Ahead of Father's Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and US
President Barack Obama have emerged as the most admired dads in a
Matrimony website Shaadi.com conducted an online survey with
over 5,500 respondents to find out who the most popular father
When Indian women were asked about the country's most popular
father, Shahrukh, who has three children, got the lion's share of
votes, while Obama topped the charts when the ladies were asked
about famous fathers of other nationalities.
Interestingly, 42.5 percent of the women surveyed voted for Shah
Rukh as 'India's Most Popular Father', followed by master blaster
Sachin Tendulkar, who got 36.9 percent votes and then Bollywood
megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who received 20.6
When the women were asked to vote for 'Most Admired Dad' from
famous fathers of other nationalities, 40.3 percent of them chose
Obama, followed by musician Will Smith (31.4 percent), former
football ace David Beckham (15.2 percent) and tennis champion Roger
Federer (13.1 percent).
Commenting on the survey results, Gourav Rakshit, chief
operations officer, Shaadi.com, said in a statement: "The survey
highlights that people adore and idolize celebrities who spend
quality time with family despite their celebrity status."