Mumbai: According to a survey, actor Anushka Sharma is the most engaging and influential star on social media. Anushka has beaten her Dil Dhadakne Do co-star Priyanka Chopra.
The survey, conducted by the USA-based global technology company that tracks over 600 mainstream media outlets across languages, has ranked celebrities on the basis of their appearance in the news.
The data was collected from sources like Facebook, Twitter, and from other social media, broadcast etc. While Anushka is on top with the score of 71.90, Priyanka Chopra is on the second position with 50.34. Deepika Padukone, who is basking in the success of her last release, Padmaavat, holds the 3rd position, with a score of 40.09. Kangana Ranaut is at number 4th position.
Anushka made her acting debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the highly successful romance Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, which earned a Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination. She rose to prominence with starring roles in Yash Raj Films’ romances Band Baaja Baaraat and Jab Tak Hai Jaan, latter won her a Best Supporting Actress award at Filmfare.
In the 2015 crime thriller NH10, which also marked her production debut, and the 2016 romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
The list of top ten other actresses includes Sunny Leone, Sonam Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Taapse Pannu and Madhuri Dixit.
Anushka Sharma married the cricketer Virat Kohli last year in December.
In 2016 Priyanka Chopra, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award and Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.
After winning Miss India World, Chopra was cast as the female lead in Abbas-Mustan’s romantic thriller Humraaz.