Lukanand Kshetrimayum is an Indian model, filmmaker, and YouTuber from Manipur, who works in the Manipuri film industry. He represented India at the beauty pageant Mr International 2022 held in the Philippines and emerged as the first runner-up of the pageant.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum was born on Sunday, 8 September 2002 (age 20 years; as of 2022) in Imphal, Manipur. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum’s childhood picture
He did his schooling at Maria Montessori Senior School, Imphal. While studying in school, Lukanand participated in a few CBSE School Film Making competitions.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 65 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 30″, Biceps 14″
Lukanand is the son of Ksh Bimal and Elangbam Sujata. Reportedly, his father belongs to the first batch of Sainik School, Imphal.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum in childhood with his mother
Film Direction & Music Videos
Lukanand Kshetrimayum started working as a film director when he was just eight years old. He has directed Manipuri teleplays like Ram Lakshman (2010), Thambal Pareng (2010), and T.A.K (2011). In 2013, he directed the Manipuri documentary Sangai. Subsequently, he directed the Manipuri films Asengba Saktam (2014) and Meitan Araba (2019). Meitan Araba was released at the Manipur State Film Development Society in Imphal. The film has won seven awards at the SSS Manifa 2019 and two awards at the 12th Manipuri State Film Awards.
Meitan Araba (2019)
In 2021, he released two Manipuri songs titled Laibak Pheida and Hanglanu.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum began his modelling career in 2016 by doing print shoots for various handloom brands like Wangkhei Phee Mantri’s. He has also walked as a showstopper for Wangkhei Phee Mantri’s Handloom Fashion Showcase.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum in a print shoot for Wangkhei Phee Mantri’s
On 8 August 2019, Lukanand participated in and won the Garnier Men Mega Mister North East held in Guwahati, Assam. At the event, he was also awarded Mister International India title.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum after winning the Garnier Men Mega Mister North East 2019 contest
In the same year, he appeared as a jury member at the Youth Conclave, a fashion competition at B. Borooah College in Guwahati.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum as a judge at Youth Conclave 2019
Lukanand represented India in the 14th edition of the male beauty pageant Mr International (2022) held at New Frontier Theater in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines. Around thirty-five contestants from around the world took part in the contest and Kshetrimayum emerged as the first runner-up in the contest after Manu Franco of the Dominican Republic. Lukanand also won the special award Mister Dermaworld International at the pageant.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum with Mr Dermaworld award at 14th Mister International
- Best Film Director Award for the Manipuri feature film ‘Meitan Araba’ (2019)
- Governer’s Award for “Best Student in Co-curricular activities” (2019)
Lukanand Kshetrimayum receiving Governer’s Award
- A fitness enthusiast, Lukanand, follows a strict workout regimen.
Lukanand Kshetrimayum doing workout
- After Lukanand became the first runner-up of the male beauty pageant Mister International 2022, he addressed the audience and said that for him winning was about celebrating someone’s success. He said,
Winning is about celebrating each other. If you win or lose, if you can celebrate someone’s success, that’s winning for me. Today, I celebrate Dominican’s success and that’s success for me. That is how we grow and empower and how we lift the entire world. Winning is not just about becoming the one, but lifting the one up, so we should celebrate like that.”