The victor of the Miss World 2000 pageant, dethrones Deepika Padukone, who topped the list past year.
The "Quantico" star has topped a list of 50 "Sexiest Asian Women", compiled by London-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.
Eastern Eye editor and founder of the 50 Sexiest Asian Women, Asjad Nazir stated that Priyanka was a flawless mix of "beauty, brains, bravery and a kind heart".
HT has quoted Priyanka as saying, "I can not actually take credit for this at all". The editor of the magazine, Asjad Nazir praises Priyanka Chopra and said, "Apart from being courageous enough to fly into the unknown, professionally, she has become a strong symbol of girl power". The actress also thanked everyone who voted for her and further added that she was been told that she won the poll with record breaking numbers of all times.
From being crowned as the Miss World to now becoming Asia's Sexiest Woman, Priyanka Chopra has earned a name not just for her elegance and beauty but also for her acting chops internationally.
Priyanka's mom Madhu Chopra is part of the actress' production house Purple Pebble Pictures and helps Priyanka with her busy roster as her manager. This time, Padukone claims the third slot.
While Nia Sharma and Bollywood's Mastani Deepika Padukone holds 2nd 3rd position respectively. "I owe my fans this joy and want to share it with them despite not being able to digest the development", she said in a press release.
Shah Rukh Khan's Raees co-star, Mahira Khan, was named in the top 5, while another Indian television actress, Drashti Dhami, followed her in the top 10. It feels great, third time in a row. She is making a mark in a male-dominated music industry and is a singing icon for a new generation.
Other key names in the 2017 list include Niti Taylor (11), Sonam Kapoor (12), Jennifer Winget (14), Esha Gupta (17), Krystle DSouza (21), Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (26), Erica Fernandes (28), Jacqueline Fernandez (30), Athiya Shetty (32), Anushka Shetty (42) and Anushka Sharma (44).