Celebrities of Indian origin are now being voted as amongst the hottest around the world. There are many ‘hot’ and sensual Indian celebrities, however, these twenty five have made it to our top list:
- · Padma Lakshmi
Padma Lakshmi is one hot lady of Indian descent who has made a mark in the US with her hot quotient and her culinary skills. Not only is she a model and top level cook, but she is also an actress, TV host of popular cooking shows and an author too. A woman who dons multiple roles, Padma is a great looker who looks like a million bucks and does not lose chances in showing her curves. She is a total package and perhaps one of the most desirable Indian women.
- Deepika Padukone
DeepikaPadukone, the leggy lass from Bengaluru, has most certainly reached places and is one of the topmost contenders for the ‘Numero Uno’ position in Bollywood. This pretty young thing with an athletic frame is a raging favorite amongst the latest generation and she is perhaps the ‘hottest’ thing that happened to Bollywood lately. Her acting talent is par excellence as she continues to work with the best of directors and wins accolades for her performances at award ceremonies. Not only is she a popular actor, but she is perhaps one of the most sought-after models in the country.
- Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif, a beauty with a partial Indian inheritance, has been ruling the roost in Bollywood now with her bevy of hits and her hotness quotient. Her journey from being a pretty and naïve actress without Hindi speaking abilities to her metamorphosis into a more confident woman who has actually learnt the language and is giving the current lot a run for their money- is phenomenal. From her sizzling dance number ‘ChikniChameli’ to her sensitive performance in Jab TakHaiJaan, she is the most sought-after heroine and a dream to work with. As a matter of fact, Katrina figures number one in the worldwide Google search trends.
- Sunny Leone
Sunny Leone, the Punjabi ‘kudi’ born in Canada and brought up in the US is not the usual NRI turning into a Bollywood actress. This former adult actress created ripples in the Indian media when she was selected as an inmate for the Indian version of ‘Big Brother’. After showcasing her ‘normal’ and simpler side, Sunny managed to win the hearts of many and was also signed on for her debut Bollywood movieJism 2 (2012). Although the movie bombed at the box office and her performance was criticized, apart from the protests due to her adult star fame, she has still managed to hold her ground. Her upcoming movie, Ragini MMS 2 will see her back in the limelight.
- Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra’s ticket to fame and popularity was evidently her clinching the Miss World Title back in 2000. After that, she became a model and also gained a foray into Bollywood. Priyanka initially did not get much success as a movie star, but gradually she started reinventing herself. Her hotness and oomph in Dosti 2 certainly won a lot of hearts and gradually her variety of performances won her rave reviews from the critics. She is also a proficient singer who has collaborated with various international artistes and is coming up with her own album. Her movie Barfi, was the official Indian entry to the Oscars.
- Bipasha Basu
Bipasha or Bips as she is fondly called is an Indian model who turned into an actress. Her well sculpted body and bold avatars made her one of the most popular dusky actresses in Bollywood. From risqué dare to bare roles to more meaningful cinema, she knows how to play her cards right.
- Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto who shot to fame with the run of the mill blockbuster Slumdog Millionaire decided to give Bollywood a miss and try her fortune in Hollywood. Anyways, although she didn’t have a great role to play in Slumdog Millionaire, she did get recognized internationally.
- Mallika Sherawat
MallikaSherawata girl from an orthodox family in Haryana had initially started her career as an air hostess, however, she later tried her luck in Bollywood. Her extremely bold attitude and willingness to experiment like no actress has ever done before did win her the tag of a ‘sex siren’. With a few hit and miss roles, Mallika has no ‘body’ of work to boast about except her own!
- Riya Sen
Riya Sen, the Bong babe is an average Bollywood actress who has been in the news more for her sensual MMS clipping with Ashmit Patel than anything else. Riya, apart being hot and a regular on the party circuit is known for her skimpy outfits that she loves more than anything else.
- Lara Dutta
Lara Dutta was perhaps one of those few actresses in Bollywood who had the perfect body with Latino killer looks which made her a deadly package. Being the winner of the MissUniverse pageant in 2000 she has done a lot of films that showcase her well endowed body.
- Malaika Arora Khan
When it comes to the perfect display of Malaika Arora Khan is an Indian model, VJ, and Bollywood actress. She is the older sister of Amrita Arora. She was selected as an MTV VJ when MTV India first started operating. Eventually she rose to an interviewer for MTV India, becoming the most prominent and non-movie, non-model female in India.
- Kareena Kapoor
Kareena comes from a family of Bollywood actors and has been in the spotlight since she was very young. Her acting debut came with the 200 film Refugee, for which she won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. Her film KabhiKhushiKabhieGham was India’s highest grossing film in the overseas market in 2001 and if her biggest commercial success to date. Kapoor’s films continue to win her award after award (her gorgeous looks probably help a bit as well).
- Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty has appeared in more than 40 Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films since her film debut in 1993. She has a gorgeous younger sister, Shamita Shetty who is also a Bollywood actress. Shilpawon Britian’s 2007 Celebrity Big Brother with 63% of the final vote. Shetty also has a black belt in karate and is a dancesport expert.
- Kangana Ranaut
Another hottie from the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh has had a lot of hit films to her credit. From her early days in Gangster and Double Dhamaal, Kangana shot to fame with her role as Tanu in the chick flick ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and there has been no turning back since then. Known for her self-styled wardrobe and trendy outfits, this leggy lass is surely a fashion icon for the young generation.
- Sherlyn Chopra
This lady has lately been hogging a lot of limelight from her nude photoshoot stint and coverpage with the coveted ‘Playboy’ magazine to her latest red carpet walk at the Cannes Festival 2013. Formerly known as Mona Chopra, Sherlyn has had a few forgettable bold film roles to her credit.
- Sophie Choudry
Sophie, an actress and singer of British nationality, hit it off in a big way in the Indian television industry as a VJ and anchor for MTV. Despite her illustrious educational background (she is a graduate from the London School of Economics), she decided to follow her dreams- showbiz! This hot beauty is very active in Bollywood and is a popular item girl.
- Shruti Hassan
Shruti Hassan is the daughter of the South Indian Superstar Kamal Hassan and Sarika. This hot babe follows her instincts and is more Bohemian in her style. From having being the lead vocalist in her alternative rock band The Extramentals to acting in various regional and Hindi cinema, Shruti has also donned the hat of a music composer in a Tamilianflik called UnnaipolOruvan. This multi-faceted lady is most certainly stepping out of her father’s overpowering shadow.
- Chitrangada Singh
Chitrangada Singh made her Hindi film debut in the critically acclaimed movie ‘HazaaronKhwaishenAisi’. She dabbled in a few movies in the parallel cinema genre and then finally progressed to mainstream Hindi cinema with DesiBoyz and I, Meaur Mein which didn’t fare too well at the Box Office. Nevertheless, Chitrangada has been noticed for her acting skills and her sensual looks.
- Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt, daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and SoniRazdan, made her Hindi film debut with Karan Johar’s teen extravaganza ‘ Student of the Year’. The film struck a chord with the youth and went on to become a blockbuster. Alia’s confident performance as the rich girl ‘Shanaya’ was praised by the audiences and critics alike.
- Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma was a model before she started off in the Hindi film scene in a big way with her superhit movie ‘Band BaajaaBaarat’ in which she plays the role of a chirpy wedding planner. She did receive a lot of recognition previously with ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’, another blockbuster with SRK, however, she was obviously not much in the limelight when sharing screen space with King Khan. This tall beauty has managed to win accolades in all her film performances, even if the films have not fared well on the whole.
- Amisha Patel
Amisha shares her debut film with HrithikRoshan – Kaho Na PyarHai- which went on to be a mega blockbuster and catapulted the careers of both its stars in a huge way. However, even though Hrithik found success in his other films, Amisha Patel failed to make a mark post Gadar, another blockbuster in which Amisha received a lot of critical acclaim. Amisha, nevertheless, continues to do small roles in movies and has been a lot in the news because of her bold fashion statements.
- Nisha Kothari
Earlier known as Priyanka Kothari, Nisha is a small-time Indian actress and model who is mainly known for her oomph factor and her bold item songs, courtesy Ram GopalVerma. Apart from Hindi films, she has also appeared in Kannada and Telugu films as well.
- Diana Penty
Diana Penty was a model before she shot to fame with her debut movie “Cocktail” where she paid the lead along with Saif Ali Khan and DeepikaPadukone. The superhit movie showcased a fresh love triangle and Diana proved that models could be actors too with her superior acting and dancing skills. Her song “Tumhi ho bandhu” went on to become a raging hit and an anthem for the Indian youth.
NehaDhupiais known for her hotness quotient and her finely chiseled Western looks. This former Miss India took to acting and went on to feature in a number of Hindi films. However, most of the films in which she played the lead did not fare well at the Box Office, however, she has been a part of other successful ventures like Action Replay, De Dana Dan, Singh is King and a few others in which she has performed as a supporting actress.
- Jacqueline Fernandez
This Sri Lankan babe started her Hindi film career with ‘Aladin’ that bombed at the box office. However, luckily, Jacqueline was noticed and she went on to act in other films that became commercial successes. She also featured on the #8 position in the list of the Most Desirable Women of 2012