Bing reveals India’s most-searched topics in 2014

New Delhi, 1st December, 2014 – Bing has revealed top search trends for 2014, the search engine’s annual look-back at what information people are searching for the most on the Internet. Not surprisingly, movies, music, sports, celebrities, politics, and news emerge as the most popular searches among Indian netizens. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most sought-after political leader, ahead of Jayalalithaa, Smriti Irani, and even Jawaharlal Nehru, the country’s first prime minister. Despite retiring, Sourav Ganguly continues his reign at the top as the most popular sportsperson on the Net while Sunny Leone tops the celebrity list, fighting off challenge from Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. Read the complete Bing Search Trends

World peace seems top-of-mind for online audiences, with more Indians actively tracking ISIS online than the 2014 general elections, Mangalgyaan Mars Orbiter Mission, the Pro-Kabaddi League, etc. Sunny Leone starrer Ragini MMS 2, 2014’s top opening weekend grosser, topped the Internet charts.

Looking at what Indian searched most on Bing in 2014

Movies Music Sports Celebrities Political Leaders News Topics
Holiday Drama Queen Sourav Ganguly Sunny Leone Narendra Modi ISIS
Kick Bang Bang Sachin Tendulkar Katrina Kaif Jayalalitha Elections 2014
Jai Ho Ice cream Mary Kom Deepika Padukone Smriti Irani Asian games
Yaariyan Suno Na Sangemarmar Virat Kohli Priyanka Chopra Jawaharlal Nehru Mangalyaan
Ek Villain Sunny Sunny Saina Nehwal Salman Khan Indira Gandhi Xi Jinping India visit
Highway ABCD Yuvraj Singh Kareena Kapoor Sonia Gandhi Pro Kabaddi
Gunday Hangover MS Dhoni Preity Zinta Arun Jaitley Indian Super League
Main Tera Hero Caller Tune Leander Paes Alia Bhatt Rajiv Gandhi One Life is Not Enough
Singham Returns Sawan Aaya Hai Sunil Gavaskar Hrithik Roshan Manmohan Singh National Sports Day
Queen Daawat E Ishq Shikhar Dhawan Parineeti Chopra Sushma Swaraj Akash Missile launch

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