The extremely event passionate and very talented students of Asia’s best event institute organized two world-class events on 24th Feb 2021 at Rangsharda hall, following all Covid rules. It was the sheer sleek and spectacular execution, so easily done by the NIEM students, which proved that they did a seasoned event manager’s job. The guidance was provided by Dr. Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla, Niti Bengali, Shahaan Chesan, Gaurav Gohel, Meet Chheda, Neel Parikh, and Dhwani Shah. Amit Solanki judged all auditions.
Famous Co-Producer of Sunshine Movies Aashin Shah, Famous Singer Anup Pandey and Prof. Dr. Shobana Vora judged the College Idol. The three male winners starting from first Atesham Kadri, Jainish Gotecha and Sanu Malakar. The three female winners starting from first were Muskaan Tomar, Priya Raja and Pratigya Kumari.
In the evening Mr & Ms University Mumbai finale was judged by Famous Model Hufriya Bhiwandiwala Kelawala and Producer – Director Randeep Mahadik, who recently directed serial Bawra Dil. The male second runner-up was Sahil Balani, first runner-up was Hrithik Shirsat and the winner of Mr University was Vansh Saluja. In the women section, the second and first runners-up were Shristi Mishra and Kashifa Shaikh and Ms University was Sejal Sharma. The audience choice male went to Gadir Abbas Rizvi & female to Shruti Tripathi. Special prize male went to Manas Awasthi & Mohammed Rashid and female to Saraswathi. Mr. Hugo D’Souza hosted the shows. The sleekness and pace of the show left the audience mesmerized and asking for more.
The grand India finale of Mr. & Ms. University and College Idol will be organized on a huge scale with lots of celebs and spectacular rounds on 25th March with contestants from all over the country.
In the meanwhile, NIEM achieved one more accolade; its Dean Dr. Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla received the Times Leading Icon for excellence in Education – Event Management. The honourable Mrs. Amruta Fadnavis presented the award.