Priya Prakash Varrier Beats Sunny Leone and Priyanka Chopra To Become Most Searched Celebrity On Google

Nagini Shree |Dec 12, 2018

Priya Prakash turned into an overnight sensation after a teaser clip from the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi released on social media, beating Sunny Leone and Priyanka Chopra.

The end of 2018 is coming closer, this means it's time for Google to identify the most-searched celebrities. And now, we’ve got the list of most searched celebrities in India (Google search 2018)

Take a look at the top 10 most searched personality of the year from Google India.

1. Priya Prakash Varrier

Remember Priya Prakash Varrier, the Oru Adaar Love actress who left the Internet smitten with her 'wink song' Manikya Malaraya Poovi? Maybe you are one of thousands of people who searched for the eighteen-year-old girl from Thrisshur in Kerala on the Internet. The video showing Priya, dressed in a school uniform, making some adorable gestures at a boy apparently of her class went viral overnight and turned her into a sensation. It has over 83 million views on YouTube as of now. It is no surprise that she has dethroned Sunny Leone as the most-searched celeb on Google.

2. Nick Jonas


Nick Jonas occupies the second spot on the list. The US singer recently tied the knot with Priyanka Chopra at the luxuriant palace Umaid Bhavan in Jodhpur. Nick and Priyanka started making headlines in May after they were spotted together on several dinner dates then officially announced to get engaged in Mumbai in Roka ceremony. Their big fat wedding following by Christian wedding and Hindu traditional rituals set the Internet on fire. Therefore, that Nick Jonas is put on the top list of most searched celebrities of 2018 is a common sense.

3. Sapna Choudhary

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The third place goes to Sapna Choudhary, a popular dancer, singer and stage performer from Haryana.  Sapna had started her career as a dancer at the very young age to support financially her family, and fortune smiled on her when her incredible talent was realized and gained her popularity in Bollywood industry. Thanks to dance and music clips went viral on the Internet, Sapna took part in Big Boss in 2017 in the role of a contestant. This year, she has achieved big successes in the dancing field, especially with Veere Di Wedding.

4. Priyanka Chopra

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2018 has been a big year for Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. Her love story with US singer Nick Jonas and dreamy wedding celebrations have made headlines in both Indian and international world. Moreover, another good news comes after her wedding rituals when she makes it to the Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women List.

5. Anand Ahuja

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Anand Ahuja, the founder of Bhane, a popular clothing brand and the sneaker boutique VegNonVeg, got hitched to Sonam Kapoor in May 2018. Ahuja comes from a family of well-to-do businessmen and had completed his post-graduation in America. Upon his return to India, he joined in the family business – Shahi Exports, India’s largest export house. While Sonam Kapoor frequently steals the spotlight, Anand Ahuja has remained shadowed from media attention. Anand Ahuja has been hitting headlines often ever since his relationship with Sonam Kapoor making the rounds.

6.Sara Ali Khan

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Sara Ali Khan, the daughter of legendary actor Saif Ali Khan, has finally made her debut and entered the glamorous world of showbiz with Kedarnath, which she starred opposite actor Sushant Singh Rajput.  After that, Sara Ali Khan will be seen next in the upcoming masala flick Simmba, which has been produced by Rohit Shetty. In terms of television shows, Sara Ali Khan debuted in Koffee With Karan Season 6 along with her father.

7. Salman Khan

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Topping the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List seems to have become a habit for Salman Khan and became India’s highest-paid celebrity on the list for the third consecutive year. The actor also stars in two projects namely Race 3 and Loveyatri where he launched his brother-in-law Ayush Sharma.

8. Meghan Markle

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Before becoming the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle was a former American actress and lifestyle blogger, who rose to fame after starring in legal drama Suits. Her wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018 was graced by a huge number of celebrities such as David Beckham, George Clooney, Priyanka Chopra and others, not to mention esteemed guests from politics.

9. Anup Jalota

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The ‘Bhajan Samraat’ of India, Anup Jalota, make a spotlight ever since his first day in the Bigg Boss 12 house. Besides, Anup Jalota is widely known in India for the performances in Hindu music, bhajan and the Urdu form of poetry, ghazal.

10. Boney Kapoor

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The late legendary actress Sridevi Boney Kapoor's husband Boney Kapoor, is an Indian powerful film producer with several hit Bollywood films such as Mr. India, No Entry and Judaai. After the sudden demise of his wife in February 2018, Boney Kapoor and his children made headlines across news channels.


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