Amitabh, Sridevi voted most admired actors
Posted on: 05:21 PM IST Dec 21, 2012
New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and yesteryear diva Sridevi have been voted as the most admired celebrities, in a new mobile survey. In the 'Vuclip Icons of the Year 2012' mobile survey, Amitabh walked away with 43 percent votes.
Sridevi, who made her Bollywood comeback after 15 years with 'English Vinglish', left behind the likes of Kareena Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Vidya Balan with 33 percent votes, said a statement from Vuclip, independent mobile, video and media company.
"I am humbled to see the overwhelming response from my fans. I would like to take this opportunity to thank them once again for their love, blessings and unstinted support towards me and my movies. Whatever I have achieved in life is because of the love and support of my fans," Sridevi said in a statement.
Among the most admired Bollywood composers, AR Rahman emerged victorious with 70 percent votes, while Sonu Nigam bagged the title of the most admired male playback singer.
Aditya Chopra was chosen as the most admired Bollywood filmmaker.
"These findings reflect the opinions and expectations of a hundred thousand Indians on whom they view as an ideal leader. Being the most admired icon means more than just being successful," said Nikhil Naik, director, India Business, Vuclip.
The complete list is as follows:
Bollywood's Most Admired Actor- Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood's Most Admired Actress- Sridevi
Bollywood's Favourite Film Maker- Aditya Chopra
Bollywood's Favourite Music Composer- A.R. Rahman
Bollywood's Favourite Male Playback Singer- Sonu Nigam
Bollywood's Favourite Female Playback Singer- Sunidhi Chauhan
Most Admired Hollywood actress- Angelina Jolie
Most Admired Hollywood actor- Johnny Depp
Most Admired International female singer- Lady Gaga
Most Admired International male singer- Bruno Mars
Most Admired Business Icon- Ratan Tata
Most Admired Sportsperson- Saina Nehwal
Most Admired Woman Leader- Dr. Preetha Reddy
Most Admired Young Political Leader- Rahul Gandhi