Miss Pooja in 50 Sexiest Asian Women World List
50 Sexiest Asian Women In The World 2009
Eastern Eye released its annual 50 Sexiest Asian Women In The World list. Katrina Kaif came in at #1 again. Earlier this year the Bollywood beauty was chosen to become a Barbie doll after Aishwarya declined. The doll is expected to hit stores this month. Let's check out who else made the list for 2009.
1. Katrina Kaif retains the No. 1 spot.
2. Priyanka Chopra is up to No.2 from No. 4 in 2008.
3. Freida Pinto definitely made the list with the success of Slumdog Millionaire and being the face of L'Oreal Paris.
4. Laila Rouass is a British actress who climbed from No. 5 in 2008 to now No. 4.
5. Kareena Kapoor moved one slot down from last year.
6. Bipasha Basu is No.6, down from No. 2 in 2008.
7. Lara Dutta moved up to No. 7 from No. 13 in 2008.
8. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan slipped one position from last year.
9. Mehwish Hayat is a Pakistani model-turned-actress.
10. Deepika Padukone is up one position from No. 10 in 2008.
11. Mallika Sherawat is busy breaking into the Hollywood scene. She slipped down from her No. 6 position.
12. Kangana Ranaut moves up four steps from No. 16.
13. Neha Dhupia is up from her No. 17 ranking in 2008.
14. Pooja Chopra was a contestant for Miss World 2009.
15. Asin leaps from No. 22 in 2008 to No. 15.
16. Mehreen Syed is a Pakistani model and makes her debut on the list.
17. Kazz Kumar is a singer known as the Desi 'Gwen Sefani'.
18. Mugdha Godse moved up from 10 positions from last year.
19. Minnie Gupta was featured in Playboy.
20. Shilpa Shetty Kundra is down from six place from last year. I hardly think the newlywed minds.
21. Padma Lakshmi is expecting her miracle baby in 2010. She was No. 19 in 2008.
22. Ekta Chowdhry is the winner of the prestigious Pantaloons Femina Miss India Universe 2009.
23. Vidya Balan returns to the list after a brief absence.
24. Riya Sen was position at No. 15 last year.
25. Noureen Dewulf makes her debut on the list.
26. Sonam Kapoor moved up from No. 34 to No. 26.
27. Malaika Arora-Khan is an actress who slipped from No. 8 to No. 27.
28. Tasmin Lucia Khan is a British journalist of Bangladeshi descent for BBC. She was ranked last year at No. 27.
29. Celina Jaitly retains her position at No. 29.
30. Hadiqa Kiani is a Pakistani pop singer who was ranked at No. 35.
31. Sherlyn Chopra moves up 10 positions this year.
32. Miss Independent aka Natasha Khan is aPakistani-Britian alternative rock musician. She was previously ranked at No. 39.
33. Rani Mukherjee moved five points up the list for this year.
34. Norah Jones is a successful singer who moved up from last year's ranking of No. 37.
35. Gulzaeb Beg Ali is a Pakistani-Britian model and television presenter. She makes her debut on the list this year.
36. Rakhi Sawant was ranked at No. 32 last year.
37. Minissha Lamba is up from No. 40 to No. 37 this year.
38. Ayesha Takia Azmi is an actress who slipped five spots.
39. Preity Zinta is an actress who ranked at No. 36 last year.
40. Tina Sugandh is an Indian-American writier, singer, table player, guitarist, dancer and actress. She is new on the list.
41. Sophie Choudhry is a former MTV VJ-turned-actress who dropped from No. 24.
42. Miss Pooja aka Gurinder Kaur Kainth is a singer and makes her debut on the list.
43. Simone Bienne is a psychosexual relationship and couples therapist who makes her debut this year. She is of Indian and Swiss-Czech descent.
44. Sania Mirza is a tennis star who moved up two spots.
45. Anoushka Shankar moves up two from No. 47.
46. Dilshad Vadsaria is an American actress of Pakistani, Indian and Portuguese descent.
47. Esha Deol slipped significantly from No. 21 last year.
48. Konnie Huq is an English television present of Bangladeshi descent.
49. Shruti Haasan made her Bollywood debut this year and also on the sexiest list.
50. Hard Kaur is often called the first female Indian rapper. She makes her debut on the list.