Google’s Most Searched Items List For 2017 Is Now Out!


Every year Google released its most searched XYZs and the world goes gaga over it. Reson being that the most searched list gives the name-fellows immense popularity and credibility of being people’s choice in a year.

And the most awaited list is finally out for 2017!

This year, not-surprisingly, Bahubali 2 topped the list of Google’s most searched items in India in 2017, overhauling everything else that happened this year.

The maiden instalment of the Telugu blockbuster was abruptly the highest grossing Indian film of all time until Dangal beat it. Parenthetically, Dangal has ranked fourth on the list of most searched words or phrases in 2017.

As a most-searched-item, Bollywood ranked uno in the list of 10 with Half Girlfriend, Badrinath ki Dulhaniya, Munna Michael, Jagga Jasoos and Raees and Dangal taking up six spots.

The remaining three spots are exercised up by another thing that ensures India’s collective deference— cricket. The IPL takes the second spot overall, with Champions Trophy and the phrase ‘live cricket score’ also addressing it to the list.

Among entertainers whose names were scrutinized for the most, women subjected. Actors Sunny Leone and Disha Patani, Bigg Boss competitors Arshi Khan and Sapna Choudhary and Youtuber Vidya Vox were the top five.

Google’s Year in Search video shows that the most sought-after phrase was how to. While the presumed topics made it to the capital of the list this year- globally it was Hurricane Irma, iPhone 8 and iPhone X— a lot of the how-to queries were emblematic of the explosion in world politics that the year has noticed.

The video released by Google starts with text that reads:

This year more than ever we asked ‘how’!

How many refugees are there in the world?

How to help refugees?

How to calm a dog during a storm?

How to help flood victims?

How to help Las Vegas, Syria, Rohingya, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela, etc.?


How to freeze credit?

However, it wasn’t just about disasters. How to watch the eclipse featured in the top searches list. So did how to make a difference, how to be a strong woman, how to be a good parent, and how to be a superhero.

India’s how to questions were topped by how to link Aadhaar with PAN card (here’s how), how to file GST returns, how to book Jio phone and how to buy bitcoin in India.

In the news section, North Korea, Bitcoin, the Manchester shooting and Las Vegas were most searched globally, and in India, it was GST, the UP election results, CBSE results, the IPL and ICC Champions Trophy.