabra, followed by the first runners up – Chinmay Gaikwad and Romi Pandey and the runners up – Ishan Hasrani and Vaishnavi Walsetwar.
NIEM paid tribute to a host of wonderful people who have supported them throughout, including Noor Basha Shaikh, Deputy General Manager of Corinthians Resort and Club, Swapnil Shinde and Yuvraj Shinde of Dwarika Light and Sound, Milind Kawade of MK LED Wall, Balraj Singh Pasiya of Balraj and Salman Production, Upasana Anthony and Manthan Gohil of Trinity School of Performing Arts, Girish Agarwal of The Moments, Prashant Salve, Operations Manager at Phoenix Marketcity (Audition Venue Partner), Rishabh Agarwal of Royal Reelz, Jugal Chandra from Jurich, Chaitanya Dhoka from Pinacle Events, Leena Khandekar from Lee’s Center for Beauty and Spa and Nilisha Raygandhi from World of Movements.
Entry to the event was limited by invitation only. Personalities from various fraternities like fashion, business, influencers, entertainment and events attended the show. Some of the famous personalities like Raghav Roy Kapur, Vice President of EEMA (West Zone) and Owner of Livewire Events and Promos, Dipen Shah (Tinubhai), Director of Ashok Group of Companies, Darshan Somani, Director of Bandhan by Darshan Somani, Pranay Gangwal, Director of Imparavel Events and Entertainment, Shilpa Somani, Director of Bandhan by Darshan Somani, Yuvraj Shinde, Director of Dwarika Lights and Sound, Priyanka Roy Kapur, Director of Livewire Events and Promos, Vinayak Raskar, Director from Miracle Events, Sanjay Jaju, Manager of Jaju Decorators, Abhineet Shah, Manager of Wedding Genie, Pravin Raka, Manager of Raka Décor and Events honored their presence at the event.
NIEM also sent a vote of thanks to former students Pranay Gangwal, Atul Wagh, Manish Rajpal, Nihal Saxena, Gokul Menon, Pinkle Mehta, Parth Salvi, Nalini Bodakhe, Anjali Parmar, Divya Chhabria, Mallikarjun, Animesh Singh, Kunal Garg, Mohit Mathur, Bhavik Shah, Jithin Kumar, Aakash Hirgude, Suraj Shinde, Ashish Wankhede, Hiren Makwana, Pratik Shah and Anand Kamthe for their constant support.
NIEM showed their gratitude to all the experts who helped them create a striking show, including Sandeep Dharma’s Runway House for the grooming and fashion choreography, Trinity School of Performing Arts for the participants’ round choreography, Bhavaish Bhatijaa for his communications expertise, Jitesh Patil for the portfolio shoot, Lee’s Beauty Center and Spa for hair and makeup for the portfolio photoshoot and main event.
The glamor of the show was heightened due to its audience. NIEM showed their sincere gratitude to all the sponsors involved in making the show happen. They mentioned those esteemed and prestigious companies from fashion, media, event and entertainment industries that NIEM Pune Regional Final brings to the show an incomparable experience year after year.
NIEM – The Institute of Event Management thanks all its main sponsors: Corinthians Resort & Club, Bandhan by Darshan Somani and Imparavel Events & Entertainment.
They also thanked the other sponsors involved in bringing the ideas to fruition: photography and filming of the event by Royal Reelz; event furniture from Inventive Rentals by Bandhan; sound and light by Dwarika Light & Sound; production set up by MK LED Wall, Balraj & Salman Production; Set configuration: The Moments, M Square Productions and Divine Furniture and Décor; floral decoration by Bella Décor, artist management by Fine Artz by Bandhan and Pinnacle Events; dance entertainment partner – Nilisha Raygandhi’s World of Movement.
They expressed their gratitude to their gifting partners: Aspire India, Mavericks Events, Gātha – A Tale of Events and Event Brigade. Special effects by CORWED Events and their other associates: Click Photo Booth for photo booth, Jurich for jewelry collections, Pooja Copiers and Lucky Copiers for printing, Phoenix Marketcity for audition venue, 2BHK and 1 BHK for venues for photo shoot and Kiosk Kaffee for flash mob venue, Punekar News and World Web Solutions for digital media coverage and DJ Abhishek for rock music.
All the selected finalists of Mr. & Ms. University – Season 20 will represent the city of Mumbai on January 10, 2023 and will be trained by the event, entertainment and fashion industry experts like David Whitbread, Samir Tanna , Arsh Tanna, Mickey Mehta, Dr Sandesh Mayekar and many more.
The elegance of the show was enhanced by performances from Nilisha Ray Gandhi’s World of Movements, Trinity School of Performing Arts, Sanketwalla and NIEM students. The elegance and rhythm of the show left the audience spellbound and wanting more.