Actress Mallika Sherawat has beaten Vidya Balan to the finish line of the 'Sexiest Vegetarian Female' poll conducted by PETA.

The announcement has come as quite a shock as all hopes were pinned on Vidya Balan - especially after her The Dirty Picture act - to win the coveted title. However, representatives of PETA insist that the verdict is solely based on the votes collected.

Vidya Balan is known to have re-defined 'sexy' and 'hot' after her popular 'dirty act'. But we guess people had their reasons to vote for the oomphy Mallika Sherawat.

Dhanush successfully bagged the Sexiest Vegetarian Male award, a tag previously enjoyed by Shahid Kapoor. His Kolaveri Di number took the world by storm. However, the simple Dhanush says, "I'm anything but sexy. But if people think I am, I don't know what to say."

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