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14 People We Developed A Crush On In 2016

Both Anil Kapoor and his son are on this list so yeah, 2016 has been pretty fuckin' wild.

1. Arshad Khan a.k.a. Chaiwala

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Discovered by Pakistani photographer Jiah Ali, innocuously selling tea in Islamabad, Arshad Khan a.k.a. Chaiwala quickly catapulted to fame this year. Since the photo, Khan has landed a modelling contract and a movie.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍😍😍

2. Mithila Palkar

She is hands down the most relatable girl you've seen in the web series Little Things, Girl In The City and Official Chukyagiri. She is also a hella talented singer, and she can do wondrous things with a plastic cup and her bare hands.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍

3. Sumeet Vyas

He made us all want to either be his permanent roommate or go on a road trip with him this year. Aside from being a skilled actor, Vyas is also a writer. AND he looks the way he does so there is basically no reason for you to not fantasise about getting married to him.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍😍

4. Rupinder Pal Singh

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The 25-year-old Indian field hockey player kicked ass at the Rio Olympics this year. He scored important goals for the country and as an added bonus he looks like a dream in a headband so everybody wins.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

5. Mallika Dua

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Apart from being hilarious as "Make-up didi", Dua is an all-round baller who is a genuine delight in some of the latest AIB videos. Plus, her body-positivity makes her all the more beautiful.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

6. Shobhit Banwait

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This bearded beauty revamped popular hits like "Closer", "Cheap Thrills", and β€œHow Deep Is Your Love” with the use of a tabla, and also became our collective bae. You can groove to his jams here.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍

7. Harshvardhan Kapoor

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He entered our lives with his debut film Mirzya and sweet-talked his way into our hearts when he spoke intelligently to Anupama Chopra about world cinema.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

8. Rahul Khanna

This one was interesting because he's been around for many years, but his work on Snapchat is what made us all unanimously crush on him this year. From classic punnery to excellent shirtlessness, Khanna's Snapchat is a treasure trove of all things beautiful. If you are a blaspheme and don't follow him already, do so now @MrKhannaSnaps.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍😍

9. Disha Patani

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She won multiple hearts with her short but impactful performance in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. She is all sorts of goals when it comes to fitness. And she looks like a goddess. It's hard to not love her.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

10. Fatima Sana Shaikh

Shaikh plays Geeta Phogat in the upcoming Aamir Khan film Dangal and it isn't just her promising acting talent that's making people fall in love with her. With her sense of humour on Koffee With Karan, Shaikh had us rooting for her to get more screen-time in life.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

11. Sanya Malhotra

She debuts this year as Babita Phogat in Dangal. Her camaraderie with her on-screen sister/IRL BFF Fatima Shaikh shows why everybody needs female friendships in their lives. Also, look at her channeling her inner BeyoncΓ© and killing it with Shaikh in this video.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍😍

12. Suniel Shetty

The year of 2016 was when we realised that Suniel Shetty has metamorphed into the foxiest daddy ever (nnngghh dadbod). As a bonus, his Instagrams are a blessing to the world.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

13. Rohit Khandelwal

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He is the first Indian man to win the Mr. World pageant. He has washboard abs and a jaw that can cut glass. What's not to like?

S.O. ranking: 😍😍

14. Anil Kapoor

People lost their shit when Kapoor debuted his brand new undercut (that made him look 15-years younger than his age) on social media. We've not been able to get over it since.

S.O. ranking: 😍😍😍

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