Priyanka voted 'Sexiest Asian Woman' title; Nia Sharma holds 2nd position

Lawrence Kim
December 7, 2017

Eastern Eye entertainment editor and founder of the "50 Sexiest Asian Women" list Asjad Nazir described Chopra as the ideal mix of "beauty, brains, bravery and a kind heart". She has beaten nearly all leading ladies of Bollywood from Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif to Shraddha Kapoor.

Priyanka is very happy with the news, and has thanked everyone "I can not actually take credit for this at all". The second position has been bagged by TV Star Nia Sharma.

Priyanka's mom Madhu Chopra is part of the actress' production house Purple Pebble Pictures and helps Priyanka with her busy roster as her manager. "But seeing my name next to her in the list is no less a dream and struck me with a frenzied happiness". She has been named for the fifth time in a row.

The publication's editor and founder of the "50 Sexiest Asian Women" list, Asjad Nazir described the actress" "humility & being a global symbol for girl power' as her greatest strengths. They make me feel confident and I feel I exist because of them. "I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development", said Sharma. However, this means that the actress has dethroned the 2016 victor of the poll, actress - friend, Deepika Padukone this year. The rest of the list include Drashti Dhami, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Gauhar Khan and Rubina Dilaik. Pakistani actor Mahira Khan who was on the ninth rank previous year, bagged the fifth position on the same list this time. The youngest one on the list was TV actor Shivangi Joshi, aged 19 while the oldest was Sridevi ranked at 49. She is making a mark in a male-dominated music industry and is a singing icon for a new generation.

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