Priya Prakash Varrier, a Malayalam actress who gained nation-wide fame for her wink-song Manikya Malaraya Poovi… from the movie ‘Oru Addar Love’ become the most searched personality of the year 2018.
Google also revealed its Year in Search on Wednesday that Nick Jonas, the famous singer and the spouse of actress Priyanka Chopra came at number second. While Priyanka herself grabbed the 4th spot. Second to Priya came dancer Sapna Choudhary.
Apparently, the ex-artist of the famous TV Series Suits, Meghan Markle also became the part of the top ten most search personalities, who married Prince Harry this year.
In the “What is..” topic, section 377, Kiki Challenge, Me Too campaign, ball tampering made its place alongside “What is happening in Syria”.
Jobs near me was part of the “Near Me” category. Searches such as “Massage near me”, “gas stations near me” also found their place.
FIFA World Cup, Karnataka Election Results, Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas Wedding, Statue of Unity and Nipah Virus were the leading news search of the year.
On the Music front, there was a lone English entrant in the form of Despacito. Neha Kakkar’s ‘Dilbar Dilbar’, Arijit Singh’s ‘Tera Fitoor’ and Atif Aslam’s ‘Dekhte Dekhte’ from Bollywood were in the top five.
Google also released the video for Year In Search and its worth your time. In its two minutes, the movie covered various events that happened throughout the year which caught the eyes of the netizens.
With Inputs from IANS