Deepika Padukone loses race to Priyanka Chopra in becoming Asia's sexiest woman

Salman recently compared Katrina with Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra

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.

Priyanka Chopra topped the list of 50 Sexiest Asian Women 2017 by London-based "Eastern Eye" Weekly. The second position has been bagged by TV Star Nia Sharma.

Having got the laurel, the joyful and proud Priyanka remarked, "I can not take credit for this at all". Full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics! Taking to Twitter to announce her gratitude for the title, she wrote on the microblogging website, "I should thank my mom and dad for this award". Nia Sharma congratulated Priyanka with an open heart and the Quantico star also responded with enthusiasm. She said, "It was so silly". Apart from Priyanak, Nia Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Drashti Dhami are in the top 6.

With more social media coming out for Priyanka Chopra, the actress' popularity burgeoned to this peak after millions of her admirers voted her for multiple times. In a statement, Nia said, "I dare to dream of reaching where Priyanka Chopra is one day. I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development", said Nia Sharma.

The highest placed newcomer and youngest in the list is 19-year-old television actress Shivangi Joshi (16), who has made an incredible impact on hit TV serial "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai".

The attractive Sridevi was in the 49th position of the list!

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