Google top searches in 2021: From movies, recipes to How-to, read full list on India

  • The full list of Google top searches in 2021 in India has been released. Check Google top searches in India list here.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 22:33 IST
Google top searches in India list: Know the most searched words on Google in 2021.
Google top searches in India list: Know the most searched words on Google in 2021. (Reuters)
Google top searches in India list: Know the most searched words on Google in 2021.
Google top searches in India list: Know the most searched words on Google in 2021. (Reuters)

The Google top searches in 2021 list is out. 2021 is almost at its end and, looking back, we can see a lot of developments, learnings and more from the year. Google has also released its annual recap of what people searched the most in 2021. In its 'Year in Search 2021' report, Google has listed out what was trending in the year in India and that too category wise such as entertainment, news, sports, etc. Here's a break-up of the top 10 searches by Indians across all categories.

Also, it can be noted that this is not the first time that Google has released such a list. Every year, Google releases 'Year in Search' and revisits the top search trends. According to the latest release the top search of 2021 was 'Indian Premier League' and why not? People in India love playing and watching cricket matches. Here are the top 5 searches for each topic including overall, near me, how to, movies, news events, among others according to the report.


As already stated the most searched topic of the year is Indian Premier League (IPL), followed by CoWIN, ICC T20 World Cup, Euro Cup and Tokyo Olympics.

Near me:

People also look for services and places near me. So here are the top 5 searches under this topic in the year 2021 according to Google:

COVID vaccine near me tops the search as India was hit with the second wave of the pandemic and as there was shortage of vaccination too hence people kept on looking for vaccination near them in order to get the slots.

The other top searches include COVID test near me, food delivery near me, oxygen cylinder near me, Covid hospital near me. And as we can see all of the searches here are related to the pandemic.

How to:

The top 5 searches under how to section include how to register for COVID vaccine, how to download vaccination certificates, how to increase oxygen level, how to link PAN with AADHAAR and how to make oxygen at home.

What is:

Under the what is category the top 5 searches in India are what is black fungus, what is the factorial of hundred, what is Taliban, what is happening in Afghanistan and what is Remdesivir.


The top 5 most searched movies include Jain Bhim, Shershaah, Radhe, Bell Bottom and Eternals.

News Events:

Tokyo Olympics, black fungus, Afghanistan news, West Bengal elections and Tropical cyclone Tauktae were the most searched news events in India.


Neeraj Chopra, Aryan Khan, Shehnaaz Gill, Raj Kundra and Elon Musk topped the charts for most searched personalities in India in 2021.

Sports Events:

Top sports events which people were searching for are Indian premier league, ICC T20 World Cup, Euro Cup, Tokyo Olympics and Copa America.


Top 5 recipes searched in India in 2021 include enoki mushroom, modak, methi matar malai, palak and chicken soup.

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First Published Date: 09 Dec, 13:31 IST