Yahoo India has released the list of top 20 most searched celebrities in its 2014 Year in Review (YIR) report.
Adult-star-turned-actress Sunny Leone has topped the list for the third consecutive time in a row, according to Yahoo India. The Indo-Canadian actress is the most-searched celebrity on Yahoo India this year, beating all the leading actors and actress of B-town, including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif among others.
Poonam Pandey, who is quite famous for posting her explicit photographs on Twitter, has taken the second spot on the list, while Shweta Basu Prasad came third.
Shweta Basu was accused of prostitution in August, but the court recently gave her a clean chit.
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is the fourth most-searched celebrity in India. Surprisingly, her popularity has been credited to the much talked about lip surgery, than her romance with cricketer Virat Kohli. Her online fame has now been boosted due to"PK" promotion. Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has rounded up the top five positions.
Alia hit headlines for her performance in the critically acclaimed film "Highway" and "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania". In the beginning of the year, she hit headlines after appearing in the chat show "Koffee with Karan" season 4.
Alia became the butt of jokes on Twitter, after she said that Prithviraj Chavan was the President of India.
Among the actors, only Hrithik Roshan and John Abraham have made it in the top 20 most searched celebrity list. "Bang Bang" actor Hrithik and John are at sixth and ninth positions respectively.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the seventh most searched Bollywood celebrity on Yahoo's list. While she was barely seen on screen in 2014, the former Miss World made it in the list owing to her Cannes Film Festival 2014 appearance and comeback film news.
Actresses Bipasha Basu and Nargis Fakhri are at eighth and 10th rank respectively in the list.
Surprisingly, Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has landed in the 13th spot, while singer Miley Cyrus is in 18th position in most search celebrity lists in India.
Check out the top 20 list here:
Shweta Basu Prasad
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Kareena Kapoor Khan