IndiaToday.in New Delhi, December 18, 2015 | UPDATED 16:31 IST
Former One Direction singer, Zayn Malik, topped the list of '50 Asia's Sexiest Men' poll, followed by Hrithik Roshan, who secured the second position. Last year, Hrithik Roshan obtained the first position, though he is the highest placed Indian since past five years. Other Indian actors, Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Salman Khan also made it to the list, in top 10. Shah Rukh Khan is the oldest in the list, while, Virat Kohli is the only sports person.
Many India television actors made it to the list including, Kushal Tandon, Gautam Rode, Mohit Sehgal etc.
List of Top 10 Sexiest Asian Men:
1. Zayn Malik: Born in England, Zayn Malik got his fame after the British television series, 'The X Factor'. He was eliminated as a solo performer though he came back with a group, called One Direction. He won many awards and titles and even performed on worldwide tours
2. Hrithik Roshan: Referred as one of the most attractive male celebrity of India, Hrithik Roshan is one of the leading actors in Bollywood. Forbes ranked him as the second most 'Powerful Indian Film Star'
3. Ali Zafar: The Pakistani singer and actor started his career as a music composer and went on to make his career as an actor in films. He was voted as the 'Sexiest Asian on the Planet' in 2013. In 2015, in the Karawood Film Festival, he was named as the 'Most Versatile Artist'
4. Barun Sobti: TV actor, Barun Sobti initially worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for seven years. He appeared in TV series 'Baat Hamari Pakki Hai' and gained fame in 'Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon'. He was awarded with the People's Choice Awards and Indian Television Academy Awards in 2012
5. Vivian Dsena: The TV actor, gained fame from TV series, 'Madhubala- Ek Ishq Ek Junoon' and he was awarded the Indian Television Academy Award, Indian Telly Award and Zee Gold Award
6. Fawad Khan: In 2015, Fawad Khan was named as the 'Most Beautiful Man of the Year' at Vogue Beauty Awards. He also became the first Pakistani to be featured on the cover of Indian Magazine Filmfare
7. Salman Khan: In 2004, Salman Khan was listed as the seventh best looking man in the world in People Magazine- USA. In 2010, Indian's People Magazine named him as the Sexiest Man Alive. In 2013, Salman Khan was named as India's 'Most Searched Celebrity Online'
8. Shahid Kapoor: In 2009, Shahid Kapoor was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Award for his role in film 'Kaminey'. In 2009, PETA voted him as the 'Sexiest Male Vegetarian in Asia'
9. Shah Rukh Khan: He is regarded as the 'King of Bollywood'. In 1997, Shah Rukh Khan was awarded with the 'Best Indian Citizen' Award. In 2009, he was named as one of the 'Most Powerful Entertainer of the Decade'