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Shah Rukh Khan voted India's most popular father

  | June 15, 2013 15:44 IST (Mumbai)
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Shah Rukh received 34.83 percent votes while Amitabh Bachchan took the second spot with 31.58 percent of the women surveyed

Shah Rukh Khan, a doting dad of Aryan and Suhana, has been voted India's most popular father in a Father's Day poll conducted by a web site.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting dad of Aryan and Suhana, has been voted India's most popular father in a Father's Day poll conducted by a web site. He got more votes than megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has a daughter and a son.
The results of the poll, conducted among over 11,000 Indian women, were announced a day ahead of Father's Day on Sunday.
Shah Rukh received 34.83 percent votes while Amitabh was chosen by 31.58 percent of the women surveyed. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took the third spot with 18.61 percent.
"The poll showcases some of the most successful Indian men whose love and dedication also makes them popular fathers. This suggests that people are looking at celebrities as real people with real relationships," Gourav Rakshit, COO of the website said.
The poll also posed other questions to the respondents.
In the survey for the country's most popular father-daughter relationship, Big B took the top spot along with his daughter Shweta, who is married to businessman Nikhil Nanda.
Veteran actor Jeetendra and her film producer daughter Ekta Kapoor got 35.06 percent votes followed by father-daughter duo Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor (22.42 percent).
Also, 44.85 percent Indian women voted for Shah Rukh and his son Aryan as India's most popular father-son duo.


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