With This Year Coming to An End, Here’s What India Searched Most On Google In 2015

We are much closer to the end of the year, and it is time to look back at the year that was. Like every year, Google on Wednesday has released its annual list of the most-searched things of 2015 on the internet.

Annually, there are about 1.2 trillion searches made on Google, and the company trawls through its data at the end of every year to come up with lists of the most popular terms. Google’s list of the top trending things of the year refers to “the searches that had the highest spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2015 as compared to 2014

Google curated an overview of India’s top trends of the year 2015 and it includes many categories. The India’s top trending Google searches for 2015 were mostly related to film releases and cricket events, including blockbuster movies such as Bahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, as well as Cricket World Cup and the IPL.

Here are the top searches of the year 2015:

Top Searches on Internet-India (10)

  1. Flipkart
  2. IRCTC
  3. SBI – State Bank of India
  4. Amazon
  5. Snapdeal
  6. Indian Railways
  7. HDFC Bank
  8. Cricbuzz
  9. WhatsApp
  10. Paytm

This list saw a change with Flipkart on top dethroning IRCTC to bag the first place in the ‘Most Searched Searches’. IRCTC topped “Most Searched searches” both in 2013 and 2014.

Trending searches of the year 2015:

Top Searches on Internet-India (1)

  1. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
  2. Bahubali
  3. Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  4. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
  5. Indian Premier League (IPL)
  6. APJ Abdul Kalam
  7. SSC Exam
  8. Bigg Boss 9
  9. Hotstar
  10. Star Sports

Here is the most-searched people list:

Top Searches on Internet-India (9)

  1. Sunny Leone
  2. Salman Khan
  3. APJ Abdul Kalam
  4. Katrina Kaif
  5. Deepika Padukone
  6. Shah Rukh Khan
  7. Yo Yo Honey Singh
  8. Kajal Aggarwal
  9. Alia Bhatt
  10. Narendra Modi

Among the most searched people in the country, Sunny Leone topped the list for the second time. She was followed by Salman Khan and the late APJ Abdul Kalam. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was the second-most searched person last year fell to the tenth position in 2015.

Top trending movies of 2015

'Baahubali' will beat 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' in the box office race soon

  1. Bahubali
  2. Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  3. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
  4. ABCD 2
  5. I
  6. PK
  7. Puli
  8. Roy
  9. Hamari Adhuri Kahani
  10. Srimanthudu

The blockbuster Baahubali pushed Salman’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo to second and third positions on the list of 10 most searched movies.

Most Searched Bollywood Actor – India

Top Searches on Internet-India (8)

  1. Salman Khan
  2. Shah Rukh Khan
  3. Akshay Kumar
  4. Shahid Kapoor
  5. Hrithik Roshan
  6. Ranbir Kapoor
  7. Aamir Khan
  8. Varun Dhawan
  9. Amitabh Bachchan
  10. Ajay Devgan

Most Searched Bollywood Actress – India

Top Searches on Internet-India (3).

 

  1. Sunny Leone
  2. Katrina Kaif
  3. Deepika Padukone
  4. Alia Bhatt
  5. Radhika Apte
  6. Anushka Sharma
  7. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  8. Kareena Kapoor
  9. Priyanka Chopra
  10. Poonam Pandey

The bold and beautiful Sunny Leone seemed to have an eventful year. Apart from topping the list of most searched people in India, Sunny also topped the Most-searched Bollywood actresses list, followed by Katrina Kaif.

Most Searched Sportsperson, 2015 – India

Top Searches on Internet-India (12)

  1. Virat Kohli
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Sachin Tendulkar
  4. M S Dhoni
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo
  6. Roger Federer
  7. Sania Mirza
  8. Rohit Sharma
  9. Yuvraj Singh
  10. Novak Djokovic

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli’s topped the list of the most searched sportsperson on Google India in 2015. Kohli is just ahead of Barcelona football club star Lionel Messi in the top 10 list that features as many as six Indians. Interestingly, Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from all forms of cricket in 2013, is in third place

Coming to the Most Searched Mobile Devices – India

Top Searches on Internet-India (7)

  1. YU Yureka
  2. Apple iPhone 6S
  3. Lenovo K3 Note
  4. Lenovo A7000
  5. Moto G
  6. Micromax Canvas Silver 5
  7. Samsung Galaxy J7
  8. Moto X Play
  9. Micromax Canvas Spark
  10. Lenovo A6000

In the mobile category, Micromax’s subsidiary Yu Televentures — which offers Cyanogen OS exclusively in the country — garnered the most amount of attention for the budget Yureka.

To see all the lists and explore 2015’s biggest moments in India and around the world, CLICK HERE

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