Times of India has announced the coveted list of talent and glamour – The Times 20 Most Desirable Men on TV of 2018. With an aim to celebrate talent, persona and the desirability quotient, the nominations include popular and some of the most good-looking actors of the TV industry. The much-awaited list is based on the evaluation of an internal jury that ranks celebrities on their attributes that include talent, personality, charisma, popularity, and appearance. Celebrating glamour and desirability, this year’s list includes men who are not only hot but have won the hearts of the audience with their talent and engaging content on social media. The list celebrates men who have stood out among their peers by leaving a mark on the minds of their fans.
Pearl V Puri has topped the list thanks to his oomph-worthy performance in ‘Naagin 3’. Pearl’s sizzling on-screen chemistry with his co-star Surbhi Jyoti along with his charming personality, made him a favourite among audiences. His growing popularity, stellar performances and great personality have earned him the top rank in the coveted list.
When asked what makes him the most desirable man in the television industry, Puri said, “It feels great to top this list. It has come to me as a surprise because I believe I am a simple person and never try to do anything extravagant off-screen. I am very comfortable with who I am and I guess that’s where I get my confidence from.”
‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s leading actor Mohsin Khan struck a chord with the audience and grabbed the second position as the most desirable man of TV of 2018. Khan became a household name with his portrayal of Kartik Goenka making him a heartthrob among youngsters. Parth Samthaan, seen as Anurag Basu in the second edition of ‘Kasautii Zindagi Kay’, came third on the list. The chocolate boy became an instant hit among women with his gentle smile and endearing personality. Last year’s winner, TV industry’s angry-but-cute young man Shaheer Shaikh remained among the top 5 this year as he slipped to the fourth position. With a strong following of international audience, the actor has always reined the hearts of his fans with his charming personality and superior acting skills.
On the fifth position, Zain Imam has dazzled audiences with his great physique and beautiful smile. The actor has also showcased his brawn when he participated in much-hyped ‘Khatron ke Khiladi’ show. Imam’s enigmatic personality makes him one of the most desirable men of the telly world.