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VOTE: Who is the hottest model of 2013?

Last updated on: December 31, 2013 21:15 IST

VOTE: Who is the hottest model of 2013?

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These hotties have been the toast of the fashion world this year. But who is the hottest of them all? Tell us!

From runways to calendars and international beauty pageants -- these hotties have made the most of 2013.

In the pages to follow, we bring you a look at all of them. Take our poll and let us know who you think is best!

We start with Malvika Raaj who played the young Kareena Kapoor in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.

Raaj was one of the contestants at the Femina Miss India contest in 2010. She's been making heads turn at the Lakme Fashion Week where she's walked for several top designers including Satya Paul.

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Image: Malvika Raaj
Photographs: Courtesy Malvika Raaj's Facebook page

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Dayana Erappa

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She nailed the Lakme Fashion Week auditions last year in her very first attempt and has since been a regular face on the runway.

With her chiselled features and a great sense of humour (see this if you don't believe us) Bengaluru girl Dayana Erappa is one of the rising stars of the year.

(More about Dayana Erappa here)

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Image: Dayana Erappa
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/ Rediff.com

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Srishti Rana

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It has been a great year for Srishti Rana who made India proud when she returned home with the Miss Asia Pacific World title earlier this year.

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Image: Srishti Rana
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/ Rediff.com

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Arshia Ahuja

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Runway regular Arshia Ahuja has been on a roll this year which she began with this daring Maxim cover shoot in January.

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Image: Arshia Ahuja
Photographs: Courtesy Arshia Ahuja's Facebook page

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Manasvi Mamgai

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She may not have been able to win the Miss World crown in 2010 but Manasvi Mamgai is now one of the most recognisable faces at the fashion weeks and in print campaigns.

The 26-year-old has now set her eyes on the big screen and is set to make her debut alongside Ajay Devgn in Action Jackson directed by Prabhudeva.

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Image: Manasvi Mamgai
Photographs: Rediff Archives

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Natasha Ramchandran

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With her unconventional looks and a short crop Natasha Ramchandran stands out from the crowd.

The 5'9" model holds a degree in fashion from NIFT and wanted to be a journalist while growing up. She now walks the runway for the some of the biggest fashion designers in India.

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Image: Natasha Ramchandran
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/ Rediff.com

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Salome Polaki

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This former Kingfisher swimsuit model has a body to die for and has been one of the few non-Bollywood faces to be featured on magazine covers this year.

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Image: Salome Polaki
Photographs: Cover of Femina, March 2013

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Archana Akhil Kumar

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Yet another model who's beaten several Bollywood stars and made it to magazine covers (thrice) this year (here, here and here), Archana Akhil Kumar is also one of the most sought-after runway queens.

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Image: Archana Akhil Kumar
Photographs: Uday Kuckian/ Rediff.com

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Kanishtha Dhankar

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Former Miss India Kanishtha Dhankar made a great start in 2012 and has continued her streak on magazine covers and runways around the country besides of course featuring in the Kingfisher Swimsuit calendar 2013.

More on Kanishtha Dhankar here

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Image: Kanishtha Dhankar
Photographs: Courtesy Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick

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Adhya Shetty

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Meet the hot new kid on the block. Winner of the 2012 Miss Maxim contest, Adhya Shetty set the April issue of the magazine on fire with this stunning cover.

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Image: Adhya Shetty
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, April 2013

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Rochelle Maria Rao

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The sexy host of Extraaa Innings, Rochelle Maria Rao upped the glam quotient at the annual Indian Premiere League. The Chennai-based model is also a former Femina Miss India and will also be seen in 2014's Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.

(More about Rochelle Maria Rao here and pictures from the launch of the calendar here.)

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Image: Rochelle Maria Rao
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/ Rediff.com

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Nicole Faria

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Yet another model who's bagged a spot in the all-prestigious Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar is Nicole Faria.

Winner of the 2010 Miss Earth contest, we've seen Nicole Faria make heads turn on the ramp.

And as we were also to learn, she also loves taking great pictures (see here).

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Image: Nicole Faria
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/ Rediff.com

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Pallavi Singh

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The Prasad Bidapa protege, Pallavi Singh has literally done hundreds of shows for some of the most prominent Indian designers and promises to go places in the years to come.

And oh did we mention that she started the year with a bang with this super hot cover shoot?

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Image: Pallavi Singh
Photographs: Lakme Fashion week 2013

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Sonalika Sahay

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Ramp stunner, the face of Christian Dior watches in India and a mother of two, Sonalika Sahay made her debut as an entrepreneur this year with the launch of her online boutique Style Arrest.

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Image: Sonalika Sahay
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/ Rediff.com

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Sony Kaur

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We round off this list with Sony Kaur.

The exotic stunner who gave up her education to be a model has been at it since she was 16 and rocking fashion week runways across the country. With distinct features and a stunning figure, this one is a photographer's delight.

(More on Sony Kaur here)

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Image: Sony Kaur
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/ Rediff.com
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