Anushka, one of Indian film industry's highest paid actresses, is all of 29. She started out her career as a model in 2007, making her acting debut in 2008 in the hugely successful "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi," which won her a Filmfare award for Best Actress.
Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu recently achieved a career-best ranking of World No 2. The 22-year-old clinched titles at Syed Modi GPG, India Open, Korea Open, besides finishing second at World championship, Hong Kong Open and Dubai Super Series Finals.
The Forbes list highlights 300 young individuals driving change in Asia. Representing 24 countries across Asia-Pacific - including Azerbaijan and North Korea for the first time - the finalists were selected from thousands of online nominations.
Pakistani singer Momina Mustehsan, who shot to fame with the Coke Studio version of "Afreen afreen", which she sang with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for, too finds a mention.