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Indians want to have Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone as their travel partners

In a recent survey by booking website, Indian travellers voted for their most desired celebrity travel companions. The results cannot be more surprising.

travel Updated: Apr 06, 2017 12:27 IST

IANS, Mumbai
Deepika Padukone in a still from Piku.
Deepika Padukone in a still from Piku.(Images: YouTube grab)

Most Indians see their travel buddy in megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, claims a recent survey.

However, actors like Bipasha Basu and Vidya Balan found a spot in the list of least popular celebrity travel companions.

In a survey, conducted by online accommodation booking website, Indian travellers voted for their most desired celebrity travel buddies.

As many as 8,400 adults from 28 countries took part in the poll, commissioned in October 2016.

Over 300 Indian users shared their views on their dream celebrity companions. The results of the survey were released on Thursday, read a statement from the website.

For the Indian market, the survey dates were from October 21 to 31 last year.

As many as 53% of the users wanted to go on a vacation with Deepika, and 40.3% picked Priyanka. Sunny Leone and Jacqueline Fernandez came in at third and fourth place respectively followed by Alia Bhatt.


While young Bollywood actresses dominated the female celebrity roster, Amitabh topped the male celebrity list by garnering 33.3% of all Indian votes.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar came in second with 31.7% votes. Ranbir Kapoor and Virat Kohli’s popularity saw them being voted the third and fourth most desired male celebrity travel buddies respectively.

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo also made an entry. He was placed fifth with 27.3% votes.

As many as 44% voters don’t want to travel with Rakhi Sawant. Bipasha and Vidya Balan got the thumbs down as 28.7% and 26% of the participants respectively chose not to travel with them.

The results also showed that 43.3% of the users want to dance the night away at a nightclub with their dream celebrity travel partners.

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First Published: Apr 06, 2017 12:23 IST

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