beauty is in the eye of the beholder and now the term, "sex" is used more as a compliment than anything else for a woman. The London-based weekly " Eastern Eye" a magazine that focuses on Asia for the large expatriate Asian population in England has chosen Deepika Padukone as " Asia's sexiest woman. " The magazine which has a large circulation among the Indian diaspora in the UK selects the sexiest Asian woman every year. For 2016 the magazine has selected Deepika Padukone the Bollywood star, who will don the mantle for the first time.

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Deepika pips Priyanka

Deepika Padukone for long has been in the shadow of Priyanka who made it to the TV serial "Quantico" and thence to Hollywood with her film "Baywatch" along with Dwayne Johnson. Deepika has also bagged a role in the movie "The return of Xander Cage" opposite Vin Diesel who has rated her as the actress most likely to make waves in 2017 in Hollywood. Deepika is the winner oof the title "Asia's sexiest woman" pipping Priyanka Chopra to the no 2 position.

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Priyanka had won this accolade four times in the preceding years. It is possible that Deepika may also overtake Priyanka in Hollywood as her film is being released earlier.

Deepika's views

Deepika was asked how she felt about getting this title. Did it disturb her to be labeled "sexy"? She candidly replied "Sexy means different things to different people, for me, it's just not physical. For me being with who you are is being sexy! Confidence is sexy !

innocence and Vulnerability is sexy"

Priyanka Chopra is at no 2. She won the title in 2015 and four times in all. At no three position is Nia Sharma - TV Star. Others in the list are Drishti Dhami, Alia Bhat, Sania Irani and top Bollywood actress Katrina kaif. Katrina at no seven is a bit of a surprise as she is considered by many to be number one in Bollywood. The list also includes Mahira Khan a Pakistani Muslim star who has acted in Bollywood. Another Muslim star fromBollywood Gauhar Khan is at number 10.

Future

For Deepika its another feather in her cap. Her close affair with Bollywood actor Ranbir Singh is making waves and there are reports that she has met the parents of Ranbir. She will also be seen in the blockbuster movie "Padmavati" opposite Ranbir as Allaudin Khilji, a historical romance.

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