Indian women have topped the Asia's sexiest list, with Priyanka Chopra on first position.
"I can not actually take credit for this at all", she said, adding, "full credit should be given to my genetics and your optics!" Full credit should be given to my genetics and optics. She added, "I feel grateful and am humbled".
The highest place newcomer and youngest in the list is 19-year-old television actress Shivangi Joshi (16), who has made an incredible impact on hit TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. The publication noted that the actress had enjoyed a "dream year".
"Priyanka Chopra has become an incredible worldwide ambassador for India and is smashing through glass ceilings all over the world".
The actress has caught the attention of the worldwide media with her stylish appearances on the red carpet during the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys.
Priyanka has won the People's Choice Awards twice for her popular US TV series Quantico, in which she stars as Federal Bureau of Investigation recruit-turned-CIA agent Alex Parrish. "Thank you @EasternEye... you do know how to flatter a girl", she tweeted on Thursday. Quite surprisingly, Nia Sharma sat atop second with Alia Bhatt on fourth and Mahira Khan on the fifth one. She held onto her position as the sexiest television star this year as well. Leading ladies in the top 10 were Drashti Dhami (6), Katrina Kaif (7), Shraddha Kapoor (8), Gauahar Khan (9) and Rubina Dilaik (10).
The list of 50 also includes Sridevi listed at the 49th spot. She is now in NY to shoot for the third season of the show, which is expected to premiere next year. This comes as yet another good news for Chopra whose second Hollywood film A Kid Like Jake got selected for the Sundance Film Festival a week ago.