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Did You Know? Sidharth Shukla Is The Runner-Up Of Gladrags Manhunt India 2004 & Is The Only Indian To Achieve This Feat

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Sidharth Shukla has truly come a long way in the entertainment industry. Especially, after Bigg Boss 13, his popularity is at its peak. The actor gained success in a quick time on the small screen, at least that’s what it seems. But if we dig down deep into Sidharth’s journey, we will find that the actor started his journey as a model, which is a lesser-known story. In today’s piece, we’ll be taking a look at Sidharth being part of Gladrags Manhunt India.

What is Gladrags?

For those who don’t know, Gladrags is an Indian magazine related to modeling. Every year, competitions (Manhunt & Mega model) are held which are unisex in nature. The magazine promotes the winners and runner-ups.

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Sidharth & Gladrags…

Started in 1994, the contest has a long list of people who have now established themselves in Bollywood. In 2004, Sidharth Shukla had participated in Gladrags Manhunt India. He didn’t win that year but was a runner-up. Surprisingly, he was sent to represent India at the Best Model Of The World competition held in Turkey, back in 2005. He managed to impress judges with his physique and other skills. He was announced the winner of the contest, and since then, there’s no looking back for Sidharth.

The first & the only Indian to…

Let us inform you that Sidharth Shukla is the first and the only Indian to win the Best Model Of The World competition. Now, that’s really a good achievement!


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Gladrags alumni

Speaking of the Gladrags further, Bollywood star John Abraham was the winner in 1999. Before him, Dino Morea and Zulfi Syed have won the contest.

On the work front, Sidharth Shukla was last seen in his web series debut, Broken But Beautiful 3. The series is backed by Ekta Kapoor’s ALT Balaji. He was also part of Bigg Boss 14, both as a senior contestant and host.

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