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Lebanese singer and actress Haifa Wehbe along with Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Deepika Padukone are among the World's 30 Most Beautiful Women of 2014 in a poll conducted by the website Hollywoodbuzz.
Haifa Wehbe (Instagram)
The poll conducted by the Hollywood website was closed on December 14, 2013 and more than 4 Million people voted in the poll. Chosen by people, the list comprises of some of the strongest, intelligent, popular, attractive, beautiful and successful women in 2013-2014.
While the Lebanese beauty took the 24 position, Aishwarya clinched the fourth position and Deepika ranked 29 on the list.
Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses at the launch of a cosmetic brand in Mumbai late December 19, 2013. (AFP)
Haifa Wehbe rose to fame in the Arab world as runner up in Miss Lebanon and later through the release of her debut album Houwa El-Zaman in 2002.
She is known through her music for her beauty, showmanship, sex appeal, provocative mannerisms and image.
She has released four studio albums and made her acting debut in 2008 Pepsi-produced film Sea of Stars. Wehbe is one of the most notable singers in the Arab World and is considered one of the most successful Lebanese singers. In 2006, she was on People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people list.
Indian Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone poses at the press conference of her movie 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. (AFP)
However, the list is topped by Italian actress Monica Belluci, model Kate Upton and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie.
A delighted Aishwarya expressed her joy in a statement: "The results of this poll by Hollywood Buzz was brought to my notice in fact by my well-wishers whatsapping me, believe it or not, and I must admit it's overwhelming to hear that over 4 million people across the globe have voted and listed me amongst their top choices with such beautiful and talented women. I say a huge loving thank you to all my well-wishers (fans) for making me smile and always being there for me. More power to our love."
Ash and Deepika are the only Indian women to figure in the list which consists largely of Hollywood names including actresses Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, and Jennifer Lawrence. The list of 30 also includes musicians Beyonce, Katy Perry and Rihanna, with a sprinkling of models like Adriana Lima, Irina Shayk and Miranda Kerr.
The following are the names in the complete list:
1. Monica Bellucci
2. Kate Upton
3. Angelina Jolie
4. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
5. Irina Shayk
6. Meryem Uzerli
7. Charlize Theron
8. Amber Heard
10. Scarlet Johansson
11. Megan Fox
12. Adriana Lima
13. Halle Berry
14. Eva Mendes
15. Miranda Kerr
16. Katy Perry
17. Amanda Seyfried
18. Olivia Wilde
19. Mila Kunis
20. Kristen Stewart
21. Kim Kardashian
22. Jennifer Lawrence
23. Taylor Swift
24. Haifa Wehbe
26. Candice Swanepoel
27. Jessica Alba
28. Anne Hathaway
29. Deepika Padukone
30. Fan Bingbing
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