Bollywood’s desi girl Priyanka Chopra has been voted as the ‘Sexiest Asian Woman’ in the world. The actor has dethroned Deepika Padukone who won the title sexiest Asian last year. A poll conducted by a London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye has come up with a list of ’50 Sexiest Asian Women’ and Priyanka has topped the list for the fifth time. Television actor Nia Sharma is at the second number and Padmavati actor Deepika Padukone has slipped to the third place. Alia Bhat has secured fourth position and Pakistan’s Mahira Khan is at number five.

Asjad Nazir, the entertainment editor of Easter Eye and founder of the ’50 Sexiest Asian Women’ list, said that Priyanka’s humility and being a global symbol for girl power is her sexiest quality. “Congratulations to @priyankachopra for topping Eastern Eye 50 Sexiest Asian Women list 2017 (for a record-breaking fifth time). For me your humility & being a global symbol for girl power is your sexiest quality,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

Expressing joy over her big win, the Quantico actor said she cannot entirely take the credit for this achievement. She said the full credit should be given to her genetics. “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,” she tweeted.

With the release of her Hollywood debut Baywatch, also starring Dwayne Johnson, the actor had a happening 2017. Her TV series Quantico won her People’s Choice Award and as per sources, she has signed some big projects in the West. The 35-year-old actor made several appearances at popular award shows like Met Gala and Academy Awards. 

List of top 10 Sexiest Asian Women 2017

1. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

2. Nia Sharma

Nia Sharma

3. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

4. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt

5. Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan

6. Drashti Dhami

Drashti Dhami

7. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif

8. Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor

9. Gauhar Khan

Gauhar Khan

10. Rubina Dilaik

Rubina Dilaik