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Vote: Fab-figured Indian body icons!

Last updated on: November 26, 2010 17:28 IST

Vote: Fab-figured Indian body icons!

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On November 24, we brought you a list of international celebs who made it to a list of best body icons. Today, we bring you our desi beauties -- let us know who you think has the most fab figure!

Sure, they're all rich and famous, but that's not why these lovely ladies are being featured here today.

It's mainly because for this bunch, no sacrifice is too great when it comes to looking fabulously fit.

Here, we present to you some of the best Indian bodies -- take our poll and let us know who you think has the most enviable figure and deserves the title of 'Best Body Icon'!

Deepika Padukone

The daughter of a professional sportsman, it's not surprising that Dippy has inherited her father's passion for fitness and the game of badminton. And the result is those tall gams and tight abs!

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Image: Deepika Padukone
Photographs: Atul Kasbekar, Kingfisher Calendar 2006
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Mallika Sherawat

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For all her hisses and kisses, Mallika is a fitness freak -- she's a regular at the gym and maintaining her svelte bod is her topmost priority.

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Image: Mallika Sherawat
Photographs: Courtesy Maxim Magazine
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Bipasha Basu

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The Bong bombshell, who went from voluptuous to super-toned last year even launched her own fitness DVD a few months ago. Her routine involves cardio, weight-training, yoga, pilates, swimming -- pretty much whatever it takes!

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Image: Bipasha Basu
Photographs: Promotional still from Reebok ad campaign
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Shilpa Shetty

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Mrs Raj Kundra is so conscious of her weight, she wears a chain around her waist so that she will know if she packs on any pounds! And she swears by yoga -- like Bips, she put out her own yoga instructional DVD out two years ago.

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Image: Shilpa Shetty
Photographs: Still from Dostana
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Mandira Bedi

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Mandy follows a daily routine of running, walking and stretching, so that when she dons those skimpy cholis and strapless cocktails, it's a look of sheer perfection.

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Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Courtesy Maxim Magazine
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Priyanka Chopra

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Admitting to the appetite of a true 'Punjabi kudi', Piggy Chops nevertheless ensures that she keeps trim with regular hour-long workouts at the gym.

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Image: Priyanka Chopra

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Lara Dutta

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Lara doesn't think much of size zero -- she has even claimed in an interview with FHM Magazine that her curves are her USP! Her fantastic figure can carry off practically anything, which is why she's following in Shilpa and Bipasha's footsteps to launch her own fitness video.

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Image: Lara Dutta
Photographs: Cover of FHM Magazine
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Kareena Kapoor

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Another diva that's distanced herself from size zero, Bebo is looking as lovely as ever in her new, fuller-bodied avatar. Her fitness levels are at an alltime high -- she has even helped her fitness trainer Rujuta Diwekar and yoga instructor Payal Gidwani Tiwari launch wellness books.

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Image: Kareena Kapoor
Photographs: Still from Tashan
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Esha Deol

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This B-Town starlet has been out of action for quite awhile, but when it comes to great figures, she's still at the top. Ever since she brought about the metamorphosis from chubby youngster to hard-bodied hottie by hitting the gym with a vengeance, Esha has managed to maintain the look.

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Image: Esha Deol

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Malaika Arora Khan

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And finally, we come to Munni, who's the only yummy mummy on the list -- and that only serves to boost her reputation. Dancing, kick-boxing, aerobics and a healthy diet have kept her preternaturally preserved.

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Image: Malaika Arora Khan
Photographs: Courtesy Maxim Magazine
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So who do you think is the best Indian body icon? Take the poll below and let us know!



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