A popular, Singapore based video streaming website has done extensive research and have released an analysis paper on the popularity of Indian actors and actresses abroad. Surprisingly, Indian Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif has come out on the top of that list.
According to the report, Katrina is the most popular Bollywood actress outside India. She is followed by Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kajol. The findings are a part of consumption trend study done by Spuul, a video-on-demand (VOD) streaming platform for Bollywood and regional movies. The report is based on a demographic data and consumption pattern which resulted in interesting insights about what Indians and Indian diaspora are viewing. As per the study, Diljit Dosanjh is the most popular Punjabi actor outside India. Neeru Bajwa finds the second spot in the list, followed by Jimmy Sheirgill. Subin Subaiah, CEO of Spuul said, "Last year, we saw high demand for Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies. This year we aim to make Bhojpuri, Marathi and Bengali movies accessible to all as we see it getting more popularity. The data in the report was gathered from January 1 to December 31, 2017 from more than 40 million registered Spuul users in India, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and the UAE.
Who according to you should have topped that list?