Hritik Roshan fans get another reason to rejoice. The versatile actor has just been named the sexiest Asian man of the year, 2011. A survey conducted by Eastern Eye Weekly recently disclosed there results crowning the Bollywood heartthrob with the sexiest Asian tag.
The 37 year old actor beat off tough competition when he topped the list of 50 other immensely popular celebrities. Eastern Eye Weekly also declared that Hritik has won by the biggest margin ever. Ranbir Kapoor who owned the crown till last year has only made it to the sixth position this time.
You might find it interesting to note that Hritik had finished third last year but somehow with an increasing fan base he seems to have no competition this year. Fans from all over the globe comprising different age groups voted full heartedly using social networking sites like Twitter to their advantage.
The ‘Greek God’ of Bollywood has been riding high on success after his last release ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ topped the box-office. This year also saw the megastars wax statue being added to the Madame Tussauds museum in London.
Have you seen the ‘Agneepath’ remake promos yet? If not it is high time you took a glance. It is definitely something no Hritik fan will want to miss out on. The Bollywood star indeed does justice to his ‘Greek God’ image in the movie. His judging ‘Just Dance’ a highly popular dance reality show only seems to have added wings to the popularity of this superstar. Hritik also recently signed a sequel to his hit superhero flick ‘Krrish’.
Want to know more about the list of sexiest men. Well we got all here right for you. It rather came as a surprise when Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor was names as the runners up in the race for the sexiest Asian man. Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan followed closely in the third and fourth places respectively.
“Hrithik is a worthy winner and a leading man with global appeal. This year there was a massive gap between Hrithik and the rest of the competitors. He is the perfect ambassador for India and someone who could take on anyone in Hollywood in terms of looks, talent and likability,” quoted Asjad Nazir, Eastern Eye showbiz editor.
Cricketer Virat Kohli’s appearance in the number 18 slot of the list did indeed raise few eyebrows. Other celebrities included Abhishek Bachchan at 17, Prateik Babbar at 20, Ajay Devgn at 29 and Farhan Akhtar at 34.
Singer and now actor Ali Zafar again emerged as the highest placed Pakistani claiming the number 5 slot. British star Jay Sean ended up at 9 and international boxing champion Amir Khan at 10.
Others worth mention in the list are John Abraham (7), Akshay Kumar (9), Arjun Rampal (11), actor Imran Khan (12), Saif Ali Khan (13), Atif Aslam (16), Riz Ahmed (21), Siddhartha Mallya (31), Mahendra Dhoni (33), Aamir Khan (35), Zaheer Khan (39) and hip hop star Shizzio (46).