Baahubali Star Prabhas Named As Number One South Asian Celebrity In The World By UK-Based ‘Eastern Eye’ Weekly Newspaper
The Radhe Shyam actor gained limelight for the movies Bahubali: The Beginning and Bahubali: The Conclusion. Moreover, he is famous for Telugu blockbusters Bujjigadu, Billa and Darling. The actor was chosen for his ability to spotlight the regional language films in India. In the list of 50 Asian Celebrities In The World, Prabhas has topped the list among many global stars. The global stars were from various domains like some people were from film, television, literature, music and social media.
Asjad Nazir, who edited the list of Eastern Eye said, “Prabhas has drawn attention to regional language films in India in a way not seen before. He has shown that Bollywood is no longer the boss and inspired everyone to release Indian movies in multiple languages simultaneously.” The upcoming films of Prabhas include Radhe Shyam, Adipurush, Salaar and Spirit. In the movie Radhe Shyam, Prabhas is paired with Pooja Hegde and the movie is set to release on January 14, 2022.
The actors have been listed according to their incredible work, positive impact of their work, generated fan attention or just inspired in their own way. British Pakistani Actor and musician Riz Ahmed scored the second position. He gained this position due to his fabulous work in Hollywood. Moreover, he has become the first Muslim to get an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in Sound of Metal. He rose his voice against Islamophobia.
Further, Priyanka Chopra has secured the third position where as Shreya Ghoshal has secured the fifth position among singers. Shehnaz Gill has scored 10th position, where as 79-year-old Amitabh Bachchan has scored 32nd position and the 18-year-old actress Sumbul Touqeer Khan has scored 16th position for her title role in hit serial Imlie.
Other celebrities in the 2021 list include Diljit Dosanjh securing 11th position, Lilly Singh securing 12th position, Taapsee Pannu securing 14th position, Vijay securing 15th position, Rubina Dilaik securing 17th position and Akshay Kumar securing 18th position.