A blend of Salman Khan's 'Dabangg' image and his big hearted gestures, makes him a "Perfect Father Figure", according to a survey conducted by a leading matrimonial portal, which asked the Indian youth who they feel would make an Ideal Indian Celebrity Father. Salman Khan led the survey with 39.9% of respondents suggesting that he would make the most ideal father. The poll was conducted on the occasion of Father's Day and received responses from over 9820 from the same portal members across India.
Amongst the poll options, the survey reveals that India wants to see the humble and kind-hearted Salman take on a new role in real life and settle down with a family. Not too far behind Salman, was the charismatic Congressman, Rahul Gandhi with 31%. Other contenders in the survey were our young and charming celebrities - Ranbir Kapoor, Yuvraj Singh & Virat Kohli who got the least votes (12.5%, 9.2% & 7.4% respectively) suggesting that they're still considered as eligible bachelors not yet ready to take on fatherhood.
Commenting on this, Gourav Rakshit, Business Head, of this Portal says, "The poll reflects the mindset of today's youth. Although times are changing, qualities like generosity and masculinity are still admired as 'fatherly' traits amongst Indian. The poll is part of the constant research that this matrimonial portal conducts in its attempt to gauge the preferences of its members and thereby match their preferences."