Manasvi Mamgai

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Manasvi Mamgai
Manasvi.jpg
Born (1989-10-10) 10 October 1989 (age 32)
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
TitleElite Model Look India 2006
Miss Tourism International 2008
Femina Miss India World 2010
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlack

Manasvi Mamgai (born 10 October 1989) is an Indian model, a Bollywood Actress and a Former Miss India.

Manasvi is the Vice Chair of Republican Hindu Coalition, that advocates the interests of the 4.4 million Hindu-Americans. Manasvi is also the Vice President and ambassador of the AVG group of companies, headquartered in Chicago.[1]

She won two other major beauty pageants Elite Model Look India 2006 and Miss Tourism International 2008. She's currently pursuing a Bollywood career in addition to RHC activities.

Her official legal name is simply Manasvi.[2]

Early life[edit]

Manasvi was born in Delhi but grew up in Chandigarh. Her mother Prabha, is from Uttarakhand.[3] By the age of 15 she had already won almost 50 state and national awards in dancing, singing, skating etc.[4]

Modelling career[edit]

Manasvi won Elite Model Look India in 2006 and debuted at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week where she was chosen as one of 16 "New Faces Going Places". She also won the Miss Tourism International 2008 held in Malaysia on 31 December 2008. She opened the Miss World Finale in 2010 in the Dances of the world. She won the Miss Popular title in the contest through voting. She was crowned with the title of Femina Miss India 2010 winning four subtitles including

  • Femina Miss Golden Heart
  • Femina Miss Catwalk
  • Gorgeous Femina Miss Beautiful Skin
  • Himalayan Femina Miss Natural Beauty

Since then she has walked the ramp for many top Indian designers and shot campaigns for Fair & Lovely, Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra, Sunsilk and many others. She also graced the covers of top Indian and International magazines like Vogue, Elle, Femina, Verve, Cosmopolitan, etc. She walked the ramp as the showstopper at Karleo's show at India Beach Fashion Week in March 2017 held in Goa.

Political career[edit]

Manasvi is the current Vice Chair of RHC, Republican Hindu Coalition, which is the brainchild of her mentor Mr. Shalabh Kumar. RHC's main mission is to create a strong Hindu voice and strengthen Indo-American relations in a real substantive way instead of just optics. Manasvi actively campaigned for Donald Trump during the elections with her mentor Shalabh Kumar. She has been vocal about supporting Trump and worked effortlessly for the RHC campaigns during 2016 United States presidential election.

Ambassador to Republican Hindu Coalition

Shalabh Kumar and Manasvi put together the "Humanity United against Terror" a Bollywood Charity Concert which took place on 15 October 2016 at NJ Exposition center in Edison, New Jersey.[citation needed] The concert was addressed by President-Elect Donald Trump with a gathering of more than 9,000 Hindu-Americans. She handled all the organizational activities of the concert and even performed in it with forty Bollywood celebrities including Malaika Arora Khan, Prabhu Deva, Sophie Choudhary, etc.[citation needed]

Active involvement in President Trump's pre-inaugural celebrations

Manasvi headlined the biggest performance at Trump's pre-inaugural Welcome Celebrations, with Bollywood singing sensation Mika Singh which was held at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.[citation needed] She led over a dozen Indian dancers performing to some of the popular Bollywood numbers including the Oscar-winning "Jai Ho" of A R Rahman, enthralling several thousands of people gathered for the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The group dance included several other popular Indian songs including "Jumme ki Raat Hai". The Indian cultural show ended with the appearance of Republican Hindu Coalition chairman Shalabh Kumar appearing on the stage and waving at the audience. The live event was played out in front of 800,000 people and was telecast to over 2 billion viewers worldwide.[citation needed]

Manasvi attended all the Inaugural functions including the Trump's VIP Candle Light Dinner at Union Station.

Post Election - Issue Advocacy Work
Manasvi along with her mentor Shalabh Kumar has been very active in the promotion of Hindu American interests. Along with Shalabh Kumar's son, Vikram Aditya Kumar, she attended the first time celebration of Diwali in the Oval office in the presence of President Donald Trump on 17 October 2017. Manasvi is very active in RHC Immigration campaign to have equitable treatment of DALCA kids (300,000 legal childhood arrivals from India who lose their status at the age of 21), and reducing the Green Card backlog of hi-skilled legal immigrants based on merit.[citation needed]

Other works

Shalabh Kumar and Manasvi were interviewed for the Off the Cuff show by Shekhar Gupta on NDTV India to discuss various benefits for Hindu Americans after Trump won the Presidential elections.

As an ambassador of RHC, Manasvi delivered a speech in protest against CNN Reza Aslan’s show ‘Believer’ in March 2017 at Chicago.[citation needed] Indian Americans agitated against the show describing it as racist and dangerously anti-immigrant. They alleged that it portrayed Hinduism in negative light.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2014 Action Jackson Marina

Shalabh Kumar's soul daughter (dharmaputri)[edit]

Shalabh Kumar's spiritual mentor, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living Foundation, hosted a Vedic Hindu ceremony at his ashram in Bangalore, where Shalabh Kumar formally adopted Manasvi as his daughter as per Hindu traditions.[5]

References[edit]

  1. "Republican Hindu Coalition". Republican Hindu Coalition. Archived from the original on 17 August 2018. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  2. "name change". Archived from the original on 6 September 2018.
  3. "About Uttarakhand". Archived from the original on 30 August 2018.
  4. "Leading life with Rhythm, Chandigarh Tribune". Archived from the original on 16 September 2018.
  5. Abki Baar Trump Sarkar. MCP books. 2017. p. 111.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
India Pooja Chopra
Femina Miss India World
2010
Succeeded by
India Kanishtha Dhankhar
Preceded by
Romania Manea Florina
Miss Tourism International
2008
Succeeded by
Germany Sarah Elzanowski

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