Katrina Kaif
Katrina KaifReuters

Actress Katrina Kaif is the undisputed queen among the Indian internet surfers as she continued to maintain the leading position in the category of images downloaded for the 4th consecutive year according to the findings of Airtel Mobitude 2012.


Katrina beat Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma and Vidya Balan to make it to the top the list of five most downloaded Bollywood actresses while Deepika Padukone failed to make it to the list this year.

Among actors, Shah Rukh Khan led in the category of Bollywood actors' wallpaper downloads. He is followed by Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar. Bollywood stalwart Aamir Khan did not fare in this list for the 3rd year in a row.

India recorded over 75 million wallpapers (with 300% growth) and 150 million plus music downloads this year. "Chikni Chameli" from "Agneepath" was the most downloaded song of the year, according to the findings of Airtel Mobitude 2012.

In another trend reported this year, wallpaper downloads of female actresses outnumbered the same recorded for their male counterparts by over 6788%. South India showed a strong traction for imagery - with Tollywood sensation Trisha seeing downloads 325% higher than the numbers seen for top 5 Bollywood actors put together.

Among sports stars' imagery downloads, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar dropped down to the second rank as Yuvraj Singh claimed the numero uno spot. Other cricketers in the top five list are MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina.

"Kolaveri Di", which witnessed 2,10,000 downloads in just 18 days last year, maintained the top position in 2012 as well and "Teri Meri" from "Bodyguard" is ranked second.

"Dabangg" tops charts as the most viewed movie on Airtel Video Talkies, while "Singham" led on Airtel Audio Talkies. Bollywood blockbuster and epic hit "Sholay" continues to be an all-time favorite with customers, who till date, are tuning into the audio edition of the movie on Airtel Audio Talkies.