Amitabh, Sania, Mallya & Nitish- 'Sabse Tez' personalities of the year 2005

New Delhi: December 30, 2005: India’s number one News Channel, Aaj Tak has announced the results of its special 'Sabse Tez Personality of the year' series for the second consecutive year on a special yearly program aired tonight. The 'Sabse Tez' personalities were chosen from the fields of politics, sports, business and films. Aaj Tak editorial board did the preliminary selection of the nominees in all the categories but the final results were derived through the SMS poll, which received a massive response.

After much deliberation, the nominees were short-listed and on the basis of SMS poll response; Amitabh Bachchan, Nitish Kumar, Dr. Vijay Mallaya and Sania Mirza were finally adjudged as the 'Sabse Tez' personalities of the year by getting maximum number of SMS responses in their favour.

The idea was to acknowledge personalities who best embody the values of what 'Sabse Tez' stands for i.e.: leadership, integrity and unrivalled commitment to purpose.

The final results along with the nominees who made it till the final round and the % of votes polled: -

Politics: Nitish Kumar (58%)

Other Nominees: Dr. Manmohan Singh (34%), Buddhadeb Bhattacharya (8%)

Films: Amitabh Bachchan (79%)

Other Nominees: Rani Mukherjee (15%), Saif Ali Khan (6%)

Business: Dr. Vijay Mallya (34%)

Other Nominees: Sunil Bharti Mittal (33%), Ambani Brothers (Mukesh and Anil)


Sports: Sania Mirza (48%)

Other Nominees: Sachin Tendulkar (32%), Rahul Dravid (20%)

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