Priyanka Chopra reclaims top spot from Deepika Padukone, becomes Sexiest Asian Woman

Lloyd Doyle
December 7, 2017

After global domination with Hollywood films and American TV show "Quantico", our desi girl has now been named as the "Sexiest Asian Woman" in the world, a poll conducted by London-based weekly Eastern Eye.

HT has quoted Priyanka as saying, "I can not actually take credit for this at all. Full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics", Priyanka Chopra said thanking her admirers who voted for her in the poll. The Quantico star pipped previous victor, actress Deepika Padukone to the top spot, in a list of 50 female celebrities from across the continent compiled by the London-based weekly. Even Momina Mustehsan bagged the 37th position on the same list. I feel grateful and am humbled. It said of Chopra's rise as an worldwide star in America that "we are now expecting America to buy a big diamond ring, get down on one knee and propose to her". She previously held the top spot in 2014 and 2015.

Priyanka made her Hollywood debut this year with Baywatch and received the People's Choice Award for Quantico.

Priyanka Chopra, who is making best of her stardom in the West, has won back the title of the world's "Sexiest Asian Woman", which she lost to her Bajirao Mastani co-star Deepika Padukone in 2016.


Popular television actress Nia Sharma was voted the second Sexiest Asian Women in the 2017 list.

"But seeing my name next to her in the list is no less a dream and struck me with a frenzied happiness".

Other celebrities that made the top 10 include Drashti Dhami, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Gauhar Khan and Rubina Dilaik. She is now in NY to shoot for the third season of the show, which is expected to premiere next year.

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