Winners of Glamour Hunt 2018: Rozina Rana and Mahabir Bhandari

Rozina Rana is the title winner of the first season of Glamour Hunt. 16-year-old Rozina is currently studying in grade 12 at New Summit College. Similarly, Mahabir Bhandari is the title winner of Glamor Hunt 2018 among the male participants. 19-year-old Mahabir is pursuing his Bachelor Degree in Business Studies from Glacier Higher Secondary School.

Here is what the winners Rozina and Mahabir have to share about their experience in Glamour Hunt

Rozina Rana
Winner Glamour Hunt 2018

What made you apply for Glamour Hunt 2018?
I used to think of being a doctor during my childhood, but as I started growing up, I got attracted towards modeling. Modeling is still not taken as a good career choice in our Nepali society, which gave me a strong reason to start my first step towards modeling. I wanted to change the stereotype and prove glamour field is not bad as it is thought to be. I found the post of Glamour Hunt 2018 being organized and applied for it because I found it to be the greatest platform for me to start my first step towards my aim.

How was the feeling when your name was announced as the winner?
I had a very little expectation to become the winner. As soon as my name was called out, tears of joy rolled down from my eyes. After being surprised for about 1-2 minutes, I suddenly felt the sense of responsibility on my shoulder. I felt surprised, happy and responsible when my name was called out as the winner.

How was the support from the family?
My mother has a huge support for me. My relatives had doubted on me but it was my mother, who stood as my backbone and supported me. She has always helped me to boost my confidence level and it is because of her support and faith that I am here as the winner of Glamour Hunt 2018.

Who do you consider as your role model?
My mother is my role model. She stood by me when my family was against my participation in Glamour Hunt 2018. She has always supported me in every step of my life and motivate me to achieve more in life.

What do you do during your leisure time?
I like listening music and dancing during my free time. I also look myself in the mirror and try making facial expression.

Any memorable moments from Glamour Hunt 2018?
We had a training session of 35 days. Each day is special for me. I made new friends, learned so many skills. Our visit to acting school is also of the memorable moments. To be specific, our outing to Galchi will be the most memorable moment for me. All of us enjoyed a lot and had so much fun.

What is your plan for the future?
I want to take my career in the field of modeling. There’s a high chance of participating in International platform and representing my country. Besides modeling I also have a plan to enroll myself in social work actively.

What are the changes that you have felt after wining Glamour Hunt 2018?
I was a normal person before being the winner of Glamour Hunt 2018. Only my friend circle knew me but after wining Glamour Hunt 2018 people have started knowing me. I have been receiving many messages in my social media. I didn’t have any responsibility before becoming the winner, but now I feel to be more responsible towards my crown, my title and my society.

What do you want to say to everyone, who supported you throughout your journey of Glamour Hunt 2018?
I am very thankful to my mother, my friends, and the organizers of Glamour Hunt 2018 and to everyone who showed their support for me. I feel very lucky to have your support, without which winning this competition would have been impossible.

 

Mahabir Bhandari
Winner Glamour Hunt 2018

What made you apply for Glamour Hunt 2018?
I had an aim of becoming a model since my childhood. I was searching for the platform where I can know more about modeling and start my career as a model. One of my friends came to know about Glamour Hunt and suggested me to give it a shot. I checked it on Facebook and found out to be the great platform for me. This is how I applied for Glamour Hunt 2018.

How was the feeling when your name was announced as the winner?
I was hopeful for the title. When I heard my name as the winner, I had no idea about how to react. I felt very nervous and excited at the same time.

How was the support for the family?
My family has always been supportive in every steps of my life. My dad and my mother were present in Grand Finale to cheer me up. It’s because of their constant support that I have emerged as a winner.

Who is your role model?
My mother is role model for me. She has always been the back force that has helped me achieve many things in my life. She has always been supportive to my desire and dreams.

Any memorable moments during Glamour Hunt 2018?
It was during our training session. We made a competition of carrying each other at the back and playing a race. I had carried one of the contestants at my back and after running for around 2 minutes we both tumbled down. Everyone started to giggle at us. It is one of the most memorable moments for me in Glamour Hunt 2018.

What do you do during your leisure time?
I like listening to music. I also travel to a new place and hangout with friends whenever I am free.

What is your plan for the future?
Since I already said that my aim is to be good model, my plan for future is to keep growing, learning new skills and becoming a great model. I want to make my different identity in the glamour field o Nepal, my plan is to work hard for it and achieve it.

What are the changes that you have felt after winning Glamour Hunt 2018?
Very limited people knew me before Glamour Hunt but many people today know me as the winner of Glamour Hunt 2018. I got to learn new skills during our one month long training session which has completely changed my personality.

What would you want to say to everyone, who supported you throughout your Glamour Hunt journey?
I would want to thank everyone who supported me throughout my journey of Glamour Hunt. I will never forget the love that you people have showered to me. I will always work hard make you all proud.

Picture Credit: Prabindra Shrestha