Priyanka Chopra still making a splash

Priyanka Chopra at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala last month.
Priyanka Chopra at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala last month.PHOTO: REUTERS

Baywatch may have tanked, but co-star Priyanka Chopra is making waves elsewhere.

A week after ranking on The Hollywood Reporter's inaugural Top Actors chart at No. 2 two weeks ago, the 2000 Miss World replaces Baywatch co-star Dwayne Johnson atop the newest tally.

The Top Actors chart is a ranking of the most popular actors on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, with global data provided by social media analytics company MVPindex.

Getting picked for an advertising campaign for US fashion house Gap has also raised her profile.

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Chopra, 34, who made her US breakthrough with a leading role in television thriller series Quantico, was recently slammed on social media for not being "decently" dressed and sitting in a disrespectful posture during her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 19, 2017, with the headline 'Priyanka Chopra still making a splash'. Print Edition | Subscribe