London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the world’s most admired Indian according to an annual study by YouGov, an internet-based market research and data analytics firm headquartered in UK. The survey was conducted through online voting and Modi held the highest position of all the Indians on the list, while his global ranking is number six.
Modi is the only Indian politician on the list. The remainder of the Indian presence is made up only of Bollywood actors. No Indian businessman or sports star made the cut.
Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan are on the top 20 most admired men list. Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and former beauty queens Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai were on the top 20 women list.