The list of ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ 2017 is out and well, well… Looks like Priyanka Chopra has reclaimed the top spot for her Bajirao Mastani co-star Deepika Padukone after losing it to her in 2016. Priyanka was over the moon when she was informed about being crowned as the “Sexiest Asian Woman of 2017”.
We take a look at the Top 10 Asian women on the list.
1. Priyanka Chopra
The 35-year-old Quantico actress, Priyanka Chopra has reclaimed the top spot from Deepika Padukone, who was the “Sexiest Asian Woman 2016”. On her win, PeeCee posted on her twitter handle,”I should thank my mom and dad for this award…lol! It’s purely their genetics and also the immense love you guys give me every single time which has put me on top of the list 5 times over. Thank you @EasternEye… you do know how to flatter a girl.” When she was contacted personally to comment, she said,”I cannot actually take credit for this at all. Full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics. I feel grateful and am humbled. Consistency is key.”
2. Nia Sharma
Following Priyanka in a close second is Indian TV actress Nia Sharma. Nia Sharma who moved one place up from last year couldn’t believe when she came to know about the list. The talented actress said she can now dare to dream of reaching Priyanka’s heights. Se further said,”But seeing my name next to her on the list is no less a dream and struck me with a frenzied happiness… I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development.”
3. Deepika Padukone
Padmavati actress Deepika Padukone is third on the list who has been ousted from the top two positions this year by Priyanka and Nia. Deepika was ranked first on the 2016 list of “Sexiest Asian Women”. Deepika’s epic-drama movie, Padmavati, is currently embroiled in a number of controversies with a number of people demanding a ban on the movie’s release. While petitions for the ban are still pending with respective courts in India, Deepika and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali have also been threatened for their lives.
4. Alia Bhatt
The bubbly actress made it in the top 5 of the list. The actress who started her career with Student Of The Year in 2012, has come a long way since her debut. We only wish her the best for the future.
5. Mahira Khan
The Pakistani actress is fifth on the list and we are completely at peace with this decision. This beauty, who debuted in Bollywood opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is known for her acting skills and is one the highest-paid actors in Pakistan.
6. Drashti Dhami
Another Indian TV actress, Drashti Dhami is the sixth “Sexiest Asian Women” and she deserves it! This doe-eyed beauty is also a great dancer and won the Indian dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2013.
7. Katrina Kaif
The Barbie Doll of Bollywood, Katrina Kaif is seventh on the list of “Sexiest Asian Women”. Katrina Kaif, who is busy right now promoting her next movie opposite Salman Khan, Tiger Zinda Hai, is all geared up for the second instalment. We can’t wait for the movie!
8. Shraddha Kapoor
Coming eighth on the list is the Aashiqui 2 actress, Shraddha Kapoor. She has made a place for herself in Bollywood and is now expanding her acting portfolio with her next multi-lingual movie opposite “Baahubali” Prabhas in Saaho.
9. Gauhar Khan
Gauhar Khan is an Indian model and TV celebrity. She has done a number of TV shows and movies like Ishaqzaade and Badrinath Ki Dulhania.
10. Rubina Dilaik
Rubina Dilaik is an Indian TV actress who is known for her role as Radhika in the daily soap, Choti Bahu. She has gained a lot of fan following since then.