Bollywood's leading lady Deepika Padukone has added another feather to her cap by becoming the ninth most admired female in the world.
YouGov recently released a list and declared Deepika as the ninth most admired female in the world. Deepika Padukone secured the ninth spot leaving behind Priyanka Chopra who is featuring on 10th spot and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who holds the 11th spot in the list.
Interestingly only one male actor has made it to the list from India and that is the megastar, Amitabh Bachchan. The list is topped by Bill Gates among men and Angelina Jolie among women.
YouGov is an international Internet-based market research and data analytics firm, headquartered in the UK, with operations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
The people to feature on this list were chosen from across 35 countries on the basis of polls and questionnaires distributed over the internet. The list names 20 male and 20 female personalities from all around the globe.
Deepika Padukone is currently basking in the success of her blockbuster hit film PADMAAVAT.
The year 2018 has been extremely lucky for Deepika Padukone as she has been honored for her achievements one after the other.
Deepika's film PADMAAVAT became the first woman-led film to cross 300 crores at the box office, later Deepika featured in the prestigious TIME 100 Influential People of 2018 List and also in Variety’s International Women’s Impact Report 2018.
Now the actress is also set to have her wax statue at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, which will get unveiled early next year.
Bollywood's leading lady made her way to the prestigious TIME 100 Most Influential People 2018 list, having proved to make a global impact with her work.
In the current scenario, Deepika commands the title of being of being the most commercially viable actress in the industry, in addition to being the highest paid actress.
The actress also enjoys a huge fan following, a testimony of which is seen on her social media platforms with a follower base of more than 75 million. Deepika is also the most followed Asian Woman on Twitter.
Encashing on her popularity and audience pull, the actress is also touted as a brand favourite with as many as 18 highly coveted brands in her portfolio.
Bangalore girl, Deepika Padukone has also brought about a social change as she became the first actress to publicly address the condition of mental illness and her suffering from depression. The actress currently has been working towards creating awareness and supporting mental illness with her NGO, The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLF).
Over the years, Deepika Padukone has not only set a precedent with her work in the Entertainment industry, but has also become the face of the industry globally.