Actress Priyanka Chopra dethroned Deepika Padukone, who topped the globally renowned long-running list in United Kingdom based newspaper Eastern Eye in 2016 and has been named the world's sexiest Asian woman for a record-breaking fifth time in 2017.
However, Priyanka reclaimed the top slot this year in the poll by London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye for a record-breaking fifth time and Deepika has been ranked third this year. The actress shot to fame with her TV show Jamai Raja. Nia is overwhelmed by the news, she expressed her joy and thanked her fans! She also continued to make strides as a producer and was one of the hottest Indian stars on social media, crossing 20 million followers on Instagram.More news: Gulf rulers boycotting Qatar skip annual summit
The publication also noted that it was a dream year for Chopra as she entered Hollywood film industry through Baywatch and she also added a feather to her cap by winning People's Choice Award for her American TV series Quantico and some of her Hollywood films are also getting ready to release.
In the same poll, Priyanka Chopra has been voted the "Sexiest Asian Woman". On the other hand, curator of the list Asjad Nazir was all praises for the former beauty queen - actress terming her as an incredible ambassador of India. In a statement, Nia said, "I dare to dream of reaching where Priyanka Chopra is one day". While Deepika Padukone slipped to the third position, television star Nia Sharma made it to the second position. Being close to global star's position, Nia said, "But seeing my name next to her on the list is no less a dream and struck me with a frenzied happiness..." The rest of the top 10 was Drashti Dhami (6), Katrina Kaif (7), Shraddha Kapoor (8), Gauahar Khan (9) and Rubina Dilaik (10).