Martin Irengbam to represent India at Top Model of Universe


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In front of an audience from all across the North-eastern region, Gaurish Singh from Assam, Martin Irengbam from Manipur, and Krishna Das from Assam were bestowed with the winning trophies of 13th Set Wet Mega Mister North East 2024 at the ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa on Saturday evening.
Excitement reached its peak when Martin Irengbam from Manipur was announced the winner of Mega Mister India-Top Model of Universe.
Martin Irengbam will now represent India at this year's prestigious Top Model of Universe competition in Turkey.
Mega Entertainment is gearing up to provide him with a comprehensive series of preparation and training sessions, ensuring that he is primed to shine on the global stage.
The auditions for the contest were conducted through auditions in six cities and online entries, and 60 men made it to the list of finalists.
The selected contestants were called to Guwahati for a series of grooming and training sessions by Mega Entertainment, photoshoots and other activities, leading up to the grand finale of the contest.
There were no runners-up titles in Set Wet Mega Mister North East 2024, and all three winners were awarded equally as winners of the manhunt, with equal prize packages and benefits.
The contestants who made it to the Top 5 category were – NG Gaurish Singh from Assam, Pougui Golmei from Manipur, Kungjang Dorji Bhutia from Sikkim, Krishna Das from Assam and Martin Irengbam from Manipur.
The title of Set Wet Mister Vibe Setter was awarded to Pougui Golmei from Manipur, Hotel Daaysco Oley Allo Mister Congeniality was awarded to Jayanta Kalita from Assam, Killer Jeans Mister Fashion Icon was awarded to Rohit Khudongbam from Manipur, Butterfly Mister Fashion Icon was awarded to Martin Irengbam from Manipur.
Martin Irengbam is currently a BSc 1st year student at the Manipur University.
His father is in the Army and his mother is a homemaker.
Martin said, “It is truly an honour to be able to represent my country at the Top Model of Universe pageant. I am thankful to Abhijeet Singha sir, and Mega Entertainment for giving me the opportunity and thinking I'm capable. I will try my best to make the team, and my entire country proud.”
Krishna Das is a Mass Communication student at the Cotton University in Guwahati.
His father is employed in the private sector and his mother works in the All India Radio.
Gaurish Singh is an aspiring actor based in Guwahati, and is currently helping in his father’s business.
Speaking at the grand finale of the event, Abhijeet Singha, Founder of Mega Entertainment said, “Mega Entertainment is delighted to introduce the three winners of the 13th Set Wet Mega Mister North East– Gaurish, Martin and Krishna.
They made their way to the top, beating all the other contestants. We are so proud and excited to be a part of their incredible journey. I am especially excited to see how Martin will use this opportunity to prepare himself for the global stage. We will provide all the support and guidance to him to help him on this journey.”
Apart from a prize package of Rs 50,000 each, the three winners will also win an opportunity to become Set Wet brand ambassadors.
Additionally, they will win travel opportunities, professional representation from Mega Entertainment, brand engagements, shoots, appearances at youth and fashion events, and public relations and reputation management for the reigning term from the PR Partner of the event - Life’s Purple.
Having completed 13 glorious years, Mega Mister North East is the biggest manhunt of NE India, conceptualized by fashion entrepreneur Abhijeet Singha, produced by Mega Entertainment and marketed by Mega Activation.
The pageant was supported by Title Sponsor – Set Wet, Style Partner – Killer Jeans, Fashion Partner – Butterfly Clothing and Accessories, and Hospitality Partner – Hotel Daaysco Oley Allo.