According to the American publication, over 1.2 million votes were cast in the poll, of which Khan received 4%.
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Shahrukh Khan, the Bollywood Megastar has secured the top position in Time Magazine’s poll for its annual TIME100 list. The 57-year-old actor is currently riding high on the success of his latest release ‘Pathaan’, which became a huge blockbuster at the global box office after its release in January earning over Rs 1000 crore worldwide.
In the poll, the magazine readers vote for the individuals they believe deserve a spot on the annual list of the most influential people. According to the American publication, over 1.2 million votes were cast in the poll, of which Khan received 4%. The second spot went to Iranian women (3.2%) protesting for greater freedom from the country’s Islamic regime. They garnered 3% of the votes. The women also won the magazine’s 2022 Person of the Year reader poll. In third place, with 2% of the votes, were the healthcare workers who’ve been at the frontlines of the pandemic since 2020.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took the fourth spot, with each of them getting 1.9% of the votes. Harry made headlines around the world earlier this year after he released his memoir Spare, and opened up about his experiences as a member of the British royal family. Meghan hosts a podcast titled Archetypes. Footballer Lionel Messi took the fifth spot on the list with 1.8% of the votes.