However, this means that the actress has dethroned the 2016 victor of the poll, actress - friend, Deepika Padukone this year. The International star topped the 50 women list in 50 Sexiest Asian Women in the poll released by London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye and the interesting thing is that this time she has made a record of achieving the feat for the fifth time.
The Eastern Eye which conducted the poll recently announced that Priyanka Chopra has regained her first position as Asia's Sexiest Woman after holding it in the years 2014 and 2015. She said, "I can not actually take credit for this at all".
Priyanka Chopra surely has become an worldwide star now and her achievements say a lot of things.
2017 marks a fantastic run for Chopra who made her Hollywood debut with the film Baywatch. "Consistency is key." Now in its 14th year, the longest running list of its kind is based on millions of votes by fans around the world, media coverage, impact and heat generated across various social media platforms.
Up one place from a year ago, the talented actress was thrilled to be second behind her inspiration.
In the list, TV actress Nia Sharma acquired the second spot while the "Bajirao Mastani" star Deepika Padukone was on the third position. "I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development", Sharma said. "No.1 spot shall always belong to @priyankachopra. for she leads. she defines power and she's PC irreplaceable. insurmountable. badass." she wrote. The rest of the list include Drashti Dhami, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Gauhar Khan and Rubina Dilaik. With Padukone at third, Alia Bhatt (4) and Pakistani actor Mahira Khan (5) complete the top five. The oldest to find a place in the list is veteran actress Sridevi, which is one of the two editor's choice in the 2017 list.