Arjun ramapl tops the list of Most Desirable Men of 2012

India has voted and chosen the Times 50 Most Desirable Men of 2012. The 7.01 lakh votes received online on along with our vote decided the winners. TOI talks to Arjun Rampal who tops the list.  

2. Mahesh Babu

Claim to fame: Telugu star Mahesh Babu is called Prince down South for a reason. It's the actor's regal looks and his sauve ways that make him popular. In fact, it is the same charm that he put to good use in his 2012 superhit Businessman

Relationship Status: Married to Namrata Shirodkar

Desirability Quotient: His boyish charm has also earned him another nickname — Milk Boy — and with his recently acquired six pack, this cute boy seems to have transformed into a sexy man


3. Salman Khan

Claim to fame: His films Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2 have only added to the massive fan following Pandey ji has

Relationship Status: Single

Desirability Quotient: Once Salman drops his shirt, there is little else needed for his fans to go breathless. This is one bhai all the girls swoon over


4. Hrithik Roshan

Claim to fame: He started 2012 favourably with a macho role in Agneepath and is now busy with Knight and Day's official Hindi remake Bang Bang Relationship Status: Married to Sussanne Roshan

Desirability Quotient: With his chiseled body, his Greek god looks, and his killer dance moves, this green-eyed sexbod doesn't need much else to sway his fans


5. John Abraham

Claim to fame: John only grows more handsome with each passing year, and his gangster act in Shootout At Wadala is proof of that. In 2012, he also had the releases Housefull 2, Race 2 and I, Me Aur Main

Relationship Status: Dating Priya Runchal

Desirability Quotient: With his hot body and his brawny looks, this hunk is always a hit with the women


6. Akshay Kumar

Claim to fame: Akshay became rowdy in 2012, tried to pull a Joker act, returned as Khiladi 786 and also played God in his production OMG! Oh My God

Relationship Status: Married to Twinkle Khanna

Desirability Quotient: With one of the fittest bodies in the business, this daddy of two still looks as dashing as he did a decade ago


7. Virat Kohli

Claim to fame: This hottie has been hitting one shot after another on the field during the ongoing IPL series, and rising up the popularity charts

Relationship Status: Single

Desirability Quotient: With his impish face and the rugged looks, Virat seems to be batting on a very safe pitch


8. Varun Dhawan- New Entrant

Claim to fame: Varun became a teen sensation with Student Of The Year

Relationship Status: Rumoured to be dating Alia Bhatt

Desirability Quotient: This Punjabi boy is as charming as he is cute. Guess David Dhawan Jr knows what works best with the ladies


9. Ranbir Kapoor

Claim to fame: Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh's son has proven his mettle as an actor, and lady luck has been especially generous to him in 2012, with Barfi! winning him several Best Actor awards

Relationship Status: Rumoured to be dating Katrina Kaif

Desirability Quotient: With his boyish charm, his smooth moves with the ladies and his confidence, this Kapoor has hotness written all over him


10. Rana Daggubati

Claim to fame: A well-known Telugu actor, Rana shot to fame in Bollywood with his debut Hindi film Dum Maaro Dum and had the releases Department, Naa Ishtam, and Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum in 2012

Relationship Status: Rumoured to be seeing Trisha

Desirability Quotient: Better built than most of his contemporaries, this hunk can catch anyone's fancy with his swagger


New Entrants

12. Sidharth Malhotra

Claim to fame: This model-turned-actor debuted with Student Of The Year, and was immediately signed up for his next opposite Parineeti Chopra

Relationship Status: Single

Desirability Quotient: With his smouldering gaze and his toned physique, this is one kukkad kamaal da


14. Prithviraj

Claim to fame: Malayalam star Prithviraj found popularity beyond the South after his Bollywood debut in Aiyya opposite Rani Mukerji

Relationship Status: Married to Supriya Menon

Desirability Quotient: This multi-faceted performer broke many hearts when he tied the knot. Nonetheless, he continues to be a pin-up boy thanks to his dimples and disarming smile


18. Ram Charan

Claim to fame: Chiranjeevi's son Ram Charan isan accomplished Telugu star, who is set to debut in Bollywood in the remake of Zanjeer opposite Priyanka Chopra

Relationship Status: Married to Upasana Kamineni

Desirability Quotient: His dancing skills and sexy smile


19. Randeep Hooda

Claim to fame: If the actor's tough cop act in Jannat 2 was all about talent and a role well done, his character in Jism 2 was just pure hotnessRelationship

Status: Single

Desirability Quotient: His rugged jism


37.Mohit Raina

Claim to fame: His role as Lord Shiva in the TV series Devon Ke Dev: Mahadev, has got him fans nationwide. Apparently, Priyanka Chopra's aunt wants to hook up PC with Mohit

Relationship Status: Rumoured to be seeing TV actress Mouni Roy

Desirability Quotient: There are gentlemanly manners, good looks and godly behaviour — a good combo

any day


43. Raqesh Vashisht

Claim to fame: Raqesh won accolades for his role in the TV serial Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak

Relationship Status: Married to Riddhi Dogra

Desirability Quotient: His boyish appeal


45. Sushant Singh Rajput

Claim to fame: This TV-actor-turned-Bollywood-debutant impressed with Kai Po Che

Relationship Status: Dating Ankita Lokhande

Desirability Quotient: His cute smile and go-getter's attitude


47. Sameer Kochhar

Claim to fame: Sameer has found fame as an anchor for the IPL series

Relationship Status: Married to Radhika Kocchar

Desirability Quotient: This tall, dark and handsome fellow has a way with words


49. Niketan Madhok

Claim to fame: This well-known model found fame again post his stint on Bigg Boss 6

Relationship Status: Single

Desirability Quotient: His style quotient, which still keeps him popular in the fashionable circuits


50. Vishal Karwal

Claim to fame: This TV actor will soon make his Bollywood debut in Vikram Bhatt's next film

Relationship Status: Rumoured to be dating Karishma Kotak

Desirability Quotient: His deep dimples.  (Source:TNN)