The Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2020 list has been unveiled, and it features women under 40 across various fields. It puts the spotlight on those who have made a mark in the last year and won hearts. The ranking is based on votes cast in an online poll, along with an internal jury.
This year Rhea Chakraborty has topped the list. A superficial reading of the word ‘desirable’ would have you think it is all about physical appeal and glamour. But it’s not just about charm, physique or good looks. It is also about how much you think about a person, about the mind space an individual occupies.
In the last year, Rhea was one of the most-talked-about people – but not for a reason she would’ve ever imagined for. She found herself cast in a terrifying role off-screen – one that she never asked for, and one that was forcibly thrust upon her with the sudden death of Sushant Singh Rajput. And overnight, her life changed forever.
Before she could even grieve, she was stuck in a…