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Top 10 Sexiest Asian Women 2017: Priyanka, Nia Beat Deepika

Top 10 Sexiest Asian Women 2017: Priyanka, Nia Beat Deepika

Priyanka Chopra, Voted Sexiest Asian Woman.Priyanka has beaten her Bajirao Mastani co-star Deepika Padukone in the voted survey. Thanking her fans for the honour, the 35-year-old PC wrote on Twitter, "I can not actually take credit for this at all. Full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics".

"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". Previous year's victor Padukone found herself on the third spot, with another popular name from Hindi cinema, Alia Bhatt, on fourth. She even won a People's Choice Award for her performance in the hit television show, Quantico.

"Priyanka Chopra has become an incredible global ambassador for India and is smashing through glass ceilings all over the world".

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the global star has made her presence felt on the list. Pakistani actor Mahira Khan who was on the ninth rank a year ago, bagged the fifth position on the same list this time. I feel grateful and am humbled.

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Popular television actress Nia Sharma has been ranked second in the list, holding on to her position as the sexiest television star in the 2017 list. "Thank you @EasternEye... you do know how to flatter a girl", she tweeted on Thursday.

The top 10 of the list does see a number of high profile absentees, though Katrina Kaif (7) and Shraddha Kapoor (8) do make the grade.

Priyanka may have a very busy schedule but she does have time to acknowledge the recognition and the whole lot of love she gets. 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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