Google Year in Search: Here’s what India searched for in 2020

    As far as the top five trends in India are concerned, Indian Premier League made it to the top. It was followed by Coronavirus, US election results, PM Kisan Yojana, and Bihar election results on the second, third, fourth and fifth spots.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Dec 09 2020, 04:01 PM IST
    Year in Search 2020
    Year in Search 2020 (Google)
    Year in Search 2020
    Year in Search 2020 (Google)

    The year 2020 is coming to an end. As we inch closer to 2021, Google has shared a list of top trends that created a buzz in India this year.

    Google said that the trending search terms this year were dominated by the obvious concern around the global pandemic, with a surge in questions about Coronavirus. While the excitement around the Indian Premier League made it the top trending query, the US elections triggered significant search activity along with Bihar elections and Delhi elections.

    Additionally, US President-elect Joe Biden emerged as one of the top trending personalities, along with TV journalist Arnab Goswami. Apart from Joe Biden and Arnab Goswami, Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor made it to the most searched personalities this year. Apart from them, Amitabh Bacchan, actress Kangana Ranaut, Rhea Chakraborty, and Ankita Lokhande also featured in the trending personalities.

    Talking about movies Dil Bechara emerged as the top trending movie of 2020, followed by Tamil action-drama Soorarai Pottru. Bollywood biopics like Tanhaji, Shakuntala Devi, and Gunjan Saxena captured the top five spots.

    Among the major news events, the Indian Premier League, Coronavirus and US elections triggered noteworthy search activity, as users looked for the latest updates and election results.

    As far as the top five trends in India are concerned, the Indian Premier League made it to the top. It was followed by Coronavirus, US election results, PM Kisan Yojana, and Bihar election results on the second, third, fourth and fifth spots.

    Globally, Coronavirus emerged as the top trend on Google. It was followed Election results, Kobe Bryant, Zoom and IPL.

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    First Published Date: 09 Dec, 03:56 PM IST
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