With Father’s Day coming up, Shaadi.com, the world’s largest matrimonial website conducted an online survey to find out who the most popular father is. Interestingly, 42.5% Indian women voted for Shah Rukh Khan as ‘India’s Most Popular Father’, followed by Sachin Tendulkar (36.9%) and Amitabh Bachchan (20.6%).
When asked about famous fathers of other nationalities, 40.3% Indian women voted for Barack Obama as ‘Most Admired Dad’, followed by Will Smith (31.4%), David Beckham (15.2%) and Roger Federer (13.1%).
The survey reveals that 43.2% Indian women feel that Shah Rukh Khan & his daughter Suhana top the list of ‘India’s Most Admired Father-Daughter Relationship’ closely followed by Mahesh Bhatt & Alia Bhatt (27.3%), Prakash Padukone & Deepika Padukon (17.2%) and Anil Kapoor & Sonam Kapoor (12.3%).
When asked about ‘Most Admired Father-Son Relationship’, 33.4% Indian women voted for Rishi Kapoor & Ranbir Kapoor followed by Amitabh Bachchan & Abhishek Bachchan (31.2%), Shah Rukh Khan & Aryan (23.3%), and Sunil Gavaskar & Rohan Gavaskar (12.1%). The online poll received over 5,500 responses.
Commenting on this, Gourav Rakshit, COO, Shaadi.com, said, “The survey highlights that people adore and idolize celebrities who spend quality time with family despite their celebrity status. The poll is part of the constant research that Shaadi.com conducts in an attempt to gauge the preferences of today’s youth.”