Padma Lakshmi defeats Aishwarya
Supermodels Padma Lakshmi and Lakshmi Menon have beaten Indian beauties Aishwarya Rai and Freida Pinto in a most desirable women poll conducted by a portal.
Padma Lakshmi has grabbed the 15th position in top 99 women poll leaving behind former Miss World and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Ash stands in 63rd position while Slumdog Millionaire star Frieda Pinto holds the 50th position. Menon stands at 45th position.
"I am delighted that the readers of this portal have chosen to include me on their list. I am extremely flattered," Padma has been quoted.
Canadian actress Emmanuelle Chriqui tops the list. Singer Beyonce Knowles grabbed the sixth position, Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and Tranformers star Megan Fox stands at seventh and 11th spots respectively.
The voting was open for six weeks.