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IMAGES: India's take on the Hot 100 Women of 2012!

Last updated on: September 10, 2012 19:24 IST

IMAGES: India's take on the Hot 100 Women of 2012!

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Maxim India has released its annual Hot 100 list of ladies for this year -- we bring you the top 30.

Here's a look at the women who topped magazine Maxim India's 2012 Hot 100 list -- actresses, models, even a reality star or two.

And interestingly, not everyone in the list is Indian!

1. Kareena Kapoor

Bollywood's reigning actress emerged victorious -- 31-year-old Bebo is a force to be reckoned with, when it comes to both talent and tantalising looks!


Image: Kareena Kapoor
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, September 2012

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2. Deepika Padukone

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Hot on Kareena's heels is the Bangalorean beauty, 26. Dippy's a former supermodel, so it's not surprising that she's always ramp-ready.


Image: Deepika Padukone
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, August 2011

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3. Bipasha Basu

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The Bong bombshell, 33, only seems to get better with age -- Bips looks sexier now than she did a decade ago!


Image: Bipasha Basu
Photographs: Cover of Man's World India, April 2012

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4. Priyanka Chopra

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Piggy Chops has hit the big 3-0, but shows no signs of slowing down -- each public appearance is sheer perfection.


Image: Priyanka Chopra
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, October 2011

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5. Katrina Kaif

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Twenty eight-year-old Kat rounded off the top five on the list -- she's easily B-Town's most valuable import!


Image: Katrina Kaif
Photographs: Cover of FHM India, June 2011

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6. Bar Refaeli

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The Israeli supermodel, 27, is the first firang on the list at Number Six -- one look at her in lingerie and you know the reason behind her international appeal!


Image: Bar Refaeli
Photographs: Passionata ad campaign fall/winter 2012
Tags: Israeli

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7. Sonam Kapoor

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Maxim's seventh-hottest gal is one of the country's biggest fashionistas -- and 27-year-old Sonam is very easy on the eyes too.


Image: Sonam Kapoor
Photographs: Cover of Marie Claire India, June 2011

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8. Anushka Sharma

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The 24-year-old star has started baring her bod of late and it's paying off in spades -- the sight of her in a bikini has men melting!


Image: Anushka Sharma
Photographs: Cover of FHM India, August 2012

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9. Chitrangada Singh

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At 36, Chitrangada may not be as young or as high-profile a celeb as some others on the list, but when it boils down to sensuality, she sails past rivals with ease.


Image: Chitrangada Singh
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, December 2011

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10. Nargis Fakhri

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With her sultry pout and to-die-for figure, it's hardly surprising that bold and beautiful Nargis, 32, made it to the top 10.


Image: Nargis Fakhri
Photographs: Courtesy Harper's Bazaar India

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11. Kate Upton

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The 20-year-old American catwalk queen is Sports Illustrated's covergirl of the year and now this is another feather in her cap -- 2012 certainly seems to belong to Kate.


Image: Kate Upton
Photographs: Beach Bunny swimwear ad campaign
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12. Mila Kunis

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The 29-year-old Black Swan star has occasionally stated in interviews that she doesn't think she's exceptionally goodlooking -- the rest of the planet disagrees, Mila!


Image: Mila Kunis
Photographs: Cover of Harper's Bazaar Arabia, May 2012

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13. Jacqueline Fernandez

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Her fabulous curves and striking face saw Sri Lankan sensation Jacqueline, 27, to thirteenth position.


Image: Jacqueline Fernandez
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, June 2011

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14. Katy Perry

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Also 27, popster Katy is as pretty as they come -- her voluptuous shape has won her as many admirers as her voice.


Image: Katy Perry
Photographs: California Gurls single cover

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15. Mallika Sherawat

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Bold, brash and brazen, 35-year-old Malli is loves baring her bod every chance she gets -- and no, we're not complaining!


Image: Mallika Sherawat
Photographs: Cover of FHM India, April 2011

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16. Kangna Ranaut

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She's come a long way from smalltown girl to star -- Kangna's all of 25 and has already made a massive success of her career.


Image: Kangna Ranaut
Photographs: Cover of Filmfare Magazine, December 2008

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17. Megan Fox

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The mom-to-be, 26, may be gaining pregnancy weight, but Megan hasn't lost an ounce of her appeal!


Image: Megan Fox
Photographs: Armani Underwear Fall/Winter 2010 ad campaign
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18. Neha Dhupia

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Coming in at 18 we have Neha, 32. A former beauty queen, you'll never catch her looking anything short of stunning.


Image: Neha Dhupia
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, July 2012

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19. Angelina Jolie

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The Hollywood A-lister is 37 and mother to six children, but one of the world's most glamorous, charismatic women -- and let's not forget sexy!


Image: Angelina Jolie
Photographs: Cover of Vanity Fair Magazine, July 2008

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20. Esha Gupta

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This Bollywood newcomer is 23, but she's causing a stir with her unabashed sensuality. Esha rounds off the top 20.


Image: Esha Gupta
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, June 2012

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21. Scarlett Johansson

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In 21st place, with her blonde hair and legendary curves, is sizzling Scarlett, 27.


Image: Scarlett Johansson
Photographs: Dolce and Gabbana ad campaign

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22. Rihanna

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Twenty four-year-old Barbadian singer RiRi makes her debut on the 2012 list at 22 -- she's got it, she flaunts it and everyone notices!


Image: Rihanna
Photographs: Armani Underwear ad campaign
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23. Sunny Leone

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The adult actress, 31, is making her foray into Indian movies and in her short time here, she's managed to rack up both controversies and a huge fanbase!


Image: Sunny Leone
Photographs: Courtesy Sunny Leone's representative Daniel Weber of SunLust Pictures
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24. Kim Kardashian

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The tirelessly self-promoting reality star has a derriere that is more famous than she is! Love her or hate her, there's no denying that Kim, 31, is a hottie.


Image: Kim Kardashian
Photographs: Kim Kardashian on Twitter

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25. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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The British model-turned-actress, 25, has a mesmerising gaze and her bod's a perfect 10, so no suprises here!


Image: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Photographs: Victoria's Secret Catalogue

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26. Anne Hathaway

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Twenty nine-year-old Anne has been in the process of shedding her cutie-pie image -- and her stunning looks are now drawing a lot of attention.


Image: Anne Hathaway
Photographs: Cover of British GQ, March 2010

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27. Adriana Lima

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The Brazilian Victoria's Secret Angel is 31, a mother of one and has a second bun baking in the oven. But you can bet she'll be catwalk-ready within weeks of giving birth! That's amazing Adriana for you.


Image: Adriana Lima
Photographs: Victoria's Secret Catalogue 2012

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28. Jessica Biel

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The future Mrs Justin Timberlake is now 30 and while she hasn't seen much acting success, the world is ga-ga over her spectacular figure!


Image: Jessica Biel
Photographs: Cover of Big Fish Magazine (Greece), September 2009

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29. Lisa Haydon

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Closer home, lovely Lisa, 26, managed to nab 26th spot -- her dusky appeal has found takers on both the runway and the big screen.


Image: Lisa Haydon
Photographs: Still from Rascals

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30. Charlize Theron

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And in 30th place on the list we have South African siren Charlize, 37.

Here's the rest of the Maxim India Hot 100 list for 2012!

31. Nicole Scherzinger
32. Sonakshi Sinha
33. Kaley Cuoco
34. Angela Jonsson
35. Malaika Arora Khan
36. Cameron Diaz
37. Jennifer Lawrence
38. Gauhar Khan
39. Amy Jackson
40. Sarah Jane Dias
41. Jennifer Lopez
42. Brookyn Decker
43. Shruti Hassan
44. Stacy Keibler
45. Blake Lively
46. Asin
47. Minissha Lamba
48. Diana Penty
49. Lady Gaga
50. Kelly Brook
51. Gul Panag
52. Dia Mirza
53. Miranda Kerr
54. Jessica Alba
55. Shakira
56. Jessica Gomes
57. Giselli Monteiro
58. Kelly Kelly
59. Kalki Koechlin
60. Parineeti Chopra
61. Beyonce
62. Lake Bell
63. Riya Sen
64. Olivia Wilde
65. Prachi Desai
66. Olivia Munn
67. Katrina Bowden
68. Mahie Gill
69. Jennifer Love Hewitt
70. Adrianne Palicki
71. Cobie Smulders
72. Genelia D'souza
73. Eva Mendes
74. Ameesha Patel
75. Shazahn Padamsee
76. Sameera Reddy
77. Mugdha Godse
78. Minka Kelly
79. Jiah Khan
80. Vidya Balan
81. Candice Swanepoel
82. Kate Beckinsale
83. Nathalia Kaur
84. Shriya Saran
85. Arianny Celeste
86. Kristen Stewart
87. Christina Hendricks
88. Soha Ali Khan
89. Katrina Law
90. Archana Vijaya
91. Shamita Shetty
92. Emma Stone
93. Trisha Krishnan
94. Sherlyn Chopra
95. Freida Pinto
96. Rachel Nichols
98. Sophie Choudry
98. Veena Malik
99. Abby Elliot


Image: Charlize Theron
Photographs: Cover of Tempo Magazine (Turkey), December 2009

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