Leone pipped Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was the second on the list amid the aggressive digital campaigns during the Lok Sabha elections.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the top most searched personalities this year, coming ahead of Bollywood biggies — the first time a politician has gained more search popularity than entertainment celebrities,” internet major Google said.
“The historic 2014 Lok Sabha elections emerged as India’s first digital election and revealed that an online presence mattered considerably for all political parties.”
The term ‘Elections 2014’ topped Google India’s trending lists in 2014, followed by FIFA 2014, iPhone 6, GATE 2015 and IPL 2014. (2014: YEAR IN SEARCH – WHO GOOGLED WHAT)
‘YIS’ offers a perspective on the year’s biggest interests, major events and searches that ruled the web in India.