Mumbai, February 18: Bodybuilder Anil Bilawa wins the overall title of Navodit Mumbai Shree 2019. In the same event, Dr Manjiri Bhavsar clinched the title of 'Miss Mumbai'. The event saw the participation of 1952 bodybuilders, while more than 20 bodybuilders who did not follow the timing were denied participation. The two-day prestigious event, held on 16th and 17th February, is not just considered as bodybuilding event but as a full-fledged fitness festival. A Hijab-Wearing Muslim Bodybuilder Majiziya Bhanu Breaks Stereotypes in India.
Anil Bilawa's winning was special because he had joined the stage two months ago and achieved this feat in no time. Under the guidance of coach Sanjay Chavan, Bilawa won the Mumbai Shree title. Beauty pageant Dr Manjiri Bhavsar became the first winner for 'Miss Mumbai' title. She became the top contestant among the seven participants. Last year, the women's competition was not held because of only two participants. Meet 81-Year-Old Toshisuke Kanazawa, Japanese Bodybuilder Who Will Give You Major Fitness Goals (View Pics).
The event was organised by Arogya Pratishthan under 'Mumbai Suburban Bodybuilding and Fitness Association' and 'Greater Bombay Bodybuilders Association'. This year's Mumbai Shree event was presented by Spartan Nutrition.