NEW DELHI — Actress Priyanka Chopara has been voted The Sexiest Asian Women for a record-breaking fifth time in an annual UK poll released in London on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Quantico actor has topped the 2017 edition of the popular ‘50 Sexiest Asian Women’ poll by London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.
She reclaimed the top slot from Deepika Padukone, who had been voted the sexiest Asian in 2016. Padukone is ranked third this year.
PC thanked everyone who voted for her and said : “I cannot actually take credit for this at all. Full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics. I feel grateful and am humbled. Consistency is key.”
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 https://t.co/iy3JUWQswW
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) December 7, 2017
Priyanka made her Hollywood debut this year with Baywatch and received the People’s Choice Award for Quantico. The 35-year-old actor who has a huge following of 20 million on Instagram, will be seen in more international projects.
India’s TV actor Nia Sharma came in second, holding on to her position as the sexiest television star in the 2017 list. With Deepaka Padukone at third, Alia Bhatt (4) and Pakistani actor Mahira Khan (5) complete the top five.
1. Priyanka Chopra
2. Nia Sharma
3. Deepika Padukone
4. Alia Bhatt
5. Mahira Khan
6. Drashti Dhami.
— Eastern Eye (@EasternEye) December 6, 2017
The rest of the top 10 include Drashti Dhami , 6, Katrina Kaif , 7, Shraddha Kapoor , 8, Gauahar Khan , 9 and Rubina Dilaik ,10.
The highest placed newcomer and also youngest in the list is television actor 19-year-old Shivangi Joshi,16, who has made an incredible impact on hit TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.Follow @gorkhapost
Int’l conference on entrepreneurship to be held in Dhangadhi
KAILALI— An international conference on entrepreneurship is being held in Dhangadhi on November 22, 23 and 24 for the promotion of entrepreneurship.
The conference is being organized under the aegis of the Dhangadi Sub-metropolitan City and King’s College, Kathmandu, the Sub-metropolis mayor Nripa Bahadur Wad shared in a news conference here today.
Successful entrepreneurs from various countries and local industrialists will give their presentations in the three-day meet.
Chief of the Research Department at the King’s College Kathmandu, Chittaranjan Pandeya, said such a big and important conference is taking place for the first time outside the Kathmandu.
It is stated that the conference cost is approximately Rs 2.5 million.
Some 200 people will attend the conference which will also include stalls providing information on a range of issues regarding entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills.Follow @gorkhapost