Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra are both set to make their Hollywood debut in the coming year with ‘XXX: Return of Xander Cage‘ and ‘Baywatch‘ respectively. We don’t know which of the two starlets would attract the maximum global audience and have a more memorable debut, but Deepika has defeated Priyanka in one of the contests.
Deepika Padukone has been elected as the ‘Sexiest Asian Woman’ for the year 2016 by the Eastern Eye newspaper. A title Priyanka has won four times.
Priyanka has moved down in the rankings to 2nd position. The rankings have been given based on an online poll that received millions of polls from all over the globe.
After getting the top spot in the rankings, Deepika defined her meaning of being sexy in a statement.
“It does bring a smile to my face, but sexy means different things to different people. For me, it’s not just physical. Being comfortable with who you are, is sexy. Confidence is sexy. Innocence and vulnerability is sexy.”
While Priyanka was moved down to the second spot, Mia Sharma took the third. Drashti Dhami and Alia Bhatt were ranked number 4 and 5 respectively.
Sanaya Irani, Katrina Kaif and Sonam Kapoor also made into the top ten with sixth, seventh and eighth ranks respectively.
Editor of the newspaper, Asjad Nazir, who puts the list together every year thinks that 2017 can be a huge year for Bollywood actors in the west.
“With huge films releasing next year, it looks like 2017 will be an even bigger year and more international producers will try stealing away the jewel in Bollywood’s crown.”
Businesswoman Neeta Ambani is the first woman to be included in the list as editor’s choice. She is ranked 32nd and is also the oldest woman in the list.
News Source: News 18