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Vivian DSena named TV Personality 2017 in Sabras Radio poll

Television hunk, Vivian DSena has been named TV Personality 2017, in a poll conducted by Sabras Radio and compiled in conjunction with .

This is the second consecutive year that DSena, who plays Harman Singh in Colors’ show ‘Shakti’ has topped the poll after also coming No.1 last year. Beside ‘Shakti’, DSena has had a relatively quiet year with work on the hit show let do the talking. TV Personality 2017 is the biggest Indian television poll ran on UK Asian radio. The annual poll, now in its third year, consists of Top 30 finalists based on votes. It is helmed by Raj Baddhan, who heads the two popular outlets in the UK.

Founder of the annual TV Personality, Raj Baddhan said, “With popularity of Indian television stars rising each passing year, we’re proud at Sabras Radio and to run such a huge and comprehensive poll – the biggest on UK Asian radio. Huge congrats to Vivian DSena on topping the poll again for the second year. Well done to the other 29 finalists too that made it inside the Top 30. Thank you to all the fans that voted in their thousands to make this the biggest TV Personality so far.”

Another television favourite, Barun Sobti made a splash in this year’s poll at No.2 for his performance in the doomed show ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Season 3’ on Star Plus. Helly Shah was the highest placed female at No.3 for her award-winning performance in ‘Devanshi’. Shah did not budge from her position last year. Drashti Dhami was at No.4 for her memorable role as Naina in ‘Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil’ and her best friend, Sanaya Irani rounded off the Top 5 for her participation in this year’s ‘Nach Baliye 8’. The show ‘Ishqbaaaz’ took away four slots inside the Top 30 with Shrenu Parikh (23), Kunal Jaisingh (22), Nakuul Mehta (15) and Surbhi Chanda (7) all making it into the final.

Others that surprised in the poll this year include ‘Zindagi Ki Mehek’ stars Karan Vohra (9) and Samiksha Jaiswal (16), plus Rajat Tokas with his army fans that put him at No.6. ‘Swaragini’ star Varun Kapoor was at No.8 and ‘Naamkarann’ actors Zain Imam and Aditi Rathore were at No.10 and No.11 respectively.

Some of the actors that missed out on this year’s Top 30 chart were Mohsin Khan from ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, Nia Sharma from ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’, Ravi Dubey from ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’, Namik Paul and Vikram Singh Chauhan from ‘Ek Deewana Tha’, Aham Sharma and Krystle D’Souza from ‘Bhramrakshas’, Rubina Dilaik from ‘Shakti’ and Karan Tacker from ‘Nach Baliye 8’.

The Top 30 finalists: TV Personality 2017
1. Vivian DSena

2. Barun Sobti
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Season 3

3. Helly Shah

4. Drashti Dhami
Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil

5. Sanaya Irani
Nach Baliye 8

6. Rajat Tokas
Chandra Nandini

7. Surbhi Chandna

8. Varun Kapoor
Savitri Devi College & Hospital

9. Karan Vohra
Zindagi Ki Mehek

10. Zain Imam

11. Aditi Rathore

12. Jennifer Winget

13. Ashish Chowdhry

14. Param Singh

15. Nakuul Mehta

16. Samiksha Jaiswal
Zindagi Ki Mehek

17. Tejasswi Prakash
Rishta Hum Likhenge Naya

18. Niti Taylor

19. Shaheer Sheikh
Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

20. Saurabh Raaj Jain

21. Shilpa Shinde
Bigg Boss 11

22. Kunal Jaisingh

23. Shrenu Parikh

24. Erica Fernandes
Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

25. Hina Khan
Bigg Boss 11 / Khatron Ke Khiladi

26. Shivangi Joshi
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

27. Arjun Bijlani
Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil / Ishq Mein Mar Jawan

28. Kratika Sengar

29. Namish Taneja

30. Shivani Tomar
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Season 3

The TV Personality 2017 special show was aired as a Christmas special on Sabras Radio on Monday 25th December between 13:00 – 15:00 (UK).