Disclaimer: MensCrunch.com has not produced this list. This list is created every year by Eastern Eye, a British newspaper. So please don’t curse us for only including South Asian women in this list.
This list was initially titled, ’50 most beautiful Asian women in the world’ but its now changed to ‘50 Most beautiful South Asian women in the world‘. This decision is made based on user feedback.
Asian Women are no doubt the most beautiful in world. But do you wonder, who are the most beautiful among them? Leading Asian newspaper from Britain, Eastern Eye annually compiles a list of the 50 sexiest Asian women South Asian women. Here are ranking for 2009.
50. Hard Kaur : is an Indian rapper and hip hop singer, as well as playback singer in Hindi films.
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49. Shruti Haasan: is an Indian singer and actress. She is daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika.
48. Konnie Huq: is an English television presenter of Bangladeshi descent, best known for being the longest-serving female presenter of Blue Peter.
47. Esha Deol: is an Indian Actress. She is daughter of Bollywood actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini.
46. Dilshad Vadsaria: is an American television actress, of Pakistani, Indian and Portuguese descent. She currently plays the role of Rebecca Logan on the ABC television program Greek.
45. Anoushka Shankar: is a sitar player and composer in the United States. She is the daughter of Ravi Shankar, Indian sitar player.
44. Sania Mirza: is an Indian tennis player.
43. Simone Bienne: is an broadcaster and psychosexual, relationship and couples therapist Simone Bienne makes her debut on the list. Her father is Indian while her mother is Swiss-Czech.
42. Miss Pooja: Gurinder Kaur Kainth Punjabi is an Indian singer and actress.
41. Sophie Choudhry: is an Indian film actress, singer, former ‘MTV India’ VJ and occasional model and anchor.
40. Tina Sugandh: is an Indian born American writer, singer, tabla player, dancer, guitarist, and actress.
39. Preity Zinta: is an Indian film actress. She was ranked No. 36 in the 2008 list.
38. Ayesha Takia Azmi: is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is one actress who manages to defy the size-zero fad and still ranks amongst the sexiest.
37. Minissha Lamba: is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She’s up to No. 37 from No. 40 in the last list.
36. Rakhi Sawant: is an item girl, Hindi film and television actress, model and television talk show host.
35. Gulzaeb Beg Ali: is a British Asian model and television presenter.
34. Norah Jones: is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, keyboardist, guitarist, and actress.She has improved her standing from No 37.
33. Rani Mukherjee: is an Indian film actress who works in Bollywood movies.
32. Miss Independent: Natasha Khan is her real name and she’s is a British alternative rock musician of Pakistani descent. Natasha was ranked No. 39 on the previous list.
31. Sherlyn Chopra: Formerly known as Mona Chopra, She is an Indian model, singer and actress.
30. Hadiqa Kiani: is a Pakistani pop singer. Hadika’s previous ranking was No. 35.
29. Celina Jaitly: is an Indian actress and former beauty queen. She was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 2001.
28. Tasmin Lucia Khan: Tasmin is a British journalist and news presenter for BBC News of Bangladeshi descent. She was earlier ranked No 27.
27. Malaika Arora-Khan: Malaika Arora, is an Indian model, actress, television personality and former MTV VJ. She fall from No. 8 to No. 27.
26. Sonam Kapoor: is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood movies. She was at No. 34 on the 2008 list.
25. Noureen Dewulf: The Indian American actress is a new entrant on the list of the Sexiest Asian Women.
24. Riya Sen: is an Indian film actress and model. She was at No. 15 in 2009 list.
23. Vidya Balan: is an Indian film actress, who appears in Bollywood films.
22. Ekta Chowdhry: Her Miss Universe outing wasn’t much to talk about, but then beauty queens deserve to be on the sexiest lists.
21. Padma Lakshmi: is an Indian American cookbook author, actress, and model. She was No. 19 the last year.
20. Shilpa Shetty Kundra: So what if she is now married, Shilpa still sizzles at No. 20. Down 6 places from last year.
19. Minnie Gupta: This Indian American girl has posed for Playboy.
18. Mugdha Godse: is an Indian model and a Femina Miss India 2004 Semi-Finalist.
17. Kazz Kumar: is a british Indian singer is certainly hitting the right notes.
16. Mehreen Syed: is a Pakistani model. She has won the “International Model of the Year Award in 2007.
15. Asin: is an Indian film actress from the state of Kerala. She was No. 22 on the 2008.
14. Pooja Chopra: The Indian contender for the Miss World 2009 crown is a debutante on the list.
13. Neha Dhupia: is an Indian actress and model who appears in Bollywood films. She is a former beauty queen and winner of Femina Miss India 2002.
12. Kangana Ranaut: is an Indian actress who acts in Bollywood films. She made her Bollywood debut in 2006 in Gangster. She has climbed up four steps from No. 16.
11. Mallika Sherawat: She’s currently wooing Hollywood and is frantically twittering. But all that didn’t help her slipping down from her No. 6 position.
10. Deepika Padukone: This model-turned actress is definitely taking some long strides in Bollywood, she’s up one place from No. 10 the last year.
9. Mehwish Hayat: Mehwish Hayat is a pakistan TV actress and model.She got ninth place in sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye 2008.
8. Aishwarya Rai: is an Indian actress and former Miss World . Ash position is down by one position from her previous ranking.
7. Lara Dutta: is an Indian actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and former Miss Universe 2000. In last year she was at No. 13.
6. Bipasha Basu: is the actress who redefined sexiness in Bollywood and she was at No. 2 in 2008.
5. Kareena Kapoor: She is hot Indian actress. Though she’s down a slot from last year.
4. Laila Rouass: British actress Laila Rouass can make men swoon. In 2008 she was at No.5.
3. Freida Pinto: is an Indian actress and professional model, best known for her performance as Latika in her debut film Slumdog Millionaire.