Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

She claimed the spot from Deepika Padukone, who was voted top in 2016, reported Zee News. The lady won the title of being the Sexiest Woman in Asia by the globally renowned long-running list in United Kingdom based newspaper Eastern Eye for a record-breaking fifth time and dethroned Deepika Padukone, who topped the globally renowned long-running list in United Kingdom based newspaper Eastern Eye in 2016. 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.

Priyanka is very happy with the news, and has thanked everyone "I can not actually take credit for this at all. Apart from being courageous enough to fly into unknown, professionally she has become a strong symbol of girl power". She added, "I feel grateful and am humbled. Consistency is key", she said.

This honour has made this year even more great for the actress who is on a successful run this year.

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While Nia Sharma and Bollywood's Mastani Deepika Padukone holds 2nd 3rd position respectively. 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".

It is a big day for Nia Sharma. She has recently been listed by Forbes on the List Of 100 Most Powerful Women - she took the 15th spot on the list of Most Powerful Women In Entertainment And Media.

The actress is now shooting for the third season of her television series, Quantico, and will also begin the production of her show based on the life of Madhuri Dixit soon. The rest of the top 10 includes actresses Drashti Dhami (6), Katrina Kaif (7), Shraddha Kapoor (8), Gauahar Khan (9) and Rubina Dilaik (10). The youngest one on the list was TV actor Shivangi Joshi, aged 19 while the oldest was Sridevi ranked at 49.

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