Imphal: Manipur’s Songashim Rungsung was honoured with the ‘Influencer of the Year’ award at Goa’s biggest and most prestigious special awards night organised by AB Production Goa group of pageants in Arpora on Sunday.
Songashim Rungsung is the first Mr India titleholder to be honoured with this prestigious award. He was honoured with the award for his efforts in creating awareness on the sensitive issue of substance abuse and also for completing 100K subscribers mark on online video sharing and social media platform YouTube.
Rungsung belongs to Talui village in the Ukhrul district of Manipur. He is the first candidate from Manipur to win India’s biggest men’s pageant – Rubaru Mr India. He holds a Master’s degree in social work and is a model, motivational speaker, YouTuber, blogger, fitness consultant, pageant trainer and influencer. He is a strong proponent of toxic-free healthy lifestyle and has been actively involved in creating awareness on the sensitive issue of substance abuse. He has also been part of seminars and events that help in creating awareness on the harmful effects of substance abuse.
On April 10, 2022, he had achieved yet another milestone in his life when his YouTube channel – Songashim Rungsung – crossed the 100K subscribers mark, making him the most popular and most followed Mr India winner on the online platform. He is the first and only Mr India winner title to have this accomplishment under his possession.
During the award ceremony, Rubaru Mr India-United Continents 2020-2021 Rungsung also unveiled India’s first all-male pageants magazine. This first-of-its-kind magazine was launched as a subsidiary of Rubaru Mr India organisation that will focus on promoting and supporting the men’s pageant industry and its constituents from all over the world.
The magazine that has been named Imagecity will cover all male pageants and its constituents from different parts of the world.
The concept of Imagecity was formulated by the international award winning pageant director and vice president of Rubaru Mr India organisation Pankaj Kharbanda in January 2022.
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