Actress Deepika Padukone has now become the most followed woman in Asia on Twitter with a whopping 16 million followers.

The actress also featured on Twitter India recently released “Most Followed” list for 2016. In the list Deepika Padukone came in 6th behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the top spot followed by Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. She rests one place above her contemporary Priyanka Chopra, who has 15.7 million followers.

Deepika Padukone is also the most followed Indian woman on Facebook and Instagram.

The actress has had a fantastic year with her bagging multiple awards including the Esquire’s International Woman of the Year award, Star Screen Style Icon of the Year award. She also featured in her first Hollywood project 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage'.

Deepika Padukone is currently awaiting the release of her debut Hollywood movie 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage', featuring Vin Diesel. The movie will release on January 20th, 2017.

Deepika is also currently working on ‘Padmavati’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.