PM Modi most searched personality online in 2019 in India: Yahoo study
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the most searched personality online in India for the second year in a row in 2019, according to study by Yahoo India. Celebrities such as cricketer MS Dhoni and actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas joined PM Modi on the list. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman broke into the top 10 as Indians tracked his dramatic capture and release online. Veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley, whose untimely death was mourned by Indians of every political hue, also found a place on the list.
PM Modi also topped the list of most searched politicians this year with chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee claiming the second spot, edging out Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who had to settle for the third position. Didi as Mamta Banerjee is fondly known as also topped the list of most powerful women of 2019 in India.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan emerged as the most searched male celebrity of 2019, with social media favorites Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar making up the top three. Fans also bid goodbye to thespian Girish Karnad, who passed away in 2019, giving him a place in the top 10. Actress Sunny Leone was once again most searched female celebrity of 2019 – a position she has held through most of the decade, pushing actresses Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Deepika Padukone lower down the list. ………… Read More
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