Narendra Modi most popular Indian, Mary Kom most popular Indian woman: YouGov Survey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only Indian in YouGov’s list of the World’s most famous top-10 people. He is at number six in this list with 4.8%.


New Delhi| Prime Minister Narendra Modi is soaring in the heights of popularity even in his second term, revealed a survey. According to a survey conducted by YouGov Prime Minister Narendra Modi tops the list of popularity trumping world leaders and cricketers such as Barak Obama, Sachin Tendulkar etc. The organization conducted a survey of 42 thousand people from 41 countries in two different categories for men and women.

In the Men’s category, PM Modi tops the chart with 15.66% people in favour of them. Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni stands second in the survey with 8.58% while Indian businessman Ratan Tata stands third with 8.02%. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is sixth while Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is at number seven. India’s successful cricket captain Virat Kohli at number eight.

1. Narendra Modi 15.66%
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni 8.58%
3. Ratan Tata 8.02%
4. Barack Obama 7.36%
5. Bill Gates 6.96%
6. Amitabh Bachchan 6.55%
7. Sachin Tendulkar 5.81%
8. Virat Kohli 4.46%
9. Shahrukh Khan 3.63%
10. Jackie Chen 3.44%

Among women, Boxer and Olympic Gold Medal winner Mary Kom tops the list with 10.36%. While former IPS officer Kiran Bedi (9.46%) is second and veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar (9.23%) is third. India’s former external affairs minister Late. Sushma Swaraj was named fourth in the list.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai is also very popular in India. She is ranked sixth on this list with 5.75%. While Michelle Obama (5.53%), wife of former US President Barack Obama, is at number seven.

1. Mary Kom 10.36%
2. Kiran Bedi 9.46%
3. Lata Mangeshkar 9.23%
4. Sushma Swaraj 7.13%
5. Deepika Padukone 6.35%
6. Malala Yousafzai 5.75%
7. Michelle Obama 5.53%
8. Priyanka Chopra 5.11%
9. Aishwarya Rai 5.10%
10. Sushmita Sen 4.52%

Two Indian women and two men in America’s most famous top-20

At the same time, two Indian men Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and two women Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai are in the top-20 list of America’s most famous personalities. Salman (0.47%) is at 17th and Amitabh (0.46%) is at number 18. While Priyanka Chopra (0.52%) is 18th and Aishwarya Rai (0.41%) in the list of women.

Modi is the only Indian in the World Top-10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only Indian in YouGov’s list of the World’s most famous top-10 people. He is at number six in this list with 4.8%. Shahrukh Khan and Salman made it to the top-20 list for the first time. Shah Rukh (2.2%) is 16th and Salman (1.7%) is at number 18. At the same time, in the list of the most popular women in the world, Deepika Padukone (2.8%) is 13th in the list, Priyanka Chopra (2.8%) 14th, Aishwarya Rai (2.7%) 16th and Sushmita Sen (2.2%) are 17th.


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