.these 50 gorgeous ladies in the pecking order impacted common psyche like none other and tipped the desirability quotient in their favour! As the voting on itimes.
com closes with 3.74 votes, we bring you the Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2011 -who wove great success stories.
Top 50 Desirable Women of 2011 1. Kareena Kapoor 11.
Chitrangda Singh 21. SunnyLeone 31.
Lisa Haydon 41. Candice Boucher 2.
Katrina Kaif 12. GeneliaD'souza 22.
Sonakshi Sinha 32. Prachi Desai 42.
Nicole Faria 3. Deepika Padukone 13.
Bipasha Basu 23. Amrita Rao 33.
Angela Jonsson 43. Freida Pinto 4.
Priyanka Chopra 14. Sonam Kapoor 24.
Bruna Abdulla 34. Mallika Sherawat 44.
Shonali Nagrani 5. Anushka Sharma 15.
Shriya Saran 25. Dia Mirza 35.
Aditi Rao Hydari 45. Kanishtha Dhankar 6.
Vidya Balan 16. Shruti Haasan 26.
Neha Sharma 36. Poonam Pandey 46.
Jyothsna Chakravathy 7. Jacqueline Fernandez 17.
Asin Thottumkal 27. Sushmita Sen 37.
Shazahn Padamsee 47. Ameesha Patel 8.
Nargis Fakhri 18. Amy Jackson 28.
Malaika Arora Khan 38. Sonal Chauhan 48.
Simran Kaur Mundi 9. Kangana Ranaut 19.
Trisha Krishnan 29. Sameera Reddy 39.
Giselli Monteiro 49. Hasleen Kaur 10.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan 20. Ileana D'cruz 30.
Ankita Shorey 40. Parvati Melton 50.
Preeti Desai TOP 10 MOST DESIRABLE WOMEN The year has shown that one's desire can truly be a most fickle mistress. Get ready for heady surprises, a few regulars and then some more.
1)Kareena Kapoor Who: Actress Claim to fame: Her popularity was sky high after Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, not only in India but in abroad too. In her other movies like Chameli, Jab We Met, Tashan, Kambakkht Ishq and Bodyguard her sensuality and innate talent came to light.
She has worked with all the biggies of B-town and is soon slated to become part of royalty through marriage with Saif Ali Khan of the Pataudi family. Relationship Status: Dating Saif Ali Khan.
DQ: Her upcoming movie 'Agent Vinod' with beau Saif Ali Khan has already become the talk of the town. However, her lips and eyes are the most admired features by her friends and fans alike.
Fun Fact: Though she is outspoken, bold and beautiful yet she is erratic in relationship. 2) Katrina Kaif Who: Actress Claim to Fame: She had a good year, beginning with the hit "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", where she played a gorgeous go-getter opposite Hrithik Roshan's surly-burly executive, an item number in "Bodyguard" and lastly, as the tomboyish bride in "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan".
Relationship Status: Rumoured to be seeing Ranbir Kapoor again. Desirability Quotient: Last year's queen of desire had to give up her crown and sceptre to make way for Bebo.
Does that make her any less desirable? Our voters seem to think so. Fun fact: Personal life rocking now that she's back with Ranbir Kapoor.
Professionally things can't get better. She has films opposite Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan.
Watch out competition. And she is Aditya Chopra's current muse! Some girls DO have it all.
3)Deepika Padukone Who: Actress Claim To Fame: The former model stuck to roles that required her to ooze glamour and dollops of oomph ("Desi Boyz") and perform ("Aarakshan"). And who can forget that sexy item number in "Dum Maaro Dum".
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Our voters' thoughts? Her playing it safe paid off, she moved up one spot on the list.
fun fact: She's freshly single and will soon act with ex-beau Ranbir Kapoor. 4)Priyanka Chopra Who: Actress Claim To Fame: With performance-driven roles in "7 Khoon Maaf" and "Don-2", she stayed in the public eye.
Was also a regular at several high-profile star parties. She also announced her friendship with Lady Gaga, her intention to turn singer and an international album in the offing.
Relationship Status: Single. Currently mingling with one Shah Rukh Khan.
DQ: She switched spots with Deepika. What led to the slip? We're guessing the voters don't find aspiring 'singers' too desirable.
Fun fact: Right now, she is banned from the Mannat guestlist. Maybe signing "Don 3" will put a smile on her face.
5) Anushka Sharma Who: Actress Claim To Fame: Her off-on chemistry/romance with Ranveer Singh. Yash Raj Films' second fav girl who did several high-profile ads this past year.
Had two releases "Patiala House" and "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl". Relationship Status: Single.
Or with Ranveer Singh. It's complicated.
For them. And us! DQ: She's sexy, outspoken, fiercely independent.
fun fact: She was number 21 last year. What caused her leap this year? She's not telling! 6) Vidya Balan Who: Actress.
Claim to fame:. Her voluptuous curves had the audience going crazy in "The Dirty Picture".
Let's not forget her deadly performance in "Ishqiya" and "No One Killed" Jessica. Relationship Status: Dating Bollywood's other SRK.
Siddharth Roy Kapoor. DQ: Curves are back in fashion because of Vidya! Move over size zero.
Fun Fact: This bold and beautiful actress is the brand ambassador for hatke cinema. 7) Jacqueline Fernandez Who: Actress Claim to fame: Her never-ending legs in "Murder 2" and the "Dhanno" song from "Housefull".
Relationship Status: Dating Sajid Khan. DQ: She went from being sweet and innocent Riteish Deshmukh's object of adoration to Emraan Hashmi's object of desire.
fun fact: She's already lost two films because she is following beau's diktat of not exposing. Hope it's worth it.
8)Nargis Fakhri Who: Model CLAIM TO FAME: The Czech-born popular swimsuit calendar model made her film debut in 2011 in "Rockstar". Before that she briefly appeared in "America's Next Top Model".
Relationship Status: Single. Ranbir Kapoor was so yesterday.
DQ: Angelic face and great screen presence. fun fact: She was the hottest property before "Rockstar".
But hasn't signed a single film after. Needs to network and join acting classes.
9)Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Who: Actress. Claim to fame: Aishwarya may have dropped a few notches down on the list, but the new mommy will surely be back with a bang.
Relationship Status: Married to Abhishek Bachchan. DQ: Ash, who is among the most beautiful women in the world, is currently busy playing mommy to her baby girl.
However, rumours about her comeback are already making news. B-Town can't do without this light-eyed diva.
Fun Fact: Move aside, yummy Mummies! When Mrs B sets her foot back in a film studio, she will rewrite all the rules. Bach ke rehna 'Heroines'.
10) Kangana Ranaut Who: Actress. Claim to fame: Her desi girl act in "Tanu Weds Manu" had the audience going gaga over her.
Then she donned a bikini in "Rascals". Relationship Status: Dating.
DQ: Though Kangana's bikini act couldn't do much for the film, it sure won her a whole lot of admirers. Fun Fact: She's dating a doctor! She's quirky, fun and unpredictable.
She is working on a sequel of "Tanu Weds Manu". And to top it all she will be seen in "Krissh 3" with Hrithik Roshan.
NEW ENTRANTS TO TIMES 50 MOST DESIRABLE WOMEN OF 2011 The new entries in the Times Most Desirable women of 2011 Amy Jackson No. 18 Who: Model Claim To Fame: The British model, who won the Miss Liverpool 2010 title, made her debut in the Tamil period drama, Madrasapattinam.
Now she's ready to make her entry in Bollywood with Gautham Menon's Ekk Deewana Tha opposite off-screen boyfriend Prateik. Amy has also signed a couple of South films that go on floors this year.
Relationship Status: Dating EDT co-star Prateik. DQ: Great sex appeal and a likeable personality.
Lisa Haydon No. 31 Who: Model, Actress Claim To Fame: One of the hottest faces on the Indian ramps, Lisa made her B-Town debut in Aisha.
The Australian-bred model moved to India a few years back and started out hosting a TV show. A trained Bharatnatyam dancer, she was most recently seen in a sizzling item song in David Dhawan's Rascals.
Relationship Status: Dating musician-entrepreneur Karan Bhojwani. DQ: Dusky siren with endless legs.
Shazahn Padamsee No. 37 Who: Model, Actress Claim To Fame: Daughter of famous parents Alyque Padamsee and Sharon Prabhakar, Shazahn started off with modelling and television commercials before dabbling with acting.
Her first acting project was Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year (2009) with Ranbir Kapoor. She later starred in the 2011 release Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, and will soon be seen in the Housefull sequel.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Hot and intelligent.
Angela Jonsson No. 33 Who: Model Claim To Fame: Chennai-born Angela started modelling at an early age.
An extrovert, she had an affinity for acting during her college days. A swimsuit calendar girl, she recently signed her first Bollywood film with Salman Khan, to be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.
Angela was also in the news over her alleged linkup with Ranbir Kapoor. Relationship Status: Single.
DQ: Sensuous and sexy. Sunny Leone No.
21 Who: Adult entertainment star Claim To Fame: An established name in the adult entertainment industry, Sunny Leone (born Karen Malhotra) became a household name after her stint on the popular reality show Bigg Boss 5. Canadian-born Sunny had a cameo in the film The Girl Next Door, and even performed in rap star Ja Rule's video Livin It Up.
Her appearance on Bigg Boss was laced with controversy as viewers curiously did online searches to find more about the star. Sunny will make her debut in Hindi films with Pooja Bhatt's Jism 2, where she plays the lead.
Relationship Status: Married to entrepreneur Matt Erikson. DQ: Smoulderingly sexy, with an innocent face.
Ankita Shorey No. 30 Who: Model Claim To Fame: She is the winner of the Pantaloons Femina Miss India-International 2011 title.
Apart from modelling, Ankita has also taken up the cause for blind students. She has done ads with SRK and Ranbir Kapoor.
Recently hosted a segment at the Filmfare Awards. Relationship Status: Single.
DQ: Gorgeous face. Her title and her never-say-die attitude.
Aditi Rao Hydari No. 35 Who: Actress Claim To Fame: A trained Bharatnatyam dancer, Aditi made her debut in Tamil film Sringaram (2006).
Her Hindi film debut was in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi 6, where she played a supporting role. In 2011, she was seen in two films - Yeh Saali Zindagi and Rockstar .
Her first big role as a lead actress is in the soon-to-release London , Paris , New York with Ali Zafar. Relationship Status: Single.
DQ: The quintessential girl next door appeal. Kanishtha Dhankhar No.
45 Who: Model Claim To Fame: The reigning Pantaloons Femina Miss India-World 2011, she won five subtitles including Miss Catwalk, Beauty with a Purpose, Miss Sexy Legs, Best Skin and Natural Beauty, the maximum number of subtitles any girl has won in the pageant's history. She made an appearance as a model in Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Great legs, pleasing personality.
Jyothsna Chakravarthy No. 46 Who: Model Claim To Fame: At 5ft 9, the Bangalore lass has made quite a name for herself in the modelling world.
In 2011, she was among a bevy of beauties who walked for Chanel's Metiers D'Art collection, inspired by India. Another Bollywood aspirant, she aspires to work with Ranbir Kapoor, Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar in the near future.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Striking looks, amazing ramp presence.
Candice Boucher No. 41 Who: Model Claim To Fame: The former Playmate from South Africa got her Bolly break opposite Sachiin Joshi in 2011's Aazaan.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Scorching sex appeal.
Hasleen Kaur No. 49 Who: Model Claim To Fame: The winner of the 2011 Pantaloons Femina Miss India-Earth title, Hasleen is a known face on the advertising circuit.
She made a cameo appearance in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. As the reigning Miss India Earth, Hasleen was a part of Nav Jyoti, an NGO headed by Dr Kiran Bedi, dealing with environmental issues.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Charming, sensuous, earthy appeal.
Preeti Desai No. 50 Who: Model, Actress Claim To Fame: Preeti is the first ever Britisher of Indian origin to win the 2006 Miss Great Britain crown.
A popular model who featured in print campaigns and TV commercials, she debuted in Bollywood opposite Heroes actor Sendhil Ramamurthy in Shor In The City. Relationship Status: In a live-in relationship with Abhay Deol.
DQ: Earthy beauty, striking personality Poonam Pandey No. 36 Who: Model Claim To Fame: She became famous when she offered to strip naked if India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Even though she never really made good on her promise, Poonam got enough publicity to make her popular fodder for the tabloids. She made her TV debut with Akshay Kumar in the reality adventure show Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 4.
Relationship Status: Single. DQ: Bold and hot(less)