Quantico actress Priyanka Chopra voted the ‘Sexiest Asian Woman’ in the world in an annual UK poll released in London on Tuesday. It’s the fifth time when Priyanka bagged the topmost position in the list. The 35-year-old actress topped the 2017 edition of coveted ’50 Sexiest Asian Women’ poll conducted by a London-based newspaper Eastern Eye for the fifth time. Priyanka Chopra defeated Padmavati actress Deepika Padukone who was voted the sexiest Asian woman in 2016. This time, Padukone claims the third slot.
“I cannot 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. She added, “I feel grateful and am humbled. Consistency is key.”
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On learning about the news, she wrote on her Twitter, “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! #AsjadNazirSexyList2017.”
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! #AsjadNazirSexyList2017 https://t.co/iy3JUWQswW— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) December 7, 2017
Popular television actress Nia Sharma was voted the second Sexiest Asian Women in the 2017 list. She held onto her position as the sexiest television star this year as well.
Deepika Padukone slips down to third, followed by Alia Bhatt and Verna-actress Mahira Khan. The rest of the list include Drashti Dhami, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Gauhar Khan and Rubina Dilaik.
Here is the complete list of Sexiest Asian Women 2017
The newest and youngest on the list is the television newcomer Shivangi Joshi, who plays Naira in popular TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. The oldest to find a place in the list is veteran actress Sridevi, which is one of the two editor’s choice in the 2017 list.
The other editor’s choice is popular Pakistani singer Momina Mustehsan, for her stride in a male-dominated music industry in her homeland Pakistan. The complete ’50 Sexiest Asian Women’ list for 2017 is published in the Eastern Eye Newspaper, followed by the Men’s list on December 15.