Lata Mangeshkar beats Madhuri Dixit Nene to be voted as India’s Most Admired Woman!

Bollywood’s legendary singer had yet another achievement to celebrate

Lata Mangeshkar has been dubbed India’s Most Admired Woman in a new poll. The Gulaab Gang heroine took the fifth spot in the survey, conducted by BharatMatrimony on 8179 men to mark International Women’s Day.

35 percent of respondents voted for the 84-year-old legendary singer as India’s most iconic woman. The veteran star was followed closely by retired Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi who scored 26 percent votes. While Boxer Mary Kom who will soon be portrayed on screen by Priyanka Chopra stood third. Social activist Medha Patkar grabbed fourth spot. Madhuri Dixit bagged 7 percent votes and bagged the fifth position.

Kaushik Tiwari, Head of Marketing at one of India’s most trusted match making sites, said that the survey was conducted to express their respect and admiration for women.