downloadPriyanka Chopra defeats Kareena Kapoor andKatrina Kaif to claim the crown of sexiest Asian woman on the planet this year. 

Following a record-breaking number of people from different continents voting for UK based, Eastern Eye newspaper’s world-renowned list, the gorgeous Priyanka Chopra secured top spot with Kareena Kapoor coming second and Katrina Kaif third.

A permanent fixture in the top three in recent years, the beauty queen turned A-list Bollywoodstar beat off very tough competition from some of the most stunning women from around the world. It has rounded off a dream year for Priyanka, which included a starring role in super-hit film Agneepath, delivering a superb performance in India’s official entry to the Oscars, Barfi and launching an international pop career alongside chart-topping singer Clearly delighted with the win.

Eastern Eye showbiz editor Asjad Nazir, who annually puts together the popular list together and is chairman of the judging panel, believes a dream year will give Priyanka Chopra the perfect platform to possibly becoming a Hollywood star in 2013. “The sheer diversity of the projects that Priyanka did in 2012 combined with her close connection to fans online worked in her favour and added to her already impressive fan base. That is why she was able to beat off pop stars, TV personalities, models and fellow film stars. I am sure she will build on this success by becoming a successful international pop star and cracking Hollywood in a big way in the next couple of years,” said Asjad.