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VOTE: Hottest Indian model of 2011!

Last updated on: December 12, 2011 18:46 IST

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They've been the toast of the fashion world all through the year, but who's the sexiest of them all?

They've been blazing on the catwalk, sizzling in calendars and bagging plum assignments all through 2011.

In the following pages, we bring you the best Indian beauties who've taken the industry by storm this year -- vote for who you think is best!

Angela Jonsson

First up we have this half Indian-half Icelandic beauty, who's all of 20 and made a splash as the face of the Kingfisher Calendar 2011. Her career is certainly going places and she's already moving in A-list circles, having been linked to both Ranbir and Shahid Kapoor.

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Image: Angela Jonsson
Photographs: Cover of Maxim India, November 2011

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Ashika Pratt

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Sailing in the same boat we have 21-year-old Ashika. Born in New Zealand but with Indian lineage, she debuted in the Kingfisher Calendar 2010.

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Image: Ashika Pratt
Photographs: Cover of Femina India, August 2010

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Gia Johnson-Singh

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This waifish 26-year-old is a British Punjabi and is busy creating a name for herself in Indian fashion.

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Image: Gia Johnson-Singh
Photographs: Atul Kasbekar/Kingfisher Calendar 2010

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Preeti Dhata

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It's been a good year for the dusky Dhata -- she moved from Delhi to Mumbai and is one of 2011's 'it' girls.

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Image: Preeti Dhata
Photographs: Elite Calendar 2011/Courtesy Elite Model Management

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Jyothsna Chakravarthy

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Bangalore bombshell Jyothsna began modelling only three years ago, but she's in the thick of things with magazine covers and was recently selected to walk for Chanel's Metiers D'Art showing in Paris.

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Image: Jyothsna Chakravarthy
Photographs: Cover of Elle India, November 2011

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Anjali Lavania

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Anjali, 29, has been around for awhile, but has worked her way up to being among the best-known faces on the catwalk circuit. She's also one of Kingfisher's leading bikini babes.

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Image: Anjali Lavania
Photographs: Atul Kasbekar/Kingfisher Calendar 2011

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Shraddha Kapoor

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One of cosmetics giant Lakme's 'faces', Shraddha has yet to make a real impression in Bollywood with her acting skills. But in the world of desi fashion, everyone knows her name!

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Image: Shraddha Kapoor
Photographs: Cover of Marie Claire India, November 2011

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Lisa Haydon

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Twenty five-year-old Lisa's sultry, sexy appeal has upped her profile considerably and she's one of India's new-age supermodels. And courtesy a couple of film appearances, she's also taking on B-Town.

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Image: Lisa Haydon
Photographs: Atul Kasbekar/Kingfisher Calendar 2011

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Vipasha Agarwal

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Soft-spoken smalltown girl Vipasha, 26, turns into a goddess oozing sensuality when she faces the camera. Another of Lakme's brand ambassadors, her exotic looks ensure she's rolling in assignments.

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Image: Vipasha Agarwal
Photographs: Elite Calendar 2011/Courtesy Elite Model Management
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Poonam Pandey

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The PR-savvy Ms Pandey, 20, got herself noticed earlier this year by promising to strip if India won the ICC Cricket World Cup. Of course she didn't, but the bikini-loving hottie became a celebrity alright!

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Image: Poonam Pandey


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Surelee Joseph

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Surelee moved from television to modelling and it was a wise decision -- the dusky 24-year-old is seen strutting her stuff in every showing that matters.

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Image: Surelee Joseph
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani

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Amrit Maghera

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Amrit is a British import with Indian roots. At 28, this model-singer-actress has a lot going for her on the fashion front and features in Lakme campaigns alongside Lisa, Vipasha and Shraddha.

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Image: Amrit Maghera
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani

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Nicole Faria

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Nicole's breakthrough moment came last year when she brought home the Miss Earth crown to India for the first time. And in 2011, the 21-year-old Bangalorean has been going from strength to strength in her career.

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Image: Nicole Faria
Photographs: Cover of Man's World India, March 2011

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Diva Dhawan

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Also 21, Diva's stint in the Elite Calendar 2011 has gotten her noticed, but she's been working toward it since 2007, when she first featured in at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.

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Image: Diva Dhawan
Photographs: Elite Calendar 2011/Courtesy Elite Model Management

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Tara Kurian

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Environmentalist-cum-catwalker Tara started mo9delling in her teens and has started getting noticed by several designers these last two seasons.

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Image: Tara Kurian


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Archana Kumar

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And finally we come to the ab-tastic Archana, who's been a fixture on the ramp in 2011 too. Quite a body -- and quite a pout!

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Image: Archana Kumar
Photographs: Rediff Archives

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So who do you think is November's hottest covergirl? Take the poll below and let us know!


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