Check out the latest list of the top 10 female national crushes of India in 2023. Social media has made it possible for anything to go viral nationwide in just a matter of seconds. People love to share their favorites on the internet, which can quickly lead to nationwide fame.
In this post, we will delve into the story of the young women who have captured the hearts of the nation and become India’s newest crushes. From the top 10 list, you can find out who these girls are and what has made them so popular. So, take a look and don’t forget to share your own crush in the comments section.
10. Shirley Setia:
Shirley Setia is a talented Indian singer who rose to internet fame at a young age. Her charming looks and captivating voice have made her a popular national crush in India. She was raised in Auckland city and graduated from the University of Auckland city. As a child, Shirley always dreamed of becoming a Bollywood actress. Her chance finally came when she won a T-Series contest. While in college, she worked as a radio jockey. After her victory in the contest, she began posting her singing videos on YouTube, where she collaborated with artists from the US, UK, India, and Canada. This is how she quickly became an internet sensation and the nation’s darling crush.
9. Sakshi Malik:
Meet another stunning beauty from Bollywood who suddenly became the national crush of India. She made headlines with her appearance in the chart-topping song “Bom Diggy Diggy” and quickly gained internet fame. Today, she boasts a following of 6.1 million on Instagram. Originally from New Delhi, Sakshi Malik later moved to Mumbai. Early in her career, she worked as a model for Toabh. From a young age, she aspired to be a model and honed her skills by participating in college fashion shows. Currently, she continues to captivate audiences with her alluring photos and videos on social media.
8. Akanksha Sharma:
Akanksha Sharma, daughter of Sakshi Sarma, kickstarted her career as a former model. She was born in Haryana and studied architecture at Indraprastha University. Akanksha has taken part in various fashion shows, including Fab India.
She gained recognition for her performance on the second season of India’s Next Top Model on MTV, but decided to prioritize her education after that. Akanksha firmly believes in the importance of education and maintains that one can balance both academics and looks. She serves as a prime example of intelligence and beauty. Recently, she was also named as one of India’s most beautiful female crushes.
7. Amyra Dastur:
Amyra Dastur is a well-known Indian actress who has acted in films across various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and international productions. Her stunning figure and adorable smile have earned her a place in the world of glamour. From a young age, Amyra had aspirations of becoming an actress. At the age of 16, she began her modeling career. Her first film appearance was in the film “Issaq”. During the early stages of her modeling career, she appeared in numerous commercials for brands such as Vodafone, Dove, and Airtel. In addition to modeling, she has also walked for several renowned fashion designers.
6. Smriti Mandhana:
Smriti Mandhana is a talented cricketer and is currently India’s national crush in 2023. Her exceptional playing skills and charming smile have captured the hearts of many. Smriti rose to prominence in a short period of time. She scored the fastest fifty for India in women’s T20 international fixtures, which led to her overnight fame. Smriti is one of two Indian players who have signed with the prestigious Australian Big Bash League, representing the Brisbane Heat. Furthermore, she is the only cricketer to be listed in the ICC Women’s Team of the year 2016.
5. Sanjana Sanghi:
Sanjana Sanghi rose to fame for her appearances in the films “Hindi Medium” and “Fukrey.” She later secured the lead role opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in the blockbuster film “Dil-Bechara.” Sanjana’s career in the Bollywood industry started with the film “Rockstar.” She has also been featured in several TV commercials for the brands such as Coca-Cola, Myntra, Tanishq and others. With her charming personality, Sanjana has become a well-known figure in the industry.
4. Rashmika Mandanna:
Google has named Rashmika Mandanna as India’s National Crush. This talented actress has made a name for herself in the South film industry with her breakthrough performances in popular movies like Pushpa, Anjani Putra, and Chamak. Rashmika’s stunning looks and on-screen presence have captured the hearts of audiences across the nation. Before her rise to fame, she won several awards and recognition, including “La Mode Bangalore’s Top Model” and “Clean and Clear’s Fresh Face of India.” Rashmika has established herself as one of the most sought-after actresses in the film industry.
3. Priya Prakash Varrier:
The girl who captivated everyone’s hearts with her charming wink in a movie scene, is none other than Priya Prakash Varrier. Her iconic moment from the film “Oru Adaar Love” took the internet by storm and was widely shared across the world. In just 24 hours, Priya gained 600k followers on Instagram and became the national crush of India. Not just an actress, she is also a talented model, singer, and dancer. She began her career in 2017 and in 2018, she was the most searched personality on Google. In an interview, Priya shared her dream of working with actors such as Dhanish, Suriya, Vijay, and Vijay Sethupathi.
2. Himanshi Khurana:
Himanshi Khurana rose to fame after her appearance in the popular Punjabi song “Soch” by Hardy Sandhu. Dubbed as the Aishwarya Rai of Punjab and the national crush of India, she was once a medical science student, with her father envisioning her future as a nurse. However, her love for the limelight prevailed when a family member noticed her photogenic qualities and encouraged her to pursue modeling. After winning several beauty contests, including Miss Ludhiana, she moved to Delhi and worked for various brands. She also appeared on Big Boss 13, where her romantic relationship with Asim Riaz became a public interest. Himanshi can be seen in numerous Punjabi music videos such as Surma Bole, Distance, High Standard, and Khyaal Rakhya Kar.
1. Disha Patani:
Disha Patani holds the title of being one of the most popular national crushes in India. She is widely known for her stunning looks and impressive acting abilities, making her one of the hottest young Bollywood actresses in 2023. Her acting career started with a Telugu film called ‘Loafer’, but she gained widespread recognition after her debut in the biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian former captain of cricket in the film “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” acted by Sushant Singh Rajput. This film kickstarted her career and led her to star in several successful movies including “Baaghi 2”, “Malang”, and “Radhe”. In addition to acting, Disha Patani is a fitness enthusiast who is passionate about dance and boxing, as her social media presence showcases.