Top 50 Most Desirable Men: No.2 - Prathamesh Maulingkar, From A Footballer To Mister Supranational

Mina Muzumdar |May 21, 2019

From a village boy and a footballer, this is how Prathamesh Maulingkar makes him to the first Indian who crowned Mister Supranational 2018 and the runner up in the Top 50 Most Desirable Men.

“From a national team footballer to Mr. Supranational, the one thing that has remained constant is the proud feeling to be able to represent INDIA!", Prathamesh Maulingkar expressed his thought after making this historic winning for India at Mister Supranational 2018.

Prathamesh Maulingkar
Prathamesh Maulingkar

When Prathamesh Maulingkar come back to India after the pageant, he received a magnificent welcome from people. From a village boy and a footballer to the first Indian who crowned Mister Supranational 2018 and the second in the Top 50 Most Desirable Men, this is how Prathamesh Maulingkar made it.

A village boy dream of becoming a famous footballer

Prathamesh was born in Tivim, a small village nearby the Northern Goa, Mapusa. Although he wanted to become a cricketer, he turned out in Dempo U16 team and later played in Goa U-19 Junior Nationals team. When he played for Goa team, Prathamesh won many trophies for his club.

However, the turning point in his life happened after a severe injury during playing football put an end to his dream. But when a door shut, another opens and chance just came across Prathamesh Maulingkar for his constant effort. He then started his career as a model and become the first footballer who gets featured on the cover of India's most popular fitness magazines. Since then he keeps training hard every day to build a perfect body and signed in a few beauty pageants for men.

The historic winning

December 8, 2018, Mister Supranational 2018 called out Prathamesh Maulingkar as the winner of the pageant. Mister Supranational 2018 was held in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland with the presence of 39 men from all around the world. Before winning the final round, Prathamesh Maulingkar also won the preliminary round at 'The Best Body' category.

Prathamesh is the first Indian and Asian man to be bestowed the coveted title, while Mister Poland and Brazil crowned first and second runner-up respectively. The first Mister Supranational was held in 2016 and the lofty titles went to Mister Mexico, Diego Garcy, followed by Mister Venezuela in 2017, Gabriel Correa.

At the present, though being the first Indian man to be crowned the prestigious title of Mister Supranational pageant and makes himself to Top 50 Most Desirable Men in India, the 28-year-old enthusiast still keep his head down and continue his work as a model.

Prathamesh Maulingkar made his TV debut and first appeared in a TV show, Splitsvilla Season 5 in 2015. Let's check out photos of the second hottest man in the Top 50 Most Desirable Men below:


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