Bollywood Icon Amitabh Bachchan tops the list as the most admired male. Two politicians – ex US President Barrack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi occupy 2nd and 3rd position respectively. The three famous Bollywood Khans – Aamir (4th), Shah Rukh (8th) and Salman (8th), combined have garnered a little over quarter share of admiration. At fifth position is Microsoft founder and Philanthropist Bill Gates. Other prominent personalities to feature in the Top 10 Most Admired Men are – cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (6th), Canadian PM Justin Trudeau (9th) and Dalai Lama (10th).
Base – 300 (% Share Of Admiration)
Multi Cultural Britain interviewed 300 South Asian women in April 2018. Respondents were given a pre coded list of personalities and also had the option of specifying their own. The two questions were
- Which of the following male personalities do you admire? (Multiple selections)
- Which of the following male personalities do you admire THE MOST? (Single selection)
These two numbers were combined to derive % share of admiration. The MOST ADMIRED personality was given double weighting.