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Virat Kohli, Sania Mirza top Forbes '30 under 30 Asia' list

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Virat Kohli is among the top athletes in the list

In the inaugural list of ‘30 under 30 Asia’, which comprises of ‘ top promising leaders and game changers under the age of 30 in Asia’, released by Forbes, Sania Mirza, Virat Kohli and Saina Nehwal find themselves in front of the order among the 56 Indians who are part of the list.

The 27-year-old Indian limited-overs vice-captain was ranked among the highest-earning celebrities with a sum of $ 11.3 million.

“At the top of India's cricket culture is batting prince Kohli, who led India to clean sweep in their Twenty 20 series against Australia in January,” Forbes said of the batsman.

Sania Mirza, who had such a superb 2015, where she won 2 Grand Slams with Martina Hingis in the Woman’s Doubles, also saw praise coming her way, with the magazine terming her as the "most successful female Indian tennis player ever”.

Saina Nehwal, who also had such a fine 2015, also got high praise with the magazine terming her as a “role model”. 

The group highlights inspiring young leaders several fields consisting of consumer technology, enterprise technology, arts, healthcare and science, media, social entrepreneurship, finance, industry and retail and comprises of celebrities from India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Vietnam and Australia

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