The Staff Selection Commission exam on Sunday posed a question that threw some of the 10 lakh-odd exam takers off track. The question:
Q: Who among the following actresses is the tallest in height [sic]?
A: (a) Huma Qureshi (b) Katrina Kaif (c) Deepika Padukone (d) Preity Zinta
The answer is at the end of this article. But here are 10 top heroines and heroes, height-wise, from India's tinsel town.
10-9: Aishwarya Rai, Huma Qureshi 1.70 m
8: Priyanka Chopra 1.72 m
7: Sonakshi Sinha 1.73 m
6: Katrina Kaif 1.74 m
2-3-4-5: Mugdha Godse, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor at 1.75 cm
1: Yukta Mookhey 180 cm
Other mentions: Kareena Kapoor 1.63 m, Alia Bhatt 1.68, Parineeti Chopra 1.72 m, Nargis Fakhri 1.75 m.
10: Aamir Khan 1.68 m
9: Shah Rukh Khan - 1.73 m
8: Salman Khan - 1.74
7: Saif Ali Khan - 1.75 m
6-5: Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar - 1.80 m
4: Ranbir Kapoor - 1.83 m
3: Hrithik Roshan - 1.82 m
2: Abhay Deol - 1.85 m
1: Amitabh Bachchan - 1.88 m
Other mentions: Sidharth Malhotra - 1.85 m, Varun Dhawan - 1.78 m, Arjun Kapoor - 1.85 m, Arjun Rampal - 1.85 m, Ranveer Singh - 1.78 m
The answer to the SSC question is option (c) Deepika Padukone.