The survey was conducted by matrimonial site Shaadi.com with over 7,000 men and women in the age bracket of 24-30 years taking part. This was part of the India's Most Wanted Celebrity survey.
He was closely followed by Salman Khan with 25.6 percent votes. Politician Rahul Gandhi and cricketer Virat Kohli filled the third and fourth positions with 21.98 percent and 21.02 percent votes, respectively.
When Indian men were quizzed about the most wanted bachelorette in India "Cocktail" actress Deepika Padukone topped the list with 32.02 percent votes.
"The survey suggests that people are now looking at celebrities as real people with real qualities that would make them great partners in their relationships," said Gourav Rakshit, chief operating officer, Shaadi.com.
Actress Aishwarya Rai, who is married to Abhishek Bachchan, topped the list of favourite celebrity wife with 31.4 percent votes, while actor Hrithik Roshan leads the list of favourite celebrity husbands with 29.11 percent votes.