6.91. Priyanka Chopra
Born 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkand, India. She came in second place at Femina Miss India 2000 competition winning the Femina Miss India World title and subsequently being sent to Miss World where she was crowned Miss World 2000. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model.
7.32. Lara Dutta
Born 16 April 1978 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. She won the annual Gladsrags modeling competition in India, thus winning the right to be the first Indian representative at the 1997 Miss Intercontinental, in which she took first place. Later, she was crowned Femina Miss India Universe and Miss Universe in 2000. She is engaged to Indian tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi.
6.63. Bipasha Basu
Born January 7, 1979 in New Delhi, Delhi, India. She had initially planned to study medicine, but entered modeling and acting by accident. She won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest. The former Ford model is currently dating actor John Abraham and the couple is referred to as a super-couple in the Indian media.
7.44. Shilpa Shetty
Born 8 June 1975 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. She took part in the British Celebrity Big Brother TV show in 2007, and was crowned the winner with 63% of the final vote. She is also a model and is married to Raj Kundra. Her younger sister Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood film actress.
7.65. Aishwarya Rai
Born 1 November 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. In the 1994 Miss India contest, she won the second place behind Sushmita Sen, and was crowned Miss India World. She went on to win the Miss World title the same year, where she also won the Miss Photogenic award. She s a professional model and actress.
7.16. Celina Jaitley
Born November 24, 1981 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Celina shot to fame when she won a local beauty contest, and thus encouraged, submitted her photos and profile to the organizers of the Miss India Contest; she was admitted in the competition, and went to be crowned Miss India for 2001. Thereafter she went on to represent India in the Miss Universe Contest, and ended up being the 4th runner-up.
7.17. Shriya Saran
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6.19. Amrita Arora
8.110. Riya Sen
Born Riya Dev Varma on January 24, 1981 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She is a model and has appeared in music videos, television commercials, fashion shows, and on magazine covers. She has been a heartthrob sensation throughout India and is known for her gorgeous smile. She hails from a family of Indian actors.
6.911. Amisha Patel
Born June 9, 1975 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She studied economics at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts but gave up being an economic analyst for modeling and acting. She is frequently cited as one of the sexiest Bollywood actresses. She was ranked first on Rediff's list of 2008's Sexiest Actresses. Patel was also cited by Rediff as one of 2008's Sexiest Magazine Cover Girls.