Full Name: Deepan Mokan
Qualification: B.E. Civil Engineering
Profession : Civil Engineer
TNV: When and how did you begin modelling? Were you studying or working before then?
DM: I started my modeling career with the help of a senior model Rathika, who suggested Sunil Menon one of the best choreographer in chennai. It all started with a Toni and guy saloon opening ceremony Ramp show. Before my modeling career I was a Civil Engineer.
TNV: Why modelling when you could have settled in for a more stable permanent career?
DM: Fashion inspires me to become a better version of myself and I wanted to take my passion and inspire others. Hence I prioritize passion rather than a stable permanent career.
TNV:Tell us about your first assignment. if any How did it happen? What was the experience like?
DM: My first assignment is de bull strong brand – a garment ad. It all happened through my friend Raj Eashwar an ad director who gave me this opportunity from which I gained a lot of experience and knowledge.
TNV: What do you feel makes you a good model? Your face? Your body? Your attitude? As opposed to others?
DM: Being a model from my perspective depends on humility and being unique.
TNV: Why Rubaru Mr India when there is so many local pageants happening?
DM: Rubaru is one of the excelling male pageants in India with an exemplary international recognition and hence I chose Rubaru.
TNV: Did Mr. India just happen to you along the way – or were you preparing to take part in the pageant?
DM: Yes I was preparing for Mr India and this platform made me move a step closer towards it.
TNV: Tell us about how you train for it. What is the regimen like? What are the challenges involved?
DM: My regimen involved working hard on my fitness and for tranquility, I added dance to my routine.
TNV: What makes you feel you should be the chosen one? What’s different about you as a contestant?
DM: My hard work and focus have brought me to this level in the competition. I demonstrate confidence, leadership and willingness to accept failures. Hence I feel I would be a better choice.
TNV: How will winning the Mr. India pageant will go to affect your life?
DM: This will be my hard earned success and winning this competition will help me in achieving my goal and strive to creat new goals which will help me build a sustainable future for myself and my family.
TNV:What are your views on ‘save girl child’ campaign’?
DM: Education of girl child has the ability of bringing socio-economic changes. The girl children of today are gearing up to become adult citizens of tomorrow. The growth is parallel to future of our country. When a girl is protected through her rights, The society is assured of its sustainability. Hence government must provide various projects to strengthen girl’s child education.