More people searched online for Bollywood newcomer Sunny Leone than actors like Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar,making the adult star the most searched personality this year,according to Google India’s annual Zeitgeist.
The Google India Zeitgiest tracks the year’s major events and trends based on Google searches conducted in the country.
Bollywood hits and the Indian Premier League topped the trending charts,with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Chennai Express’ topping the Zeitgeist chart this year.
Following in the list was Indian Premier League 2013,Bollywood film Aashiqui 2,while UIDAI,John Walker and Jiah Khan also made it in the top 10 list.
“From a search trends perspective,2013 was clearly the year of entertainment. Online shopping,banking and e-commerce also continued their upward trend a clear testimony to Indians embracing online transactions,” Rajan Anandan,VP and Managing Director (Sales and Operations) at Google India,said.
Searches on mobile phones were driven by people looking for restaurants,bars and movies,followed by coffee and cricket score.
Exotic travel destinations like Macau,Maldives and Mauritius also saw more searches than places like Boston,Dubai,Amsterdam and Singapore.
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