India’s most searched topic on Google in 2019, shows trends


Cricket World Cup was the most searched news in 2019 followed by Lok Sabha elections, says Google as it looks back into the search trends of the year.

Google India recently announced its ‘Year in Search’ results which spoke about standout moments in search across news, sporting events, personalities, movies, songs and more.

“The top 10 overall list of trending search terms this year reflected the country’s excitement around events like the Cricket World Cup, the Lok Sabha elections followed by the buzzing interest that surrounded the launch of Chandrayaan 2,” said the report.

“Movies like Kabir Singh, Gully Boy, Mission Mangal, Joker, and a double-entry of Marvel’s blockbusters — Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel also featured in the overall list,” it added.

In the sporting searches category, Cricket World Cup, was followed by the Pro Kabaddi League and international sporting events including Wimbledon, Copa América, and the tennis tournaments (including the Australian, French and US Open).

Overall, Chandrayaan 2 was the third most searched item, followed by Bollywood movie Kabir Singh.

Hollywood movie Avengers: Endgame is on the fifth spot.

In terms of personalities who were searched the most in 2019 in India, former cricketer Yuvraj Singh is on the third spot.

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