They have name, fame and attitude that make women go swooning over them. They are icons in their own field, but what make them stand-out over the rest is their fierce personality and natural charm. The following five men have claimed their own spaces in the hearts of Indian girls ranging from as young as ten years to as old as eighty and each of these girls have their own reasons to worship their ‘hero’.
Salman Khan is still the most eligible bachelor of B-town. With each of his recent films strolling past the 100 million mark, the actor is presently box office’s hottest selling trump card. One of the first Indian actors to portray a perfect six-pack abs, Salman became famous overnight after his shirtless stint in the song ‘o o jaane jaana’ from the film Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. Salman has a heart of pure gold, a Greek God like physique and a childlike nature; making him ‘Dabangg’ in every way. The actor has a natural charm that makes women go crazy for him.Ranbir Kapoor
Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, Ranbir is yet another jewel in the ‘Kapoor’ family. His boyish looks, charming nature, lean physique and captivating smile make girls go weak at their knees. Ranbir has proved his acting talents by giving many critically and commercially acclaimed performances; no wonder the actor is seen as the future of Bollywood. Ranbir’s closeness to his mother makes the idea of “mama’s boy” seem so appealing. Girls go crazy for him and mothers appreciate him.Yuvraj Singh
He is one of the most famous icons in India - not only for his 6 consecutive sixes at the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup, but for battling the deadly cancer and returning to join cricket. Yuvraj is young, fierce and handsome. This tough guy from Punjab has shown the world that it’s possible to fight against a deadly disease like cancer and then return to live a normal life. Yuvraj’s off-field link-ups with several Bollywood actresses have only increased his popularity quotient!Virat Kohli
Hugely popular among teenage girls, this right handed batsman was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. Virat captained the Under-19 team to victory in U/19 Cricket World Cup. Ever since then he has been climbing up the ladder of success, and is widely regarded as a youth icon. He has achieved a permanent place in the Indian cricket team even before reaching 25. Virat’s rugged look catalysed by his arrogant yet sexy attitude gives him the look of a modern day ‘angry young man’; something that makes his female fans to go wild for him.Siddharth Mallya
Siddharth Mallya is the eldest son of Vijay Mallya. Heir to the throne of the vast Mallya empire, Siddharth is one of the most popular youth icons in India. He is the team director of the IPL’s Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Siddharth Mallya came into media’s limelight when he started dating actress Deepika Padukone in 2010. ‘Filthy rich’ and ‘smoking hot’ are two adjectives that best describe Mallya among the ladies.